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2012-07-10 23:01:38

Lucintel Anticipates Demand for More Efficient, Lighter Weight Aero Engines to Drive Global Market during 2012-2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 Despite less-than-ideal economic conditions during the last five years, the global aero engine market grew moderately. The market is expected to experience CAGR of 5% during the 2012-2017 timeframe.Various emerging trends such as demand for aero engines that are lightweight, fuel efficient and less harmful to the environment are anticipated...

2011-02-15 10:01:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy announced today that it has crossed the one-year milestone as a member of the Northrop Grumman team on the KC-10 Extender Logistics Support program, overhauling 48 CF6-50C2 aircraft engines in the initial program year while meeting turnaround time requirements and improving engine performance. The contract provides support for the U.S. Air Force KC-10 refueling fleet of 59 aircraft. Under the $540 million, six year contract with...

2010-11-16 07:00:00

BEIJING, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy, a leading independent provider of advanced repairs, services and solutions for aerospace, industrial gas turbine (IGT) and aero-derivative engines, announced today that it has opened a new office in Beijing, China, to better serve customers in the region. "Chromalloy now will more readily reach gas turbine engine operators who have yet to take advantage of our proven components and repairs - and significantly lower cost structure," said...

2010-04-13 11:45:00

MUNICH, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MTU Aero Engines accomplished another major milestone contributing to the geared turbofan technology of Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1524G engine for the Bombardier CSeries aircraft. The first high-speed low-pressure turbine has been completed in Munich. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. In a last bolt ceremony held today, MTU Chief Executive Officer Egon Behle, MTU Chief Operating...

2010-01-15 11:17:00

MIDLAND, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2009, TRACE Engines L.P. received its FAA Production Certificate for its 600 horsepower, liquid cooled, turbocharged V8 engine for the General Aviation market. In January 2010, TRACE achieved a new power milestone by successfully testing a production engine, with an experimental camshaft to over 750 horsepower. The additional 150 horsepower on the certified OE600 (600hp) TRACE platform enables an extra safety margin for short field take...

2009-10-13 14:31:00

MIDLAND-ODESSA, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACE Engines, LP of Midland-Odessa, Texas today received, from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials, its Production Certificate to manufacturer and support the FAA Certified TRACE 600-hp reciprocating aircraft engine for world-wide use in General Aviation. "We are delighted to have received our Production Certification from the FAA in a little over a year," said David Czarnecki, Chief Operating Officer of TRACE Engines....

2009-08-19 06:52:00

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MOSCOW AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney successfully completed accelerated endurance testing equivalent to more than 20,000 hours of service operation on the PurePower PW1000G fan drive gear system. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "Results from the latest round of on-going tests continue to demonstrate the design robustness for the PurePower fan drive gear system," said Bob Saia, vice president,...


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