Engines Maturing For Next-Generation Commercial Airplanes

Credit: Pratt & Whitney
Powerplants for the next generation of narrowbody airliners will take to the air this year, with the Pratt & Whitney PW1000G geared turbofan flying on a Boeing 747 testbed while CFM International finalizes the design of its Leap-X advanced turbofan. Pratt began ground runs of the PW1525G for the...

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