Responsibility for installing redesigned fan cowls would fall mainly on operators and would affect thousands of 737NGs.
New engines on existing aircraft is a tried-and-tested formula and could buy time for radical concepts to come as propulsion providers look for applications.
A durability fix package clears GE9X production restart and paves the way for resumption of Boeing 777-9 flight tests.
A new air racing series and record-breaking attempts aim to advance the performance and efficiency of electric aircraft propulsion.
Final systems installation is underway for Mod. 2 testing of the all-electric X-57 as NASA nears a critical design review of high-lift motors for the final test phase.
Aircraft propulsion is to be a core activity for the whole MHI group. The segment will rise in importance for KHI.
If battery power can be kept to a minimum, parallel hybrid-electric propulsion could provide significant fuel savings over short airline flights.
Multifan design could boost boundary-layer ingestion performance of otherwise conventionally configured electric-powered airliners.
Britten-Norman’s Islander, widely used for short flights in remote areas, is set to get an electric-propulsion makeover.
BAE Systems’ U.S. arm applies experience powering hybrid-electric transit buses to developing products and systems for electrified aircraft.