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  • The power list: top 10 delivered commercial turbofans


    With our latest analysis of the commercial engine sector showing how re-engined aircraft from Airbus and Boeing and the arrival of new types from Bombardier, Comac, Mitsubishi and Irkut are affecting the size and shape of the marketplace, we list the most popular powerplants in civil aviation history with the help of Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.


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  • The power list: top 10 delivered commercial turbofans


    With our latest analysis of the commercial engine sector showing how re-engined aircraft from Airbus and Boeing and...


  • 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 –...


  • PARIS: P&W commercial engines executives discuss challenges ahead


    Pratt & Whitney commercial engines president Todd Kallman and Bob Saia, vice-president, commercial development...


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  • The power list: top 10 delivered commercial turbofans

    News | 17 Apr 2015 15:59 | Murdo Morrison

    With our latest analysis of the commercial engine sector showing how re-engined aircraft from Airbus and Boeing and the arrival of new types from Bombardier, Comac, Mitsubishi and Irkut are affecting the size and shape of the marketplace, we list the most popular powerplants in civil aviation history with the help of Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-power-list-top-10-delivered-commercial-turbofans-411334/
  • ANALYSIS: Geared turbofans usher P&W into Big Data era

    News | 13 Apr 2015 14:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​By 2030, tens of thousands of Pratt & Whitney geared turbofans will be generating a staggering amount of data along with thrust. The combined fleet will stream 12 petabytes – equivalent to 12 million gigabytes – to servers on the ground every year, with each engine capturing 50 times the amount of data collected by P&W’s previous commercial powerplants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Geared-turbofans-usher-PW-into-Big-Data-era-410895/
  • EASA approves higher-weight A330-300

    News | 01 Apr 2015 12:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus has secured European certification for the higher-weight version of its A330-300, powered by General Electric CF6 engines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-approves-higher-weight-A330-300-410812/
  • 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/
  • Ameco wins engine PBH contract for Shanghai Airlines 767s

    News | 11 Feb 2015 06:34 | Aaron Chong

    ​Ameco Beijing has signed an engine power-by-the-hour contract with Shanghai Airlines to provide MRO services for 14 Pratt & Whitney PW4000 powerplants from six Boeing 767 aircraft, of which two are spares.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ameco-wins-engine-PBH-contract-for-Shanghai-Airlines-767s-408914/
  • ​Thai A330 stuck in soft ground after botched U-turn

    News | 04 Nov 2014 03:37 | Greg Waldron

    A Thai Airways A330-300 stopped operations at Thailand’s Khon Kaen airport after its nose wheel became stuck in soft ground when the crew was attempting to make a U-turn.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thai-A330-stuck-in-soft-ground-after-botched-U-turn-405580/