Engines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en Flybe Bombardier Q400 has inflight engine fire; UK launches probe http://atwonline.com/daily-news/flybe-bombardier-q400-has-inflight-engine-fire-uk-launches-probe <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has opened an investigation into a “serious incident” in which a Flybe Bombardier Q400 had an inflight engine fire late Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/flybe-bombardier-q400-has-inflight-engine-fire-uk-launches-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/flybe-bombardier-q400-has-inflight-engine-fire-uk-launches-probe#comments Airframes Airlines Engines Daily News AAIB BE130 Belfast International Bombardier Q400 engine fire Flybe incident UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:23:00 +0000 149801 at http://atwonline.com Chenevert departs in UTC leadership shift http://atwonline.com/engines/chenevert-departs-utc-leadership-shift <div class="node-body article-body">Louis Chenevert, the architect of the biggest aerospace and defense (A&D) acquisition ever and a driving force behind Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan (GTF) engine, has stepped down as chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corp. (UTC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/chenevert-departs-utc-leadership-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/chenevert-departs-utc-leadership-shift#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers People Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Ronald Epstein Bombardier CSeries David Brantner Edward Kangas Gregory Hayes GTF engine Guy Hachey Louis Chenevert Mitsubishi Regional Jet Pratt & Whitney United Technologies Corp. UTC Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:48:00 +0000 147531 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Technologies Corp. CEO Louis Chenevert</p> Courtesy, UTC Zhejiang Loong Airlines selects LEAP-1A engines to power A320neos http://atwonline.com/engines/zhejiang-loong-airlines-selects-leap-1a-engines-power-a320neos <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Zhejiang Loong Airlines has signed an agreement with CFM International to purchase LEAP-1A engines to power its nine Airbus A320neos. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/zhejiang-loong-airlines-selects-leap-1a-engines-power-a320neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/zhejiang-loong-airlines-selects-leap-1a-engines-power-a320neos#comments Airlines Engines Daily News A320neo ATW Plus CFM International LEAP-1A Liu Qihong Zhejiang Loong Airlines Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:45:00 +0000 145641 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A320neo in Zhejiang Loong Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Courtesy, Airbus GE opens new engine testing facility in Ohio http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-opens-new-engine-testing-facility-ohio <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation has opened a new indoor jet engine test facility at its Peebles, Ohio site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-opens-new-engine-testing-facility-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-opens-new-engine-testing-facility-ohio#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus engines GE Aviation GE90 GE9X GEnx LEAP Ohio Peebles Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:14:00 +0000 144751 at http://atwonline.com <p>GE Aviation indoor jet engine test facility in Peebles, Ohio</p> Courtesy, GE Aviation Rolls-Royce restructuring to include 2,600 job cuts; makes CFO change http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-restructuring-include-2600-job-cuts-makes-cfo-change <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce, trying to regain investors’ confidence in the face of its declining revenue performance, has unveiled a cost-reduction plan that will include 2,600 job cuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-restructuring-include-2600-job-cuts-makes-cfo-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-restructuring-include-2600-job-cuts-makes-cfo-change#comments Finance & Data Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus civil aerospace engines job cuts restructuring Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Trent XWB Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:49:00 +0000 144711 at http://atwonline.com Added Value http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value <div class="field-deck"> Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is showing real promise in commercial turbofan production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Greg Morris, head of additive manufacturing strategy for GE Aviation, likes to talk about his Angel Trumpet engine. This tiny gas turbine will never power an aircraft, but previews how 3D printing could be applied throughout a future full-size commercial turbofan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value#comments Engines Technology Additive Manufacturing ATW Plus CFM LEAP-1A GE Aviation Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:03:00 +0000 144221 at http://atwonline.com <p>GE announced it would introduce additive manufacturing to production aero-engines beginning with fuel nozzles in the CFM LEAP-1 engine, which will enter service in 2016 and will power the Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX and Comac C919.</p> Photo courtesy CFM Rolls-Royce issues profit warning; civil aircraft engine business remains strong http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-issues-profit-warning-civil-aircraft-engine-business-remains-strong <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce has warned that a slowing global economy will stall revenue growth, telling investors that full-year 2014 revenue will fall 3.5% to 4% year-over-year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-issues-profit-warning-civil-aircraft-engine-business-remains-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-issues-profit-warning-civil-aircraft-engine-business-remains-strong#comments Finance & Data Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus civil aerospace engines profit warning Rolls-Royce Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:20:00 +0000 142771 at http://atwonline.com Rolls-Royce flies new composite blades http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-flies-new-composite-blades <div class="node-body article-body">Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has flown its new-generation composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan blades for the first time, at the start of the components’ airborne test program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-flies-new-composite-blades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-flies-new-composite-blades#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers Advance ATW Plus Boeing 747 CTi new-generation composite carbon/titanium fan blades Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 UltraFan Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:20:00 +0000 142461 at http://atwonline.com <p>The new composite carbon/titanium fan blades take to the air for the first time on board the Boeing 747 testbed&rsquo;s port inner engine.</p> Courtesy, Rolls-Royce CFM’s LEAP engine completes first flight http://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-s-leap-engine-completes-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">CFM International’s LEAP engine made its first flight on GE’s Boeing 747 flying testbed at Victorville, California, launching the next phase of testing for the advanced engine program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-s-leap-engine-completes-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-s-leap-engine-completes-first-flight#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers Airbus ATW Plus Boeing Boeing 747 flying testbed CFM International COMAC LEAP Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:47:00 +0000 141711 at http://atwonline.com <p>LEAP 1C aboard GE&rsquo;s Boeing 747 flying testbed</p> Courtesy, CFM International GE Aviation steps up predictive maintenance efforts http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-aviation-steps-predictive-maintenance-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation is increasing its investment in big data analytics to flag potential engine trouble spots and has used some of this learning to revamp its engine support portal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-aviation-steps-predictive-maintenance-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-aviation-steps-predictive-maintenance-efforts#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers Trade Shows & Conferences analytics ATW Plus Big data Bill Dwyer GE Aviation Greg Coons MRO MRO Europe support Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:51:00 +0000 141491 at http://atwonline.com