turbofan

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Pratt & Whitney has invested billions of dollars in the Geared Turbofan engine program.
We are excited to be a part of Embraer s E-Jets E2 program providing the industry-leading benefits of the Geared Turbofan engine, including significant reductions in noise, emissions and fuel burn, said Greg Gernhardt, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines.
Rolls plans to have a geared turbofan flying by 2025 in what is being called its UltraFan, which will house numerous advanced components and technologies, and yield the 25% fuel efficiency improvement over its existing baseline engine model, the Trent 700.
What differentiates a geared turbofan from a regular turbofan is that the large fan at the front of the engine operates at a lower speed than the turbine that drives it.
FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan engine will power Lufthansa's new Bombardier CSeries aircraft.
The model will feature a next-generation Pratt & Whitney engine called the Geared Turbofan and advanced aerodynamic design, which will substantially reduce fuel consumption and lower operating costs, according to the Japanese manufacturer.
Pratt sees GTF service entry possible in 2012 Pratt & Whitney expects to be able to bring its proposed Geared Turbofan single-aisle engine to market by 2012, with a 12% improvement in fuel burn compared with today's narrowbody engines, a 20%-25% reduction in noise (dBs) and a 70% reduction in NOx emissions versus CAEP 2, President Steven Finger said yesterday at the company's media day in Hartford, Conn.
GOTEBORG, Sweden -- The PW1100G engine is a part of Pratt & Whitney's Next Generation Product Family of engines which contain geared turbofan technology.
We are excited to be a part of Embraer's E-Jets E2 program providing the industry-leading benefits of the Geared Turbofan engine, including significant reductions in noise, emissions and fuel burn," said Greg Gernhardt, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines.
Bombardier said the incident did not involve the PW1524 model of P&W's new geared turbofan motor that powers the CSeries jet.
Volvo Aero said it will join Pratt & Whitney "to demonstrate new technology" for Pratt's Geared Turbofan Technology demonstrator program.
The PW1000G engine uses patented Geared Turbofan technology where a state-of-the-art gear system allows the engine's fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.
GKN Aerospace has signed a GBP multi-million, long term agreement (LTA) with Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) to supply titanium rotating parts for the PW1100G-JM and PW1400G-JM, Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines.
The Geared TurboFan engine will deliver double-digit improvements in fuel efficiency, environmental emissions and noise.
Pratt continues to develop its geared turbofan technology targeted for that market.