Ubiquitous Composites – Where are they in the Evolving Engine Cycle
Ubiquitous Composites are supporting the evolving Gas Turbine Engine Cycle in a number of ways. Three generations of technology are discussed from the IATA Technology Road Map of 2017.
Coming Soon – The Adaptive/Active Flow Control Gas Turbine Engine
The Adaptive/Active Flow control engine concept is different from other engine cycles because aircraft jet engines are currently designed to operate optimally for a traditional single point.
MDS selected by Airbus as a partner for hydrogen powered ZEROe propulsion system testing
MDS is thrilled to have been selected as a partner on the Airbus ZEROe fuel cell engine demonstrator supporting Airbus’ ambition to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035
The Impact of the Zero Hub Fan on the IATA Technology Road Map
The Trent 1000 has been designed and optimized, in part using the Zero Hub Fan concept. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is first application of the Trent 1000,
From the Trent 700 to the Trent 7000
Our following story traces the development of the Trent 700 gas turbine engine to the recently announced Trent 7000 at Rolls Royce. Gas turbine engines are designed specifically for the aircraft they will ultimately power. The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 high-bypass...
Rolls-Royce and easyJet set new world first
Rolls-Royce and easyJet today confirmed they have set a new aviation milestone with the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen. The ground test was conducted on an early concept demonstrator using green hydrogen created by wind and tidal power. It marks...
The Open Rotor Fan – Returns Again and Under Development!
What is very exciting about the open rotor fan is that it has had a long history and is still under development. The “IATA Aircraft Technology Roadmap to 2050” rates this technology as being about the TRL level 3 (demonstration and analysis of critical functions)....
EnviroTREC holds AGM 2022
After going through two years of pandemic protocols and COVID-19 regimes for convening a Board Meeting and AGM for an international organization, our Board finally met in person on September 14th for its 2022 gathering. The 2022 EnviroTREC Board Meeting and AGM were...
Open Rotor Engine makes its debut at Farnborough
The Farnborough air show highlighted a few new innovations this year. One of the exciting innovations that was announced was the Open Rotor Engine.
Predictions on the future of Green Aviation from Rolls-Royce
The first transatlantic flight powered solely by sustainable aviation fuel is likely to happen as soon as next year