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Airbus kicks off long term flight test research with P&W Geared Turbofan concept

16th October 2008 - 00:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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As part of Airbus' on-going, extensive research and development into future technology options, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney (P&W) have commenced a series of flight tests to evaluate the 'PurePower' PW1000G technology demonstrator engine which features P&W's patented 'Geared Turbofan' (GTF) architecture. The tests are being performed at Airbus ...

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