Tried-and-tested engines

11.2017 | Despite the increasing use of computer simu­lations in the avi­ation industry, tests on real engines and compo­nents are still vitally important. MTU’s worldwide infrastructure of test cells is essential to its engine production and main­tenance activities.


A look inside an engine test cell

11.2017 | Development tests and production accept­ance tests have dif­ferent goals and require different activities but, in both cases, the steps the engine goes through in the test cell are always the same. Accept­ance tests for the PW1100G-JM, for example, are carried out in Munich, while those for the TP400-D6 take place in Ludwigsfelde.


Why efficiency is key to BA CityFlyer

10.2017 | BA CityFlyer on the peculiarities of London City Airport, competing in the regional market and efficiently maintaining their CF34 engines. How the regional airline has earned its place in the premium category and keeps its customers satisfied.


How to minimize the pain of lease transitions

10.2017 | Portable maintenance can significantly reduce the risks, costs and complexities of lease transitions for both lessors and lessees. Engaging engine experts as partners can speed up and smoothen the redelivery process, resulting in a win-win all round.