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Aircraft engine developments

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Innovative propulsion systems are coming to power current and future aircraft designs. Pratt & Whitney GTF engine for the Airbus A320neo is only one of many innovative powerplants coming to market now and in the years. Engine firms are catching up after the dearth of introductions – and profits – during the Covid recession. Recent […]

April 2022

Engine breakthroughs

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As aviation propulsion goes green, new technologies emerge to reach clean flight. By David Ison Professor, Graduate School Northcentral University he aerospace industry seems to be in constant flux, pushing to improve every aspect of its existence, from safety to manufacturing and efficiency. Cost savings have always been high on the list of improvements to […]

September 2021