World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

MTU Aero Engines

MTU Aero Engines AG
Aktiengesellschaft
Traded as FWB: MTX
Industry Aerospace, defence
Founded 1934
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Key people
Reiner Winkler (CEO and chairman of the management board), Klaus Eberhardt (Chairman of the supervisory board)
Products Production and maintenance of civil and military aircraft engines; industrial gas turbines
Revenue €2.707 billion (2010)[1]
€268.0 million (2010)[1]
Profit €142.2 million (2010)[1]
Total assets €3.426 billion (end 2010)[1]
Total equity €819.3 million (end 2010)[1]
Number of employees
7,910 (end 2010)[1]
Subsidiaries Vericor Power Systems
Website http://mtu.de/en/

MTU Aero Engines AG is a German aircraft engine manufacturer. MTU develops, manufactures and provides service support for military and civil aircraft engines. MTU Aero Engines was formerly known as MTU München.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Products 2
    • Civil 2.1
    • Military 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

In Autumn 1968, MAN Turbo GmbH and Daimler-Benz formed Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Turbomotoren GmbH as a 50/50 joint venture, combining their aircraft engine development and manufacturing interests.[2][3]

In July 1969, the joint venture was superseded by Motoren- und Turbinen-Union GmbH (MTU), which took over the aircraft engine and high-speed diesel engine activities of MAN Turbo and Daimler-Benz.[2][3] MTU München was responsible for aircraft engines, while MTU Friedrichshafen was responsible for diesel engines and other gas turbines.

In 1985, Daimler-Benz bought MAN's 50% share in the company, and made MTU part of its aerospace subsidiary DASA. In 2000, when DASA was merged with other companies to form the European aeronautics and defense systems company EADS, MTU was split from DASA and stayed part of DaimlerChrysler. In 2003, MTU was sold to private equity firm KKR. Two years later, KKR sold all its shares at Germany's stock exchanges.

The company has other locations around the globe, including Vancouver, British Columbia; Rzeszów, Poland; and Zhu Hai, China.

Products

Civil

Source:[4]

  • PW4000Growth, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • PW1000G, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • PW2000, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • PW6000, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • PW300, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • PW500, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • JT8D, partner to Pratt & Whitney.
  • GP7000, partner to Engine Alliance.
  • V2500, partner to International Aero Engines.
  • GEnx, partner to General Electric.
  • CF6, subcontracting to General Electric.

Military

Source:[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2010" (PDF). MTU Aero Engines. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "75 years: MTU Aero Engines celebrates anniversary". Global Business Jet. Stansted News Limited. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "AERO ENGINES 1970". Flight International. Flight International. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  4. ^ http://mtu.de/en/products_services/new_business_commercial/programs/index.html
  5. ^ http://mtu.de/en/products_services/military_business/programs/index.html

External links

  • Official website
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.