Tag Archives: Engines

Lycoming iE2 Engine Powers Latest Lancair Piston Evolution

  Lycoming iE2 Engine Powers Latest Lancair Piston Evolution Williamsport, PA – 7 April 2016 - Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announced the first customer delivery of its Integrated Electronic Engine (iE2) on a Lancair Evolution. The new customer built piston-powered Evolution was showcased yesterday at the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly […]

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Future of Space Shuttle Engines – Can They Make Spaceplanes Affordable?

Advances in Space Shuttle Engines May Make Spaceplanes A Common Sight Spaceplanes have captured the attention of the general public for years. The idea of a private company whisking a well-heeled, wannabe space explorer up into orbit creates images of weightlessly floating through the craft’s cabin, seeing the earth from outer space, and joining the […]

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Introducing iStart

iStart makes starting piston aircraft engines as easy as starting a car! iStart Partners is pleased to introduce the iStart system. iStart is an electronically controlled aircraft piston engine starting system which completely automates the delivery of fuel during engine startup. iStart is simple to install by any person with reasonable mechanical skills in just […]

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Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 50 Years of PT6 Power

With more than 50,000 engines delivered and 380 million hours flown, the PT6 has a track record like few others. King Airs, Caravans, and a host of others (130 different aircraft, including helicopters) have been fitted with variations of this time-tested turbine, and Pratt & Whitney Canada has launched a yearlong celebration of the PT6 […]

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The SKYLON space plane, as imagined by Reaction Engines. The company doesn't say when the actual space plane might be built.

One Step Closer to Space Travel: Uk Company Claims Rocket Engine Breakthrough

A British company has announced a breakthrough engine technology that could be used to power space planes. Developed by Reaction Engines Ltd. (REL), the new technology to be used in the Sabre (Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) engine would enable aircraft to fly into orbit and back directly from a runway, and fly anywhere in the […]

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Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Variable Speed Power Turbine for Army Rotorcraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp., won a U.S. Army contract to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) able to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. The goal of the AVSPOT program, an initiative of the U.S. Army's Aviation Applied Technology Directorate in […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada and Viking Air Limited Sign 10-year Agreement; Two Aviation Icons Continue to Make History

NBAA - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Viking Air Limited today announced they have entered into a 10-year General Terms Agreement to supply PT6 engines, including the PT6A-34 for the Twin Otter aircraft. The announcement was made during the National Business Aviation Association's 65th annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida. P&WC is a […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada To Have Significant Presence At NBAA 2012

Pratt &Whitney Canada (P&WC) will be active at the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corp. company. //st Throughout the course of the event, the P&WC show booth (# 3160) will be staffed by engine experts and aftermarket consultants to answer […]

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Holographic Technology Lets One Assemble a Jet Engine Without an Engineering Degree

You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to be able to figure out, or at least, have a go at assembling a jet engine thanks to General Electric’s (GE) partnership with BBDO New York to develop Throttle Up, which is an immersive, holographic sensory experience that will run throughout the entire Creative Week in […]

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Beoing Genx-Powered Dreamliner

First U.S. Commercial Flight of GEnx-Powered Dreamliner Lands in Boston

April 24, 2012 - A GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner made the first U.S. commercial landing in Boston Sunday afternoon. The flight launched a new nonstop route between Asia and Boston operated by Japan Airlines. JAL took possession of two Dreamliners last month in Seattle and will soon open a second new nonstop Dreamliner route between […]

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