GE Aviation, a leading aircraft engine supplier and subsidiary of General Electric, has recently joined forces with Textron Aviation in order to create an all-new turboprop engine and aircraft intended for the general aviation market. GE Aviation anticipates that this collaboration will allow for the generation of up to $1 billion in annual sales of engines by around 2020. GE Aviation’s advanced turboprop engine will be competing against the widely used engine by Pratt & Whitney known as the PT6, which has led the small turboprop market for roughly 50 years with around 51,000 units produced worldwide. Read more >>

Posted on November 25, 2015 John Smith Aircraft Engine

Israeli national air carrier EL AL has just signed a new five-year Maintenance and Service Agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide maintenance services on more than a dozen additional PW4000 engines.  This new contract is a supplement to the 27 EL AL engines that Pratt & Whitney already services.  Established in in 1948, EL AL is the premier airline carrier in and around Israel. In combination with its partner companies, EL AL offers flights to hundreds of additional destinations worldwide.  EL AL and Pratt & Whitney have been working together for more than 50 years, and this new agreement further solidifies their storied relationship. Read more >>

Posted on October 22, 2015 John Smith Aircraft Engine

Rolls-Royce has delivered its 2,000th AE 2100 engine, which was installed onto a US Air Force C-130J by Lockheed Martin. This major milestone reflects the continued success of Rolls-Royce as the world’s leading engine manufacturer for military transport. Developed to power the latest generation of high-speed turboprop aircraft, the AE 2100 has been designed to operate under the demanding conditions of open water and off-runway take-offs and landings. Read more >>

Posted on September 16, 2015 John Smith Aircraft Engine

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that they have selected Pratt & Whitney as one of the companies that will develop and mature advanced core-engine technologies as a part of the FAA’s Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN II) initiative. The technology will be primarily for engine compressor and turbine modules with the goal of reducing fuel consumption and emissions. The purpose of the program to create environmentally friendly aircraft technologies as well as sustainable alternative fuel sources. Read more >>

Posted on September 14, 2015 John Smith Aircraft Engine

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