MTU Aero Engines

About MTU 

MTU Aero Engines is Germany’s leading engine manufacturer and an established global player in the industry. The company engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing and support of commercial and military aircraft engines in all thrust and power categories and stationary gas turbines. Operating affiliates all over the world, MTU has a local presence in major regions and markets.

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Dr. Stefan Weber, Senior Vice President Technology & Engineering Advanced Programs at MTU Aero Engines, talks about MTU's future propulsion technologies: from the further development of the Geared TurbofanTM with revolutionary propulsion concepts to the preferably all-electric "Flying Fuel Cell", as well as the industrialization of sustainable aviation fuels such as hydrogen or power-to-liquid.

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Revolutionary Engine concepts

steam-injected and water-recovering gas turbine
Fuel cell


Next European Fighter Engine

New challenges call for new answers: the Next European Fighter Engine is a military propulsion system that marks another major advance in engine technology. With innovative concepts and new technologies for virtual de-sign and additive manufacturing at its disposal, MTU is absolutely ready for this engine program to take off.

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Military programs

MTU Aero Engines is one of the world’s leading industrial system partners for the military engines that power combat jets, helicopters and military transport aircraft. Innovative, capable and reliable — with its first-class technologies, products and services, MTU ensures that military customers can count on the full availability of their fleets at all times.

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MTU Plus Intelligent Solutions

MTU is a reliable partner for more than 1,400 customers. This includes some 200 airlines as well as leasing companies and manufacturers. Operators and asset owners benefit from integrated service solutions that cover the entire engine life cycle. As an established OEM network partner, MTU increasingly supports OEMs with standardized maintenance solutions — for Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines, for example. And, owing to its maintenance expertise, MTU is a preferred joint venture partner for airlines worldwide.