Ukrainian Ivchenko Progress in Bid to Develop Engine for Turkey's KAAN Jet

May 29, 2023 @ 01:20 PM

Ukraines Ivchenko Progress is participating in the tender to develop engine to power Turkeys KAAN (TF-X) National Combat Aircraft. Ukrainian Ambassador to Ankara Vasyl Bodnar said earlier this month that the country worked with Turkey on the KAAN project

Rolls-Royce Tests All-New UltraFan Technology Demonstrator

May 19, 2023 @ 12:27 PM

Rolls-Royce completed the first tests of its UltraFan technology demonstrator at its facility in Derby, UK. The first tests were conducted using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

Rostec to Produce 10 VK-650V Helicopter Engines for Testing by Year-end

May 19, 2023 @ 04:54 AM

Rostecs United Engine Corporation (UEC) will produce ten prototypes of the latest VK-650V helicopter engine by the end of this year. Four of them will be involved in flight tests as part of the Ansat helicopter

Russia’s Biggest Aero-Engine- PD-35's "heart" to Feature at MAKS-2023 Airshow

May 4, 2023 @ 11:07 AM

The gas generator of the first Russian high-thrust engine PD-35 will be publicly displayed for the first time at the MAKS 2023 show in July. The display will underscore that the PD-35 program will be continued

First Flight of Turkey's Gokbey Helicopter with Indigenous TS1400 Engine

April 24, 2023 @ 08:57 AM

Turkeys Gokbey helicopter flew for the first time with the indigenous TS1400 engine on April 22; the chopper will eventually replace American-made UH-1 currently in service with the countrys armed forces besides targeting the export market. Head of Turkish Presidency of Defense Industry (SSB) Ismail Demir confirmed the flight in a

HAL, EDGE Sign MOU on Drones at IDEX 2023

February 21, 2023 @ 12:24 PM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed an MoU with U.A

Russia's UEC Sets Up Helicopter Engine Plant

December 2, 2022 @ 09:46 AM

In a move to remove dependence upon Ukrainian and Western origin engines, Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) has set up a new engine plant to manufacture VK-650V for light helicopters and TV7-117V for heavy choppers. The new production facility has been launched at the Chernyshev Moscow Machine-Building Enterprise (MMP)

Mi-26 Helicopter’s Engine to be based on SSJ-NEW Airliner’s PD-8

October 28, 2022 @ 11:34 AM

Russian Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter could be powered by an engine created based on the PD-8 which is built to be installed on SSJ-NEW passenger aircraft and Be-200 amphibious aircraft. The Mi-26 is currently powered by two Ukrainian Lotarev D-136 turboshaft engines the supply of which stopped in 2015 following the Russian annexation of Crimea

China Could Bring Down American F-35 Jet without Firing a Missile

October 10, 2022 @ 05:56 PM

As the United States has allowed a waiver to the use Chinese origin rare-earth alloys on F-35 fighter jets, calls have grown in China to apply stricter export controls for its super alloys without which the American jet could be grounded.The aircraft's manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, is one of the US arms firms sanctioned by China for selling weapons and equipment to Taiwan

Raytheon Wins $4.4B for F-35 Engines

June 15, 2022 @ 04:14 AM

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India Allocates $9.8B for Corvettes, Su-30MKI Engines

June 7, 2022 @ 06:52 AM

The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by defense minister Rajnath Singh has approved proposals worth $9.8 billion (INR 76,390 crore) for the procurement of military equipment and platforms including eight next generation corvettes and engines to power Su-30 MKI fighters

Rostec Tests 1st Prototype PD-8 Engine for Superjet 100, Be-200 Aircraft

May 11, 2022 @ 11:05 AM

Rostec-owned United Engine Corporation (UEC) has completed bench tests of the first prototype PD-8 engine meant for the imported SSJ-NEW and Be-200 aircraft. The operability of the engine and its systems, the main parameters laid down in the terms of reference, and the correctness of design solutions were confirmed