engine on the program.
enjoys Western exclusivity on the C919.
The PW1000 is exclusive to the CSeries
and MRJ and is the
sole Western power-plant on the MC- 21.
Rolls-Royce and Pratt
recently agreed to
extend their partnership
in International Aero
Engines, which supplies
the V2500 series engine
for the current A320 family, through
Elsewhere, Rolls is preparing to support service entry of the Trent 1000 on
ANA’s first 787, having received 330-
min. ETOPS approval from US FAA
in May. And it now appears that both
major variants of GE’s GEnx will enter
service not long after one another on
the 747-8F and 787.
Organizers of the show said exhibi-
tion space for the biennial event has
been sold out since late 2010 and
predicted this year’s edition will have a
modern feel with free high-speed Wi-Fi
available onsite. More than 2,000
exhibitors are expected, along with
140,000 trade visitors from 140 coun-
tries. Organizers said they have invested
$15 million in facilities at the exhibi-
tion center and $3 million in the reno-
vation and upgrading of 350 chalets for
the 2011 edition.
In keeping with a
green theme, a feature
of this year’s event
will be an “Alternative
Aviation Fuels Display”
in Exhibition Hall 3.
The US Air Transport
Assn., the Commercial
Fuels Initiative, Air
France, British Airways
and Lufthansa will be
among those presenting.
At press time, com-
mercial aircraft sched-
uled to appear at the show included:
From Airbus the A380 and A300-B2;
from Antonov the AN158; from Boeing
the 787 and 747-8F with a 777-300ER
from Qatar Airways. Bombardier was
set to bring the CRJ1000 NextGen
and Q400 NextGen, Sukhoi the
SSJ100 and ATR its newest variants
of the ATR 42 and 72, the -600 version. Embraer is participating with the
Legacy 650 business jet.
12th Annual Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference in Toulouse (AISCT- 12)
Market Forecasts & Industry Briefings
September 26-28, 2011