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UltraFan – Rolls-Royce Presses On… In All Directions?

UltraFan – Rolls-Royce Presses On… In All Directions?

Rolls-Royce starts building its UltraFan prototype, believing that there is a need for a new engine family. But are they going large or small? Like the rest of the aviation world, engine manufacturers face hard times in the pandemic. However, Rolls-Royce arguably...
Engine Wars! Frontier Picks P&W GTF For New A320neos

Engine Wars! Frontier Picks P&W GTF For New A320neos

Frontier Airlines just signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney for new P&W GTF engines. And this marks a change from their previous engine choice. After going through some strategic and ownership changes, Frontier is now an ‘Ultra Low-Cost Carrier’ in the US....
New Engine For A Mystery New Airbus?

New Engine For A Mystery New Airbus?

An ongoing spat between engine makers in the US reveals that Airbus has been in talks with GE for a new smaller engine design. But for what plane? General Electric (GE) are unhappy. The engine manufacturer, who partners Safran to make the CFM-56 and LEAP-1 engines,...