News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.

May 22, 2022, 10:30 AM

Bombardier Sees Blended-wing Future for Business Jets

Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.

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May 6, 2022 - 12:40 PM
At the recent Aero Friedrichshafen show, Rolls-Royce Electrica showed off its electric aircraft propulsion and storage systems it is developing.
Liquid hydrogen storage tank
May 4, 2022 - 8:20 AM
Experts believe “clean” production and distribution rank as the biggest challenges to the adoption of hydrogen power by the aviation industry.
May 3, 2022 - 8:51 AM
Safran Aircraft Engines will use Ansys's finite element analysis software for sustainable engine development.
Computer rendering of two zero emission hydrogen-powered business jets, identified by labeling on aircraft as H2GEAR, shown in flight
Apr 28, 2022 - 11:20 AM
European low-fare carrier EasyJet has agreed to support GKN’s H2JET and H2GEAR hydrogen power programs.
Pipistrel Velis electric airplane
Apr 28, 2022 - 2:50 AM
Pipistrel hopes to begin deliveries of its Velis Electro electric-powered training airplane in the U.S. next year after changes to FAA regulations.
Hyfly hydrogen-powered proof-of-concept prototype airplane
Apr 27, 2022 - 4:36 PM
Flight Design aims to begin flight tests of its hydrogen-powered Hyfly research airplane in 2023.
Electric-powered Diamond eDA40 training airplane
Apr 27, 2022 - 4:23 PM
The electric version of Diamond's DA40 training airplane will be powered by Safran's EngineUs motor with an integrated motor controller.
ASG Maintenance technician works on avionics screen display in a Cirrus SF50
Apr 27, 2022 - 11:32 AM
Aircraft Servicing Guernsey has received line maintenance approval of Williams International's FJ33 engine.
Reaction Engines test article (Photo: Reaction Engines)
Apr 20, 2022 - 11:47 AM
Reaction Engines is incorporating modifications to its facility in Colorado for the next phase of high-Mach/temperature propulsion technology tests.
JMI tech working on FJ44 engine
Mar 30, 2022 - 12:22 PM
Williams International designated Jet Maintenance International as an authorized service center for the FJ44 engine series used on light Cessna Citations.