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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

EASA, FAA Certify Airbus A320neo P&W Engine Variant

Juliet Van Wagenen

Newly certified A320neo variant jetliner
Newly certified A320neo variant jetliner. Photo: Airbus

[Avionics Today 12-02-2015] The FAA and EASA have jointly awarded Type Certification to Airbus’ Pratt & Whitney-powered A320neo variant. The Pure Power PW1100G-JM engine-equipped A320neo completed a 14-month flight test program to achieve the certification.

The certification paves the way for the jetliner type’s upcoming first delivery with launch customer Qatar Airways.

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