turbofan

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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.
Larsson said that both of the concepts demonstrated very good potential in terms of reducing fuel consumption: geared turbofan by up to 4 per cent and open rotor by up to 15 percent.
After reading my GTF article, Fred Borns of Phoenix-based Honeywell, emailed to remind me that his company had been developing and producing geared turbofan engines for several decades.
Geared turbofans are widely seen as the next generation of aero engine, because they offer greater fuel efficiency and reduced noise.
The results of test flights of an A340 aircraft last year have confirmed that the geared turbofan engine architecture will deliver increased efficiency and significantly lower fuel consumption, emissions and noise.
Swedish industrial group Volvo Group (OMX Stockholm: VOLV A) (OMX Stockholm: VOLV B) said on Monday (14 July) that its subsidiary Volvo Aero has entered into an agreement with aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney to join P&W's Geared Turbofan engine programme.
Manufacturer and designer of aircraft engines Pratt & Whitney, a business unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), and MTU Aero Engines, an engine manufacturer, announced on Friday (14 December) that they have agreed to collaborate on Pratt & Whitney's next generation product family, including the new Geared Turbofan engine.
Volvo Aero said it will join Pratt & Whitney "to demonstrate new technology" for Pratt's Geared Turbofan Technology demonstrator program.
Engine maker Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies (UTX), is likely to return to a previous seal in an effort to temporarily handle issues with the geared turbofan engine for Airbus' (EADSY) A320neo, Reuters reports, citing people familiar with the matter.
The Geared TurboFan engine will deliver double-digit improvements in fuel efficiency, environmental emissions and noise." Tue, Apr 8, 2014 AirGuideBusiness ISSN 1939-666X
Pratt & Whitney's geared turbofan jet engine will have significantly better fuel economy and much quieter operation.
PRATT & WHITNEY has revealed highly encouraging flight test results of its patented geared turbofan engine.
The partnership will demonstrate new geared turbofan technology for aircraft engines.