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Airbus A321XLR Engines: More Power Needed!

Airbus A321XLR Engines: More Power Needed!

Airbus is reportedly asking engine manufacturers for up-rated versions of their engines, specifically for its upcoming A321XLR. The information comes from Safran, the French engine company working with General Electric in the CFM International partnership. The...
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...
Embraer E195-E2 – KLM Gets Its First!

Embraer E195-E2 – KLM Gets Its First!

KLM Cityhopper just took delivery of their first Embraer E195-E2. The new jets are bigger, much quieter and decidedly more efficient! As its name suggests, KLM Cityhopper is the airline’s wholly-owned regional subsidiary. They work as a feeder for the airline, who...
Rolls-Royce – UltraFan Project Still Goes On

Rolls-Royce – UltraFan Project Still Goes On

Rolls-Royce decided to continue development of its UltraFan engine project, even though it doesn’t have any customer demand for it. For some time now, the British engine manufacturer has specialized itself as an engine maker for long-haul airliners. Rolls-Royce would...
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....