Pratt & Whitney

Pratt May Have Found Temporary Fix for Airbus A320 Engine Issue

Pratt & Whitney has proposed scrapping an engine modification that led to the grounding of almost a dozen Airbus SE A320neo jets as the manufacturer …

Aerospace

United Technologies: Who Needs Unity?

Took you long enough, Greg Hayes.<p>The United Technologies Corp. CEO on Wednesday said the board is studying whether it makes sense to break up the …

Hawaiian Dumps Airbus Order for Boeing Jets

Hawaiian Airlines is expected to cancel an order for Airbus SE long-haul jets in favor of buying its first new Boeing Co. 787-9 Dreamliners, according to people familiar with the negotiations.<p>Boeing’s win in a closely watched contest is a rare example of a plane maker successfully flipping an …

Business

Airbus engine issue: P&W releases revised configuration as solution

The engine manufacturer said this solution has received all necessary regulatory approvals and that it is “based on a design with which the company …

Aerospace

US stocks tumble as Fed minutes revive interest rate fears

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks tumbled into negative territory on Wednesday (Feb 21) after the minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting revived …

Stock Markets

Pratt may revert to previous engine seal for A320neo -sources

© Reuters. Pratt may revert to previous engine seal for A320neo -sources<p>BERLIN/PARIS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Engine maker Pratt & Whitney is likely to …

Tom Enders

Airbus sees A320neo progress, upbeat on A350 suppliers

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) said it was making good progress in resolving Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N) engine snags that were holding up some A320neo narrowbody deliveries, and gave a fresh signal it was considering raising output of its larger A350 wide-body jet.<p>Programmes Chief Didier …

Aerospace

More News Than Orders At Singapore Airshow

Big jet makers logged no orders during Singapore Airshow.<p>Boeing and Airbus both saw several milestones during or before the show.<p>NMA discussions are …

Aerospace

Maharashtra signs Rs 35K-cr deal with Amol Yadav for India's first plane factory

<b>Mumbai:</b> The dream of a commercial pilot to set up an aircraft manufacturing company is set to take wings with the Maharashtra government, on Monday, …

India

Airbus incurs €1.3bn charge for delay in delivering military transport planes

Aerospace and defence firm delivers profit despite losses on military aircraft project<p>Airbus has taken a new €1.3bn (£1.1bn) charge on its troubled A400M military aircraft programme – taking its total losses on the project to €8bn.<p>The charge was the outcome of talks with seven European Nato-member …

Aerospace

UK submits bid for Belgium fighter competition, pitting Typhoon against F-35

LONDON — Britain has pitched a range of strategic and industrial tie-ups to the Belgian government as part of a bid to secure a deal to supply …

Aerospace

Airbus expects strong growth, looks past plane troubles

PARIS (AP) — Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs.<p>The company said that it surged to a net profit of 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) …

Business

Airbus shares soar as investors prioritise strong profit and order pipeline above a €1.3bn charge

French airplane manufacturer Airbus has seen its share price take off this morning, as it revealed full-year results for 2017 which beat guidance …

Transportation (UK)

Hong Kong Express expects six-month delay in Airbus A320neo delivery: memo

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd expects at least a six-month delay in deliveries of new Airbus SE AIR.SE A320neo jets due to issues with engines made by Pratt & Whitney, according to an internal memo issued by the airline.<p>The budget carrier has grounded one plane in Hong Kong …

News (China)

Airbus’ results send shares close to record levels

Airbus surprised investors with significantly better than expected profits and cash flow for 2017, propelling the shares to near record levels, …

Aerospace

Hometown Heroes: Breaking The Cycle

Every Sunday, from May to September, four recovering addicts — Clint Morgan, Alan Patterson, Rob Makas and Jamie Wright — meet in the woods, with a …

Airbus in talks on further hike in single-aisle production

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus said it was in talks with suppliers to increase the production rate of its best-selling single aisle jet further, with its chief executive also calling on engine makers to deliver on their commitments after high-profile delays.<p>“If we look at the piled up demand and the …

Tom Enders

12 Monster Planes That Dominate the Skies

Double decker, six engines, wingspans longer than football fields—its amazing these monster planes can even get off the ground.<p>The marvel of flight never ceases to amaze, and the spectacle is that much more unbelievable when the aircraft are longer than Olympic pools, heavier than the biggest …

Aerospace

30 Big Machines That Changed the World In Big Ways

Their huge size is only outdone by their huge importance.

Richard Feynman

Hong Kong Express expects six-month delay in Airbus A320neo deliveries due to engine issues - source

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Airbus's Problem Planes Take Gloss Off Earnings Surge

Airbus SE gave a guarded outlook for its two troubled plane projects, taking the shine off a record level of jetliner deliveries.<p>The European …

Aerospace

Airbus profits send shares soaring despite A400M charge

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) staged its biggest one-day stock-market gain in five years on Thursday as increased jet output boosted its coffers and eclipsed a 1.3 billion euro hit from its delayed A400M military plane program.<p>Investors pushed shares in Europe’s largest aerospace group up as …

Aerospace

FAA warns about Pratt's A320neo engines

New engines made by Pratt & Whitney (UTX -0.2%) for Airbus's (OTCPK:EADSY +1%) A320neo pose a potential risk of "inflight shutdowns and rejected …

Business

The US Air Force Wants a Trio of More Modern WC-135R Nuke Sniffing Planes

The service desperately needs newer atmospheric testing planes, which are essential for monitoring both nuclear testing and accidents.<p>USAF<p>In its …

Military

U.S. regulator warns about Pratt engine shutdown risk on Airbus jets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New engines made by Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N) for the latest Airbus (AIR.PA) single-aisle jetliner, the A320neo, pose a potential shutdown risk, the U.S. aviation regulator said on Wednesday.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration’s formal warning follows a similar action by European …

Aerospace

Mnuchin says IRS will close loophole for hedge fund managers’ profits

TAXES<p>Mnuchin: IRS to end hedge fund loophole<p>Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Internal Revenue Service plans to close a loophole that hedge fund managers had been trying to exploit to avoid paying higher taxes on carried-interest profits.<p>Mnuchin told the Senate Finance Committee that a …

Steven Mnuchin

Skyscrapers Face the Apocalypse

On an ordinary day, George Dotzler may deal with wind speeds equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane, torrential rains akin to a monsoon and seismic shifts that feel like an earthquake. Rounding out the day could involve a heat wave and an arctic blast.<p>Mr. Dotzler, 58, is the director of operations …

Skyscrapers

DLD 180: Engines Turn Or Podcast Speaks - Wandering Aramean

Pratt & Whitney leads the show with a pair of engine issues on long-haul aircraft on Tuesday. United Airlines had an issue on a 777 inbound to …

Southwest Airlines

Why you shouldn't freak out if your plane loses an engine

On Tuesday, a United Airlines Boeing 777 landed in Honolulu missing the cowling or cover on the front one of its engines.<p>United Airlines won't confirm whether the incident rendered the engine operable, but images of the engine after landing in Hawaii along with passenger statements of severe …

Business

Airbus' A320neo Engine Problems Just Won't Go Away

Pratt & Whitney thought it had fixed all of the "teething" problems of its new geared turbofan engines for the A320neo family, but now a new …

Aerospace