Saudi Arabia Planning Néw Regional Airline Using Embraer Aircraft

May 21, 2024 @ 04:05 PM

Saudi Arabias National Industrial Development Center (NIDC), AHQ Group and Embraer today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to discuss a joint strategy to develop the local aerospace ecosystem. As part of the MoU, AHQ Group and Embraer will explore a new regional airline using the E2 family of medium-haul aircraft...

Rostec Launches Production of SJ-100's PD-8 Engine Blades from Latest Heat-Resistant Alloys...

February 15, 2024 @ 07:39 AM

Rostecs subsidiary, United Engine Corporation (UEC), has initiated the production of heat-resistant blades for the PD-8 engine, capable of withstanding exceptionally high loads. The components are being manufactured at the Rybinsk enterprise "ODK-Saturn" in an innovative foundry complex using the latest heat-resistant nickel alloys, developed in collaboration with scientists from the...

Rolls-Royce Announces Virgin Atlantic's World First Transatlantic Flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation

November 28, 2023 @ 10:45 AM

Virgin Atlantic has conducted the first transatlantic flight utilizing 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) aboard a Boeing 787 with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines, departing from London's Heathrow and landing at New York's JFK airport. This flight, supported by government funding, aims to showcase the feasibility of a greener approach to aviation

France’s Safran, India’s HAL Sign MoU on Commercial Engine Parts Production...

October 27, 2023 @ 11:12 AM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and French engine maker Safran signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Thursday announcing their intent to develop industrial cooperation in forging parts manufacturing for commercial engines. Under the terms of the MoU, HAL will produce LEAP engine parts for Safran Aircraft Engines in its facilities in Bangalore,...

Russia to Set Aside $113M to Improve MC-21 Engine

July 13, 2022 @ 12:13 PM

Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced a tender for the improvement of PD-14 engines MC-21 passenger aircraft. Under this plan, Russia plans to remove limitations of the engine, increase the resource, as well as maintenance intervals and increase reliability

Rostec Creates Automatic Control System for SSJ-NEW Airliner Engine

January 28, 2022 @ 05:36 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC), a subsidiary of Rostec, has created an automatic control system (ACS) for the new PD-8 aircraft engine, which will power the SSJ-NEW passenger airliner. The equipment that controls the operation of the power plant, including thrust parameters and fuel consumption, is assembled on the basis of 100% Russian components and materials

Turkish Aerospace to Manufacture Half of Monthly Engine Cover Requirement for Boeing...

August 10, 2021 @ 08:00 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will produce half of the monthly engine covers required for all Boeing 737 aircraft under a contract finalized with the American plane maker on Monday. TAI will start producing engine covers for single-aisle family of Boeing 737s from 2025

Russian PD-14 Engine for MC-21 Airliner passes ICAO Emission Certification Test

February 8, 2021 @ 10:04 AM

The PD-14 engine designed to power Russias MC-21 airliner has cleared emission tests conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The corresponding addition to the PD-14 type certificate was received by UEC-Aviadvigatel, United Engine Corporation (UEC) said in a statement

Russia’s MC-21 Airliner Prepares for First Flight with Domestic PD-14 Engines

November 11, 2020 @ 05:42 PM

Upsetting United States' sanctions regime, Russias Irkut Corporation has completed the construction of an MC-21-310 prototype for flight with a locally-made PD-14 engines. The domestic engines will replace Pratt & Whitney (P & W) engines whose supply was halted by the Trump administration invoking sanctions against Russian defence entities

Russian MC-21 Airliner Applies for Fresh Certification to fly with Domestic Engine

October 21, 2020 @ 10:51 AM

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has accepted applications for approval of major changes to the certificate of the MC-21-300 aircraft- for the installation of PD-14 engines and for use of domestic composites in the main structural elements of the airframe. The airliner will get a new designation- MC-21-310 and is likely to be flown for the first time at the MAKS 2021 event in Moscow

Sound-Absorbing Components of MC-21's PD-14 Engine Developed

July 29, 2020 @ 11:23 AM

Russias ORPE Technologiya has developed resonance-type sound-absorbing structures and burn-in-panels of PD-14 engine to United Engine Corporation (UEC) for testing. Rostec

Russian PD-14 Engine successfully "tried on" on MC-21-310 Plane

July 24, 2020 @ 07:01 AM

Russia's state-owned Rostec announced Thursday it completed installation testing of locally manufactured PD-14 engine on MC-21-310 prototype aircraft. Russia's MC-21-300 fitted with local engines has been renamed as MC-21-310