Questions tagged [engine-certification]

Question about engine certification procedure and testing.

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What could be the (in theory) shortest certification path for a piloted eVTOL? [closed]

The scenarios is: To certify a hybrid propulsion rotorcraft, with human crew (not a drone). The target is: highest safety level following the cheapest (resource wise) and fastest possible ...
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Can a different company manufacture an FAA approved airframe or engine?

If a certain engine architecture or airframe design was granted FAA certification and then licensed to, manufactured and then sold by another company, would it still be certified? If not, would this ...
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What is the most severe engine failure for modern turbofan?

Today I read again something about the Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 and the related engine failure resulting in one passenger being sucked out of the window. As I understood it was a fan blade out ...
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