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  • GE to outfit 777X engines with new composite fan blades

    ​General Electric has redesigned the engines that will power the Boeing 777X to have thinner and stronger blades than any GE engine in service, and to power the aircraft more efficiently with fewer of them.

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  • DUBAI: Engine Alliance studies sweeping changes for GP7200

    The Engine Alliance joint venture is studying sweeping design changes for the GP7200 – up to a new centreline engine –...

  • Key core test begins on 777X turbofan

    ​General Electric has started a second series of preliminary tests on a critical component of the 100,000lb-thrust ...

  • ANALYSIS: GE opens five-year development effort for 777X engine

    Boeing's selection of the General Electric GE9X for all three proposed variants of the still-unlaunched 777X begins a...

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  • Rolls-Royce starts dedicated MRO programme for mature engines

    News | 18 Dec 2014 17:04 | Michael Gubisch

    Rolls-Royce is aiming to reduce maintenance costs for mature engines in co-operation with MRO partner Lufthansa Technik.
  • Intrepid adds 777-300ER to portfolio

    News | 08 Dec 2014 12:16 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Intrepid Aviation Group has completed the purchase of a Boeing 777-300ER with a lease attached to Air France.
  • ANALYSIS: ​MTU Maintenance Zhuhai geared for expansion

    News | 01 Dec 2014 08:17 | Mark Pilling

    MTU Maintenance Zhuhai – the engine overhaul joint venture between one of China's big-three airlines China Southern and German powerplant specialist MTU – is seeking to expand across its current narrowbody engine portfolio and has an eye on maintaining new types like CFM International's Leap and Pratt & Whitney’s PW1000.
  • ANALYSIS: What do recent production rate changes mean?

    News | 21 Nov 2014 08:00 | Richard Evans

    Richard Evans, senior consultant, who recently joined Ascend from Rolls-Royce, examines recent announcements about production rate changes at Airbus and Boeing
  • Key combustor technology for GE9X enters testing

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:51 | Stephen Trimble

    ​GE Aviation has launched a two-year series of rig tests of a new combustor material that is critical to achieving the fuel efficiency and reduced emissions targets for the GE9X turbofan engine.
  • Turkish Airlines ponders yen-denominated EETC

    News | 20 Nov 2014 14:11 | Laura Mueller

    ​Turkish Airlines is contemplating issuing its debut enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC)  financing in Japanese yen, say banking sources.