Latest Jet engines Stories

2010-11-26 15:15:00

Scientists with the US Department of Defense are on track to conduct a second test launch next year of the Falcon HTV-2 experimental superweapon after the maiden test flight ended abruptly when the autopilot crashed the unmanned glider into the ocean as a safety measure.

2010-11-22 09:28:43

Using magnetic resonance imaging to improve jet engine performance.

2010-11-16 07:00:00


2010-10-12 06:45:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney received a $33.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop Constant Volume Combustion (CVC) engine technology under Phase II of the Vulcan advanced propulsion program.

2010-09-28 11:15:00

OLDSMAR, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy announced today that its joint venture company, BELAC LLC, has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to provide CFM56-3 Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) first stage High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blades.

2010-09-11 13:35:00

As NASA studies possibilities for the next launcher to the stars, a team of engineers from Kennedy Space Center and several other field centers are looking for a system that turns a host of existing cutting-edge technologies into the next giant leap spaceward.

2010-08-13 16:33:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target (SSST) ramjet propulsion system successfully completed the first flight test of the Coyote High Diver variant supersonic target mission.

2010-08-10 15:58:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully tested an advanced solid ramjet fuel in an engine ground test. The fuel is being developed to provide long-range, high-speed capability for the U.S.

2010-07-19 07:52:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's fifth generation family of propulsion systems have achieved numerous milestones in 2010, continuing to set the standard for military jet engine safety, reliability and performance.

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