Engines

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

May 29, 2020, 6:38 AM

Electric-powered Grand Caravan Makes 30-minute First Flight

Magnix is partnering with AeroTec to re-engine the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan single turboprop with an electric propulsion system.

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Magnix Grand Caravan
May 29, 2020 - 6:38 AM
Magnix is partnering with AeroTec to re-engine the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan single turboprop with an electric propulsion system.
Archer eVTOL aircraft
May 21, 2020 - 9:22 AM
The backing for the startup from a leading technology entrepreneur has provided a boost for the eVTOL sector at a time of concern over investment rates.
VoltAero
May 8, 2020 - 9:37 AM
The reworked design for the hybrid-electric Cassio pusherprop will offer range of up to 920 nm, seating between four and six passengers.
May 7, 2020 - 2:00 PM
UK engine maker Rolls-Royce cites a 40-percent decline in engine flying hours during this year’s first four months.
May 4, 2020 - 11:11 AM
Some 13,000 GE employees will lose their job as the company "resizes" to address Covid-19-related business distress.
Cougar Helicopters S92A+
Apr 27, 2020 - 9:00 AM
The Sikorsky S-92A+ upgrade kit provides added safety redundancy if primary lubrication fails and extends the overhaul interval by up to 25 percent.
Apr 16, 2020 - 11:52 AM
GE Aviation also announces availability of its TrueChoice Commercial Services maintenance plan for the T700.
Apr 14, 2020 - 10:22 AM
After several engine incidents traced to the sometimes improper use of jet fuel biocides, the FAA has issued an SAIB regarding their usage.
Apr 8, 2020 - 10:43 AM
Honeywell has temporarily reduced MSP program's minimum flight hours on engines and APUs and extended return times for rental engines and spares exchanges.
Apr 7, 2020 - 6:19 AM
Foresight Aerospace's Sustainable Aviation and Urban Air Mobility conference will include eVTOL program leaders, regulators and technology specialists.