Lufthansa Technik is joining the “clean engine” service business with a Cyclean Engine Wash system. Airlines have water-washed their engines for years because it makes them use less fuel and burn cleaner. Lufthansa says regular Cyclean washing will cut kerosene and C02 emissions by 0.5-0.75%. Airlines commonly use high-pressure hoses to clean as best they can and usually open the cowlings or thrust reverser. “Washing the engine is an old story in jet engines, but it is very difficult to ...


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