Engines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en GE Aviation completes initial ground testing of GE9X engine http://atwonline.com/engines/ge-aviation-completes-initial-ground-testing-ge9x-engine <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation has completed the initial ground testing of the first full GE9X development engine, which will power Boeing’s 777X aircraft that is scheduled to begin production in 2017, with first delivery in 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/ge-aviation-completes-initial-ground-testing-ge9x-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/ge-aviation-completes-initial-ground-testing-ge9x-engine#comments Engines Daily News Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:58:00 +0000 227451 at http://atwonline.com Russia certifies two GTF engines http://atwonline.com/engines/russia-certifies-two-gtf-engines <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee’s Aviation Register (IAC AR) has certified Pratt & Whitney’s PW1400G and PW1100G engines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/russia-certifies-two-gtf-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/russia-certifies-two-gtf-engines#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:08:00 +0000 224741 at http://atwonline.com UTC CEO: Pratt & Whitney struggling with GTF fan blade learning curve http://atwonline.com/engines/utc-ceo-pratt-whitney-struggling-gtf-fan-blade-learning-curve <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney is taking twice as long to build geared turbofan (GTF) engine fan blades as would be ideal, which is the primary cause of GTF delivery delays, the CEO of Pratt’s parent company said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/utc-ceo-pratt-whitney-struggling-gtf-fan-blade-learning-curve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/utc-ceo-pratt-whitney-struggling-gtf-fan-blade-learning-curve#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:21:00 +0000 224121 at http://atwonline.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) engine affixed to Airbus A320neo.</p> United Technologies Corp. Head of UK high-speed rail project leaves to become Rolls-Royce COO http://atwonline.com/people/head-uk-high-speed-rail-project-leaves-become-rolls-royce-coo <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce has named Simon Kirby, head of the UK’s new high-speed rail network project, as its COO, a newly created position for the UK-based engine manufacturer. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/head-uk-high-speed-rail-project-leaves-become-rolls-royce-coo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/head-uk-high-speed-rail-project-leaves-become-rolls-royce-coo#comments Engines Daily News People ATW Plus Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:54:00 +0000 223761 at http://atwonline.com Rolls-Royce president attempts to reassure ANA http://atwonline.com/safety/rolls-royce-president-attempts-reassure-ana <div class="node-body article-body">The president of Rolls-Royce’s civil aerospace division, Eric Schulz, has met All Nippon Airlines (ANA) executives in Japan in the wake of several incidents involving the Trent 1000 engines installed on the Japanese carrier’s Boeing 787s.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/rolls-royce-president-attempts-reassure-ana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/rolls-royce-president-attempts-reassure-ana#comments Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:40:00 +0000 223421 at http://atwonline.com Fan blade metal fatigue cited in Southwest 737-700 engine failure http://atwonline.com/safety/fan-blade-metal-fatigue-cited-southwest-737-700-engine-failure <div class="node-body article-body">The uncontained left engine failure on an Aug. 27 Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was likely initiated by a fan blade that broke off because of metal fatigue, according to a Sept. 12 investigative update by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/fan-blade-metal-fatigue-cited-southwest-737-700-engine-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/fan-blade-metal-fatigue-cited-southwest-737-700-engine-failure#comments Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:22:00 +0000 223411 at http://atwonline.com Vietnam Airlines signs MOU for 10 Airbus A350s http://atwonline.com/airframes/vietnam-airlines-signs-mou-10-airbus-a350s <div class="node-body article-body">Vietnam Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for 10 more Airbus A350-900s, which it plans to use on nonstop flights to the US.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/vietnam-airlines-signs-mou-10-airbus-a350s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/vietnam-airlines-signs-mou-10-airbus-a350s#comments Airframes Airlines Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:56:00 +0000 222711 at http://atwonline.com <p>Vietnam Airlines A350 XWB</p> Airbus ANA details Trent modifications on 787s http://atwonline.com/engines/ana-details-trent-modifications-787s <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) says it will change Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on Boeing 787s following the discovery of fatigue cracks in blades in the intermediate pressure turbine (IPT).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/ana-details-trent-modifications-787s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/ana-details-trent-modifications-787s#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:47:00 +0000 222511 at http://atwonline.com <p>ANA 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Investigators probe Southwest 737 CFM56 engine failure http://atwonline.com/engines/investigators-probe-southwest-737-cfm56-engine-failure <div class="node-body article-body">Investigators delving into the highly unusual failure of the left CFM56-7B engine on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 on Aug. 27 are hoping for some quick answers as to why the engine’s inlet cowl detached in midair, causing it to be shut down as well as significantly damaging the airframe.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/investigators-probe-southwest-737-cfm56-engine-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/investigators-probe-southwest-737-cfm56-engine-failure#comments Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:16:00 +0000 222481 at http://atwonline.com Southwest Airlines Pilots Association China’s aero-engine group begins formal operations http://atwonline.com/engines/china-s-aero-engine-group-begins-formal-operations <div class="node-body article-body">China’s state-owned aero-engine group has started formal operations in an effort to develop domestic, high-tech businesses to compete in international markets. The new entity—China Aviation Engine Group—has a registered capital of CNY50 billion ($7.62 billion). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/china-s-aero-engine-group-begins-formal-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/china-s-aero-engine-group-begins-formal-operations#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:43:00 +0000 222011 at http://atwonline.com