Engine Developers At Technology Crossroads For Next-Gen Single-Aisles

Boeing’s Transonic Truss-Braced Wing concept
Boeing’s Transonic Truss-Braced Wing concept, pictured with open fan engines, could potentially provide an early entree for advanced propulsion systems.
Credit: Boeing
Life has never been so complicated, or promising, for engine-makers aiming to power more than 30,000 new single-aisle airliners that Airbus and Boeing forecast will be delivered over the next two decades. Why is it complicated? The push to reduce fuel burn, emissions and noise still drives civil jet...

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