Top News on GP7200

  • Re-engined A380 prospects hazy as Emirates takes Trent 900


    ​Emirates believes it has room to convert some of its Rolls-Royce-powered Airbus A380s to a future re-engined version, but is prepared to fit all 50 with the Trent 900 if there is no sign of movement from the airframer.


  • Other News for GP7200

  • FARNBOROUGH: Pratt & Whitney, Alcoa forge blades partnership


    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa have sealed a partnership that underpins the Pure Power PW1000G geared turbofan engine...


  • Enhanced Trent 900 passes EASA type test


    ​Rolls-Royce's enhanced version of the Trent 900 for the Airbus A380 has passed a type test with the European Aviation...


  • 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 –...


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  • ANALYSIS: Small steps to success for A380

    News | 01 Jun 2015 16:06 | Murdo Morrison

    Ten years after the A380’s quietly impressive airborne choreography wowed the crowds at its Le Bourget debut, Airbus continues to insist that a commercial breakthrough for the world’s largest airliner is on the horizon, even if it now concedes its flagship is not going to transform long-haul flying in the way the world’s first jumbo jet, the Boeing 747, did in the 1980s. However, with airlines and passengers having had plenty time to get used to the ultra-large airliner and no orders for the type for many months, even Airbus’s modest targets could be ambitious.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Small-steps-to-success-for-A380-412919/
  • ANALYSIS: Emirates' Trent selection gives Rolls the A380 lead

    News | 22 Apr 2015 18:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates’ decision to switch to Rolls-Royce engines for its latest batch of Airbus A380s nudges the UK manufacturer ahead of rival Engine Alliance, although the lead amounts to fewer than a dozen aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Emirates-Trent-selection-gives-Rolls-the-A380-lead-411498/
  • Re-engined A380 prospects hazy as Emirates takes Trent 900

    News | 17 Apr 2015 14:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates believes it has room to convert some of its Rolls-Royce-powered Airbus A380s to a future re-engined version, but is prepared to fit all 50 with the Trent 900 if there is no sign of movement from the airframer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Re-engined-A380-prospects-hazy-as-Emirates-takes-Trent-900-411342/
  • ANALYSIS: CFM leads in engine markets – but P&W on the rise

    News | 30 Mar 2015 11:05 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Powerplants are central to key airframe developments in the air transport sector as the tempo rises around the re-engined narrowbody sector – and the battle is raging as the manufacturers fight for market share.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-CFM-leads-in-engine-markets-but-PW-on-the-rise-410673/
  • ANALYSIS: A380 re-engining continues to divide analysts

    News | 24 Feb 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    In a lightly attended Dubai air show press conference about 15 months ago, then-Engine Alliance president Dean Athans delivered an unexpected message. The joint venture between GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney was evaluating a wide range of performance upgrades for the GP7200, including offering an all-new engine to power the Airbus A380.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-A380-re-engining-continues-to-divide-analysts-409326/
  • ANALYSIS: A380 enters maturity as overhauls accelerate

    News | 14 Jan 2015 11:44 | Michael Gubisch

    When Emirates last summer towed one of its Airbus A380s into its Dubai MRO facility for a 3C-check – an overhaul scheduled after six years of operation – this was not the type's first such event but marked the beginning of a heavy maintenance cycle for what is, by a wide margin, the largest fleet among operators of the double-decker.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-A380-enters-maturity-as-overhauls-accelerate-407792/