Commercial Engine Market Heads Into An Unprecedented Year

By Guy Norris
Source: Aviation Daily
January 08, 2013

Engine manufacturers will be busy in 2013 as testing accelerates on the latest commercial turbofans and work advances on the next generation of military powerplants. Production will rise, but more significantly on the commercial side than the military.

The pace is highest at CFM and Pratt & Whitney as they battle for the single-aisle airliner market with the Leap-1 and PW1000G, respectively. While the 2011 and 2012 order levels are unlikely to be sustained in 2013, it will see vital tests for both engines.

Read more: Commercial Engine Market Heads Into Unprecedented Year — Aviation Week & Space Technology.

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