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2014-10-24 12:22:12

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is likely a first in aviation history, Pratt & Whitney this week saw three new engines rolled out on three platforms on three continents. This significant accomplishment comes on the heels of the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine's successful first flight aboard the Airbus A320neo on Sept. 25. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). On Oct. 14, Gulfstream launched its...

2014-10-14 23:14:27

TTS will speak on the needs and applications of gas turbine fuel flexibility at the upcoming conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Senior Combustion Engineer, Mitch Cohen, of Turbine Technology Services (TTS) will present at the 2014 7EA Users Group Annual Conference. The conference takes place in Murfreesboro, Tennessee (in the greater Nashville area) from October 21 through October 23 at the Embassy Suites Nashville SE-Murfreesboro. Cohen will...

2014-10-13 08:21:50

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC - a joint venture between Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) - has successfully completed testing of its second HPW3000 engine as part of the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate's (AATD) Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) Science and Technology program. ATEC intends to offer the HPW3000 as...

mechanical stress test
2014-09-19 02:00:24

Tona Kunz, Argonne National Laboratory Manufactures of turbine engines for airplanes, automobiles and electric generation plants could expedite the development of more durable, energy-efficient turbine blades thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, the German Aerospace Center and the universities of Central Florida and Cleveland State. The ability to operate turbine blades at higher temperatures improves efficiency and reduces...

2014-08-19 20:21:00

WEST SUSSEX, England, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews with unfiltered breathing air taken directly from the compression section of the...

2014-05-20 08:22:31

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney today launched the newest addition to the PurePower engine family, the PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine for the Airbus A321neo aircraft. The engine's higher thrust makes it the most powerful engine on the A321neo allowing A321neo operators, fitted with Geared Turbofan(TM) engine technology, to fly routes of greater distance while carrying more passengers or larger payloads when operating out of...

2014-05-12 23:09:34

ADT, a global leader in development of advanced turbomachinery design, analysis and optimization methods presents novel optimization findings for turbocharger radial inflow turbines providing higher efficiency, higher reliability and lower inertia. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Advanced Design Technology, a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods, is delighted to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 11th International Conference on Turbochargers and...

X-43A hypersonic research aircraft
2014-03-27 04:53:03

Source Material Provided by NASA NASA's X-43A shattered existing speed records for aircraft with air-breathing engines on March 27, 2004, when the scram-jet powered plane reached Mach 6.83 - 4,900 miles per hour - during a brief flight over the Pacific Ocean. This new speed record was more than twice as fast as the SR-71 Blackbird, which could cruise at Mach 3.32—2,193 mph. The X-43A's speed even bested the rocket-powered X-15A-2, which had set a record of Mach 6.7 - 4,520 mph - in...

2014-03-13 23:21:12

Discussion on turbomachinery design optimization to reduce automotive fuel consumption. London and New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite, today announces that a paper entitled, "Application of 3D Inverse Design Based Multi-Objective Optimization to Axial Cooling Fan with Large Tip Gap" co-authored by Mehrdad Zangeneh, PhD., professor of thermofluids...

2014-02-12 12:23:52

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The African Gas Turbine MarketRedefining Africa's Power Generation MixThe energy and power systems (EPS) business unit within Frost & Sullivan constantly monitors global gas turbine markets. This research service provides a concise analysis of the current state of the African gas turbine market and focuses solely on large gas turbines with a power rating of 60 MW and above. This...


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