Engines https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en Rolls-Royce on track for UltraFan assembly in 2020 https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-track-ultrafan-assembly-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce has completed another key sub-assembly test for its future UltraFan engine family and, halfway through a year of critical demonstrations, said so far there are no show-stoppers to assembling the first complete engine in 2020.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-track-ultrafan-assembly-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-track-ultrafan-assembly-2020#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:13:00 +0000 314926 at https://atwonline.com Rolls-Royce New GE9X engine problem could delay first flight of 777X https://atwonline.com/engines/new-ge9x-engine-problem-could-delay-first-flight-777x <div class="node-body article-body">A problem detected during a factory test of GE Aviation’s GE9X turbofan engine could further delay the first flight of the Boeing 777X. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/new-ge9x-engine-problem-could-delay-first-flight-777x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/new-ge9x-engine-problem-could-delay-first-flight-777x#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Thu, 06 Jun 2019 13:43:00 +0000 314840 at https://atwonline.com <p>Boeing 777-9</p> Boeing Air Austral 787 grounded following Trent 1000 engine check https://atwonline.com/mro/air-austral-787-grounded-following-trent-1000-engine-check <div class="node-body article-body">Air Austral has grounded one of its two Boeing 787-8s for at least two months following a June 3 planned check of its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines, leaving the La Reunion-based carrier looking for solutions to maintain flight schedules over the peak summer season. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/air-austral-787-grounded-following-trent-1000-engine-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/air-austral-787-grounded-following-trent-1000-engine-check#comments Daily News Engines MRO ATW Plus Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:01:00 +0000 314815 at https://atwonline.com Pratt & Whitney reduces life limits for A220, E190/E195-E2 engines https://atwonline.com/engines/pratt-whitney-reduces-life-limits-a220-e190e195-e2-engines <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney has reduced life limits on PW1500G and PW1900G geared turbofan (GTF) high-pressure compressor (HPC) front hubs after excessive corrosion was discovered during a routine overhaul, and the FAA plans to mandate the change.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/pratt-whitney-reduces-life-limits-a220-e190e195-e2-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/pratt-whitney-reduces-life-limits-a220-e190e195-e2-engines#comments Daily News Engines Fri, 31 May 2019 19:35:00 +0000 314785 at https://atwonline.com Rolls-Royce eyes faster engineering evaluations for UltraFan https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-eyes-faster-engineering-evaluations-ultrafan <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce is investigating faster ways of replicating in-service conditions on the test bench for the next-generation UltraFan, in the wake of endurance problems with the manufacturer’s Trent 1000 engines.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-eyes-faster-engineering-evaluations-ultrafan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-eyes-faster-engineering-evaluations-ultrafan#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Fri, 31 May 2019 17:44:00 +0000 314781 at https://atwonline.com Collins Aerospace to expand commercial engine nacelle work at Foley plant https://atwonline.com/engines/collins-aerospace-expand-commercial-engine-nacelle-work-foley-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Collins Aerospace executives are confident they can increase the capacity of their commercial engine nacelle operations here to meet future demands without growing their footprint or workforce, now that they have achieved delivery of the 1,000th nacelle for the A320neo program out of Foley, Alabama.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/collins-aerospace-expand-commercial-engine-nacelle-work-foley-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/collins-aerospace-expand-commercial-engine-nacelle-work-foley-plant#comments Daily News Engines Fri, 31 May 2019 14:06:00 +0000 314777 at https://atwonline.com Collins Aerospace GE finishes final GE9X flight tests for Boeing 777X https://atwonline.com/engines/ge-finishes-final-ge9x-flight-tests-boeing-777x <div class="node-body article-body">Final flight tests of GE Aviation’s GE9X turbofan engine have been completed on the company’s Boeing 747-400 flying testbed ahead of the engine’s first flight this summer on the 777-9, the initial version of the US aircraft manufacturer’s new 777X twinjet series.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/ge-finishes-final-ge9x-flight-tests-boeing-777x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/ge-finishes-final-ge9x-flight-tests-boeing-777x#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Wed, 15 May 2019 16:15:00 +0000 314627 at https://atwonline.com GE Aviation First Pratt-powered Airbus A319neo begins flight test campaign https://atwonline.com/atws-50th-anniversary/first-pratt-powered-airbus-a319neo-begins-flight-test-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">The Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered Airbus A319neo made its first flight April 25, starting a flight test campaign that is to be completed before the end of the year.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atws-50th-anniversary/first-pratt-powered-airbus-a319neo-begins-flight-test-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atws-50th-anniversary/first-pratt-powered-airbus-a319neo-begins-flight-test-campaign#comments Airframes Daily News Engines Airbus at 50 ATW Plus Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:15:00 +0000 313881 at https://atwonline.com Airbus CFM checking LEAP engine fleet for Southwest MAX engine failure link https://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-checking-leap-engine-fleet-southwest-max-engine-failure-link <div class="node-body article-body">CFM International is monitoring its LEAP engine fleet for signs of an issue believed to be tied to the March 26 contained engine failure on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that was being ferried to storage.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-checking-leap-engine-fleet-southwest-max-engine-failure-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-checking-leap-engine-fleet-southwest-max-engine-failure-link#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:08:00 +0000 313091 at https://atwonline.com Sean Broderick Rolls-Royce agrees to new Trent 1000 TEN inspection regime https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-agrees-new-trent-1000-ten-inspection-regime <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce has agreed to a new inspection regime for its Trent 1000 TEN engines powering the Boeing 787.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-agrees-new-trent-1000-ten-inspection-regime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-agrees-new-trent-1000-ten-inspection-regime#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:28:00 +0000 312191 at https://atwonline.com