Thirty More Years Of Traditional Power?

blisks, GTF engine
MTU Aero is developing new manufacturing techniques for blisks for next-generation GTF engines.
Credit: MTU Aero
It is easy to write off jet propulsion as “old,” even as GE Aviation refreshes its whole portfolio of commercial engines for the next 20 years, Pratt & Whitney works on the future road map for its geared turbofan (GTF) and Rolls-Royce develops its UltraFan as the basis for next-generation airliners...

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