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

May 22, 2022, 10:30 AM

Bombardier Sees Blended-wing Future for Business Jets

Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.

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The original version of the SSJ100 performs a flying display at the 2021 MAKS airshow outside Moscow.
May 17, 2022 - 11:53 AM
Saturn Design Bureau’s PD-8 has completed ground testing in time for flight trials to start “later this year.”
Blackhawk PC-12 engine upgrade
May 11, 2022 - 12:05 PM
Blackhawk Aerospace's XP67P Engine+ Upgrade program for the Pilatus PC-12 is expected to provide the turboprop single more power and efficiency.
May 11, 2022 - 11:41 AM
The C&L Engine Solutions acquisition will support operators of the Bombardier Challenger 604, 605, and 850 as well as CRJ200 regional jets.
May 6, 2022 - 12:54 PM
ZeroAvia announced today that it has started preparing a second Dornier 228 aircraft to serve as a testbed for the hydrogen-electric propulsion system.
May 6, 2022 - 12:40 PM
At the recent Aero Friedrichshafen show, Rolls-Royce Electrica showed off its electric aircraft propulsion and storage systems it is developing.
Liquid hydrogen storage tank
May 4, 2022 - 8:20 AM
Experts believe “clean” production and distribution rank as the biggest challenges to the adoption of hydrogen power by the aviation industry.
May 3, 2022 - 8:51 AM
Safran Aircraft Engines will use Ansys's finite element analysis software for sustainable engine development.
Computer rendering of two zero emission hydrogen-powered business jets, identified by labeling on aircraft as H2GEAR, shown in flight
Apr 28, 2022 - 11:20 AM
European low-fare carrier EasyJet has agreed to support GKN’s H2JET and H2GEAR hydrogen power programs.
Pipistrel Velis electric airplane
Apr 28, 2022 - 2:50 AM
Pipistrel hopes to begin deliveries of its Velis Electro electric-powered training airplane in the U.S. next year after changes to FAA regulations.
Hyfly hydrogen-powered proof-of-concept prototype airplane
Apr 27, 2022 - 4:36 PM
Flight Design aims to begin flight tests of its hydrogen-powered Hyfly research airplane in 2023.