Thrusting for sales

Pratt & Whitney has finally got its geared turbofan into commercial service and CFM's Leap is close behind, so attention is turning to real-world performance and order books as the two strive for domination of the nascent narrowbody power revolution. Meanwhile, these two powerplants underpin a string of important new aircraft programmes from Canada, China, Japan and Russia. Getting it into gear : teething troubles at Pratt & Whitney delayed the service entry of its PW1100G and there are modifications yet to come, but the geared turbofan is flying. Meanwhile, rival CFM remains on schedule and confident its Leap series will soon complete the narrowbody power revolution / Stephen Trimble -- Power struggle : Chris Seymour, head of market analysis at Flightglobal's Ascend consultancy, examines how Pratt & Whitney and CFM are faring in the fight to win Airbus A320neo customers -- Thrust in the numbers / Antoine Fafard.


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  • Pagination: pages 25-31
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  • Accession Number: 01601634
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Jun 1 2016 1:57PM