Articles tagged with: Material
The next wave
11.2016 | By the end of the decade, the Airbus A320neo will have an even more fuel-efficient engine. To make this possible, two key components of the geared turbofan are currently undergoing tests at MTU Aero Engines.
11.2016 | New manufacturing technique for PW1100G-JM nickel blisks
Material development in aviation engineering
11.2015 | New materials are the key technology in developing future aircraft and engines. Yet there is still plenty of untapped potential, says Prof. Carolin Körner, Chair of Metals Science and Technology at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, in an AEROREPORT interview.
Titanium aluminide - a class all by itself
05.2013 | Titanium aluminide is a game-changing material that helps make engines quieter, fuel-thriftier and cleaner. It will have to prove its worth in flight operations as early as next year when the first A320neo with TiAl components onboard will take to the air. And that’s just the beginning…