Engines

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

July 10, 2020, 12:31 PM

Trio of Flight-test Dassault Falcon 6Xs Taking Shape

The first three pre-production Falcon 6Xs are taking shape, and the program is on track to achieve first flight early next year.

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Jun 12, 2020 - 11:45 AM
Rolls-Royce has delivered the 8,000th engine manufactured at its Dahlewitz, Germany facility. Gulfstream took the milestone engine, a BR725 powerplant.
Pipistrel Velis Electro
Jun 11, 2020 - 7:40 AM
EASA this week completed what it says is the world's first type certification for a fully electric aircraft, indicating it will pave the way for others.
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.