Pratt & Whitney Wins Air Force Rotating-Detonation Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney RDE Concept
COLORADO SPRINGS—Long-running U.S. interest in the potential application of pressure-gain combustion to high-speed propulsion is stepping up to a new level with the award of a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) contract to Pratt & Whitney for a rotating-detonating engine (RDE) demonstrator...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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