New nacelle designs show benefits of first steps to closer engine/airframe integration Aerospace researchers generally agree that step changes in efficiency for future commercial aircraft designs will only…

Propulsion-airframe integration offers untapped promise to improve aircraft efficiency and performance With billions being spent in pursuit of fuel savings, closer integration of engines and aircraft may hold…

Composite wings and more-electric systems offer greater integration opportunities As the first engine maker to attach a fifth-generation civil turbofan to a more-electric aircraft’s all-composite primary structure wing,…

DURING A press briefing on March 3 Eurofighter GmbH confirmed that manufacture of the next batch of Eurofighter Typhoons was now underway. Sub assembly of the front-fuselage commenced…