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...
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
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'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
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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
MagniX has conducted the first flight test of the 750-horsepower magni500 all-electric propulsion system on a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan plane in Moses Lake, Washington on May 28. "Following in the footsteps of the worlds first flight of the all-electric commercial aircraft – the eBeaver with Harbour Air – the eCaravan will showcase one of the worlds most-used Middle-Mile aircraft going all electric," the company said in a release