Engines

News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.

November 29, 2022, 6:00 AM

Funding Approved for Hybrid-electric Geared Turbofan

MTU, Pratt & Whitney, Collins, Airbus and GKN are working together on the Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electric project.

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MagniX displayed this electric propulsion unit at NBAA-BACE in October, about a month after the MagniX-powered Eviation Alice made its first flight. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Dec 5, 2022 - 1:00 AM
Electric motor developer MagniX has doubled down on its efforts to make aviation more sustainable by entering the hydrogen fuel cell market.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PW812D engine on a stand
Dec 2, 2022 - 9:29 AM
The certification builds on approvals the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW812D engine has already received from Transport Canada and EASA.
Pascale Barhouche, Fabrice Roger JSSI
Dec 1, 2022 - 2:02 AM
Jet Support Services Inc. believes the Middle East is an important region and a growing market for business aircraft.
jet engine
Nov 29, 2022 - 10:37 AM
A new rule from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency establishes particle matter standards for most jet engines.
The Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electrics project aims to improve fuel efficiency on narrowbody airliners by 25 percent.
Nov 29, 2022 - 6:00 AM
MTU, Pratt & Whitney, Collins, Airbus and GKN are working together on the Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electric project.
Rolls-Royce and EasyJet have tested a concept demonstrator for a hydrogen propulsion system at Boscombe Down in the UK.
Nov 28, 2022 - 5:40 AM
The low-cost airline an the aircraft engines group have completed
Aerial view of Archer's four-passenger Midnight eVTOL aircraft parked on airport ramp
Nov 22, 2022 - 11:43 AM
The FAA has issued a notice of proposed amendment to prepare the way for eVTOL air taxi services with commercial carriers including United Airlines.
The Eco Caravan soars over California in this photo from its first test flight on Nov. 18, 2022.
Nov 18, 2022 - 3:06 PM
The Eco Caravan made a first flight on November 18, marking a key waypoint in Ampaire’s efforts to bring the converted hybrid-electric aircraft to market.
GE engine installed in NASA's X-59 supersonic demonstrator
Nov 17, 2022 - 6:54 AM
First flight of NASA's X-59 quiet supersonic demonstration aircraft is expected early next year.
GE’s CT7-2E1 helicopter engine
Nov 8, 2022 - 12:33 PM
GE Aerospace has delivered its 250th CT7-2E1 helicopter engine to Leonardo Helicopter.