Engines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en CFM LEAP-1C powering C919 gains FAA, EASA certification http://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-leap-1c-powering-c919-gains-faa-easa-certification <div class="node-body article-body">The CFM International LEAP-1C engine, which will power the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) C919, has gained type certification from both FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-leap-1c-powering-c919-gains-faa-easa-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-leap-1c-powering-c919-gains-faa-easa-certification#comments Engines Daily News Wed, 21 Dec 2016 19:13:00 +0000 234041 at http://atwonline.com <p>LEAP-1C engine on GE Aviation Boeing 747 flying testbed.</p> CFM International Emirates’ first Trent 900-powered A380 nears service entry http://atwonline.com/engines/emirates-first-trent-900-powered-a380-nears-service-entry <div class="node-body article-body">Dubai-based Emirates Airline is expected to take delivery of its first Rolls-Royce Trent 900-powered Airbus A380 later this week following what the carrier is referring to as a last-minute technical glitch with the engine.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/emirates-first-trent-900-powered-a380-nears-service-entry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/emirates-first-trent-900-powered-a380-nears-service-entry#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:36:00 +0000 233071 at http://atwonline.com Irkut MC-21’s PD-14 engine begins second stage of testing http://atwonline.com/engines/irkut-mc-21-s-pd-14-engine-begins-second-stage-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC) has started the second stage of PD-14 engine testing for the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/irkut-mc-21-s-pd-14-engine-begins-second-stage-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/irkut-mc-21-s-pd-14-engine-begins-second-stage-testing#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:11:00 +0000 232321 at http://atwonline.com <p>PD-14 assembly</p> United Engine Corp. 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 ATW Plus 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