T408: Powerplant for the Sikorsky CH-53K

08.2017 | Industry leaders attended the 30th International Helicopter Forum in Bückeburg, Germany, where top-name manufacturers such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky and Airbus presented their products. At the trade event, MTU showcased the technology behind the T408 engine powering Sikorsky’s CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter.


Discussing strategy with key customers

06.2017 | For decades, the Otto Fuchs Group has been working closely with MTU to supply the engine manufacturer with high-quality forged parts, particularly pieces made from complicated titanium alloys. Interview with Dr. Klaus Welschof, Head of Aerospace Sales, conducted at Paris Air Show 2017.


Exciting times for manufacturers

06.2017 | PCC Struturals from Portland/Oregon is one of MTU’s most important partners for investment castings. Shortly before leaving for the 2017 Paris Air Show, Jim Criswell, PCC Structurals Vice President, Strategic Sales, gave an outlook.


Aeroméxico on the path to modernization

05.2017 | Aeroméxico is the leading airline in Latin America’s second most prosperous economy. The full-service carrier has joined forces with Delta Air Lines to create a groundbreaking, cross-border joint venture, and is set to further increase its performance in the future.


Continuum robot offers brand new possibilities

05.2017 | Fast, flexible repair solutions are gaining in importance in engine maintenance. In collaboration with MTU Aero Engines, scientists from Leibniz Universität Hannover are exploring a groundbreaking new method at the Turbine and MRO Center of Competence.


GTF collaboration

05.2017 | MTU Aero Engines and Lufthansa Technik plan to set up a joint maintenance company for Geared TurbofanTM engines. The joint venture is expected to start operations in 2020, scheduling capacity for over 300 GTF engine shop visits per year.