Engines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en CFM prepares for ‘scary’ production ramp-up on LEAP program http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/cfm-prepares-scary-production-ramp-leap-program <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation and its CFM International joint venture (JV) partner, Safran Aircraft Engines, face a “scary, daunting” production ramp-up on the LEAP engine program, but remain confident they will meet ambitious production targets, a senior GE executive said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/cfm-prepares-scary-production-ramp-leap-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/cfm-prepares-scary-production-ramp-leap-program#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW On-Location Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:43:00 +0000 230131 at http://atwonline.com <p>CFM International LEAP-1B&nbsp;(left) and -1A engines being manufactured at GE Aviation&rsquo;s Lafayette, Indiana facility.</p> GE Aviation Fatigue cracking indicated in American 767 engine failure http://atwonline.com/safety/fatigue-cracking-indicated-american-767-engine-failure <div class="node-body article-body">Evidence of fatigue cracking has been discovered in the fractured high-pressure turbine disk from the GE Aviation CF6 engine that suffered an uncontained failure on an American Airlines Boeing 767-300 a week ago.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/fatigue-cracking-indicated-american-767-engine-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/fatigue-cracking-indicated-american-767-engine-failure#comments Airlines Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:12:00 +0000 229441 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cracked fan disk from the engine in question.</p> NTSB Rolls-Royce increases ceramic composites research http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-increases-ceramic-composites-research <div class="node-body article-body">UK engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is to increase its presence in California with a $30 million investment in a new 62,000 sq. ft. facility for research and development of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials and processes for future engine components. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-increases-ceramic-composites-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-increases-ceramic-composites-research#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 03 Nov 2016 18:20:00 +0000 229301 at http://atwonline.com <p>Composites on the Advanced Low Pressure System engine demonstrator.</p> Rolls-Royce IAE V2500 engine to power Air China, Shenzhen Airlines, BoComm A320s http://atwonline.com/engines/iae-v2500-engine-power-air-china-shenzhen-airlines-bocomm-a320s <div class="node-body article-body">Air China, Shenzhen Airlines and Shanghai-based Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co. (BoComm) have selected IAE International Aero Engines’ V2500 engine to power 41 firm ordered Airbus A320 family aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/iae-v2500-engine-power-air-china-shenzhen-airlines-bocomm-a320s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/iae-v2500-engine-power-air-china-shenzhen-airlines-bocomm-a320s#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:30:00 +0000 229191 at http://atwonline.com Xiamen Airlines selects GEnx-1B engines to power Boeing 787-9s http://atwonline.com/engines/xiamen-airlines-selects-genx-1b-engines-power-boeing-787-9s <div class="node-body article-body">China Southern subsidiary Xiamen Airlines has selected GE Aviation GEnx-1B engines to power its additional six Boeing 787-9s from a July 2016 order. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/xiamen-airlines-selects-genx-1b-engines-power-boeing-787-9s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/xiamen-airlines-selects-genx-1b-engines-power-boeing-787-9s#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:05:00 +0000 229161 at http://atwonline.com Investigators probe American CF6 engine failure http://atwonline.com/safety/investigators-probe-american-cf6-engine-failure <div class="node-body article-body">Accident investigators are puzzling over the causes of the first-ever failure of a second-stage high-pressure (HP) turbine stage on a GE Aviation CF6-80C2 engine, which experienced an uncontained release of debris during the Oct. 28 takeoff run of an American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/investigators-probe-american-cf6-engine-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/investigators-probe-american-cf6-engine-failure#comments Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 01 Nov 2016 19:27:00 +0000 229041 at http://atwonline.com China’s CDP Leasing selects CFM LEAP-1A engine to power A320neos http://atwonline.com/engines/china-s-cdp-leasing-selects-cfm-leap-1a-engine-power-a320neos <div class="node-body article-body">China Development Bank (CDP) Leasing has chosen CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines for its first batch of Airbus A320neos. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/china-s-cdp-leasing-selects-cfm-leap-1a-engine-power-a320neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/china-s-cdp-leasing-selects-cfm-leap-1a-engine-power-a320neos#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:56:00 +0000 229031 at http://atwonline.com American Boeing 767 catches fire after ‘uncontained engine failure’ http://atwonline.com/safety/american-boeing-767-catches-fire-after-uncontained-engine-failure <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has confirmed that 23 passengers and one member of cabin crew reported non-critical injuries after a Boeing 767 with an “engine-related issue” caught fire at Chicago O’Hare on Oct. 28.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/american-boeing-767-catches-fire-after-uncontained-engine-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/american-boeing-767-catches-fire-after-uncontained-engine-failure#comments Airframes Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:02:00 +0000 228771 at http://atwonline.com Screenshot/American Airlines/Twitter Slow Rollout Of Pratt Geared Turbofan Hurts Impressive Performance http://atwonline.com/engines/slow-rollout-pratt-geared-turbofan-hurts-impressive-performance <div class="field-deck"> GTF engine’s service entry has been clouded by production ramp-up issues and delivery delays. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Earlier in 2016, before Delta Air Lines placed a firm order for 75 Bombardier CSeries aircraft in late April, then Delta CEO Richard Anderson repeatedly praised the Pratt &amp; Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) engine that exclusively powers the aircraft. The GTF, he said, was the single most significant innovation in commercial aircraft technology since Boeing introduced composites on the 787 in the previous decade.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/slow-rollout-pratt-geared-turbofan-hurts-impressive-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/slow-rollout-pratt-geared-turbofan-hurts-impressive-performance#comments Engines ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227591 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Rolls-Royce makes initial run of UltraFan gearbox http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-makes-initial-run-ultrafan-gearbox <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has run what it describes as the world’s most powerful aerospace gearbox for the first time. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-makes-initial-run-ultrafan-gearbox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-makes-initial-run-ultrafan-gearbox#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:28:00 +0000 227991 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rolls-Royce Power Gearbox</p> Rolls-Royce