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The new Catalyst turboprop first flight seen from the eyes of the European team leading the flight testing and part of the design, that started out 6 years ago from a clean sheet.
A special anniversary in Cameri
The 1st Aircraft Maintenance Department, a benchmark in excellence for the Air Force and Italy as a whole, has celebrated its 40-year anniversary together with Avio Aero.
How 400 European Engineers put their heads together to reinvent the turboprop that will power the new Beechcraft Denali.
The VRT500 is the stylish, disruptive newcomer onto the lightweight helicopter scene featuring pioneering technologies and Italian excellence, even in its main rotor drive system.
The future of flight
GE Aviation and Safran unveil a New Technology Development Program to cut CO2 emissions by 20%.
On the wings of vaccine
The Pratica di Mare base houses the nowadays famous national vaccine HUB, but it is also Italy’s largest air base where the Air Force's technological innovation comes to life.
The propulsion that Defense needs
Riccardo Procacci speaks at the Defense Committee of the Italian Chamber of Deputies: with the crisis in civil aviation and opportunities on the military front, Italy will have to invest decisively in the aerospace sector through the NRRP.
Flying Upside Down
The new aerobatic H Series engine with electronic engine and propeller controls, debuts at first flight test on board the Diamond Aircraft DART-550, the new single propeller aircraft which it was selected for.
Nine years, nine engines, one great achievement
Certification of the GE9X, the record-breaking engine that took the contribution of every single Avio Aero site and hundreds of professionals to make, is a milestone marking the dawn of a new technological era.
The Italian job
High performance and guaranteed functionality thanks to the Avio Aero Service, even for the engines of the Italian Air Force HH101 helicopters facing the most extreme missions.
From Tempest to future engines and drones
Highlights from the speech given by Avio Aero CEO Riccardo Procacci to the Italian Senate Defence Committee concerning Italian participation in the Common European Security and Defense Policy.
Why the European turboprop engine, with its advanced stage of development is a leap in performance quality and a game changer in the aviation sector.
Catalyst, integration at first sight
GE Aviation’s first European-born engine has completed integration tests with MT Propeller, creating a new chapter of an increasingly exciting story.
Aviation can heal
While passenger air transport is suffering worldwide, a sector made up of worthy people is analyzing the phenomenon and working to ensure aid, rescue, transport and security.
Bavaria meets Salento
At the Wet Rig in Brindisi, the preliminary integration tests for the GE Catalyst with the propeller made by MT Propeller and dedicated to military applications have been kicked off.
Billion Dollar Baby
2020 opens with a new record and a reflection on the purpose and responsibility of Avio Aero sustainable growth path, by a leader who is quite familiar with the company and the industry.
12 star propellers
The best European propeller manufacturer is the most accredited to equip GE’s Catalyst for military applications, thanks to a collaboration agreement and a unique product.
Avio Aero technology for a number of engine components in the PW800 family by Pratt & Whitney Canada offers even greater innovation on board the latest generation jets.
Tempest, a signature for the future
Signing the Statement of Intent between the leading companies for the Italian-English defense new axis, Avio Aero at the forefront of the European military programs of the future.
The Salento hub
Avio Aero Brindisi is going to become the fifth global hub dedicated to the service of the commercial engine that has so far accumulated a total of in-flight hours equal to 950 years.
41,000 feet above the sky
It is full thrusters for the tests on the new GE Catalyst engine, which has reached an altitude of 41,000 feet, in preparation for its official maiden flight.
Ready, Steady…3D print it!
Additive production for the Catalyst engine has started in Brindisi, this is the culmination of worldwide collaboration that is revolutionizing how the factory works.
The Paris Jackpot
The air show in Le Bourget ended with electrifying outcomes for both Avio Aero and GE: from military and commercial engines, helicopters, up to the European commitments for the future.
Paris je t’aime
Avio Aero's new products and technologies, 100 years of GE Aviation and many other surprises just few days before the 53rd Paris International Air Show grand opening.
GE’s Catalyst for Drones
The brand-new turboprop engine is making its debut in business and general aviation, but a military version of this revolutionary engine technology is much more than just an idea.
Cameri gets bigger
The next generation of additive machines are already installed at the factory of the future in Cameri, to 3D print turbine blades for the new GE9X engine and to continue expansion.
Boeing pairs the world’s largest twin-engine commercial airplane with the world’s largest jet engine including its likewise record-breaker turbine.
The first transmission kit produced in Italy for the next generation of civil helicopters, including sophisticated technology to ensure reliability and unique performance.
The Eurofighter Typhoon, also known as the European defense backbone, reaches the historical milestone of 500,000 flight hours, or one million for its supersonic engines.
Fast and furious
Not just a helicopter, not even an airplane, the RACER is the fastest in its category, capable of vertical take-off and landing, thanks to the latest technology and tremendous partnerships.
A story of industrial transformation, legendary vehicles and brilliant engineers, handed down to present times by the designers and producers of pure ‘Made in Italy’ airplanes, even unmanned ones.
England, start your engines
What World Cup? What Wimbledon? Aviation’s Own Grand Slam Event Is Starting On Monday In Farnborough, England.
Just two years after the start of operation, one thousand engines have already been assembled for the program that is breaking all records and testing the mettle of the production teams in Italy and Poland.
Investigations carried out by specialized engineers and technicians, who seek for the reasons of failures and damages happened to aircraft engines, are almost as infallible as a black-box.
Additive for the airlines
Maintenance and repair techniques based on additive technologies are ready for the airlines inside Avio Aero repair stations, after the development and certifications phases inside Avio Aero labs.
The magnificent seven
A shining model of intercontinental cooperation based on advanced engineering is taking shape on one of the most anticipated engines.
The supersonic flight goes on
The EJ200 program achieves a distinguished milestone with a special delivery for the Italian Air Force.
Behemoths of the sea
In the places where the most imposing military vessels are built, including the first PPA, equipped with the most powerful of gas turbines.
Flying without pilots
Avio Aero takes up the challenge by discussing the future of unmanned aircraft and by hosting the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference at its headquarters.
Made in Venice
Have a look inside the Leonardo Elicotteri plant, discovering one of the most long-running and high-tech collaborations for Avio Aero.
ATP gets fresh
Among the 3D printed components that make this engine unique, one of them, or actually three, integrate high tech and thermal capabilities into a very small space.
Long live the LEAP
Three core components of the brand-new CFM engine will be revised and repaired at Avio Aero's service shops.
3D printed engines, possible!
The development of the most promising new generation turboprop engine, making extensive use of additive manufacturing, is conceived in Europe and is already hunting for records.
Facts and figures
A week after the end of the aviation industry's most important event, impressive figures to which GE contributed with its orders and commitments.
The helicopter of the future, built by Airbus Helicopters for the Clean Sky 2 program and including our latest-generation technologies, was finally unveiled at Paris Air Show.
Great opening at PAS
First day of the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget with impressive results for GE Aviation on the wing of enthusiasm.
A magic Spray
Our engineers and technicians have developed a service process with major operational benefits for airlines, all thanks to the thermal spray.
Power at sea
Seven thousand tons sailing at up to 27 knots, thanks to the turbines Avio Aero installs on the FREMM vessels.
One thousand and counting...
Celebrated, at Torino Caselle airport, the five hundredth Typhoon and the thousandth EJ200 delivered to the Italian Air Force.
Even the Navy flies... with us!
The Italian Navy has received the first MH-90 helicopter in tactical transport version for its 5th Helicopter Group.
Avio Aero goes for the double
The modules for the second engine to test in the GE9X program have been delivered, and work is pressing ahead on the next modules for dispatch to the USA.
Side by side with heroes
Our Brindisi Service team supports the helicopter engines of several Italian armed forces, including the Police Force in Abruzzo.
And the challenge goes on
Our customer EPI has congratulated us on the improvements made to our gearboxes and asked us to keep up the good work.
A LEAP for Avio Aero
An unprecedented commitment for the company’s facilities in Europe for the launch of their latest programme to support CFM engines for medium-range aircrafts.