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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): May 1989
Total Production: 7,950
Unitary Cost: USD$9.7 million
Also Known As: V2500-A1, V2500-A5, V2500-D5, V2525-D5, V2527-A5, V2528-D5 and V2533-A5
Origin: Germany 12%, Japan 23%, United Kingdom 33% and United States of America 33%
Corporations: IAE*, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation 23%, MTU Aero Engines 16%, Pratt & Whitney 61% and Rolls-Royce 0% (share of IAE sold to Pratt & Whitney and MTU)   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: V2500
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): May 1989
Total Production: 8,070
Total Cost: USD$30 billion
Family Members: V2500-E5
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Description: The IAE International Aero Engines AG (a joint venture between Rolls Royce, Pratt & Whitney, JAEC and MTU Aero Engines) V2500 two-shaft, high-bypass-ratio engine provides thrust ranging from 22,000 pounds to 33,000 pounds. It was developed initially to power the Airbus A319, A320, A321 and Airbus Corporate Jet. Since 1995 the V2500, V2500-D5 variant, is also available for the Boeing MD90-30.

To date, More than 4,000 V2500 engines have been ordered or delivered to power approximately 2,000 aircraft since its entry into service in 1989. The engine has low noise and emissions levels as well as low ownership costs.

Following the V2500-A1 introduced in 1989, IAE developed the V2500-A5 improved model which entered service in 1993 rated at 26,500 pounds. In 1995, IAE delivered the first V2500-D5 model to power the Boeing MD90-30 aircraft. The V2528-D5 introduced in 1995 is rated at 28,000 pounds and the V2525-D5 available since 1996 is rated at 25,000 pounds.

On 17 August 2005, LAN Airlines of Chile ordered the V2500 engine to power its newest fleet of Airbus A320, which included 18 firm order aircraft plus 22 on option. The 40 firm order engines comprises 36 installed and four spare. The 50 option engines are 44 installed and six spare. Previously, the same carrier also ordered 20 V2500 powered A320s.

On 7 September 2005, UK-based low-fare carrier Wizz Air placed an order for 12 Airbus A320 aircraft family including both A320 and A319 models. These aircraft were to be powered by IAE V2500-A5 engines with deliveries expected to begin in the summer 2007. The agreement also included options on further 12 aircraft.

In October 2005 Indian low-fare, start-up carrier IndiGo placed an order for IAE V2500 engines to power its newest fleet of 100 Airbus A320 family airliners. The engine contract was valued at $1.7 billion.

India's carrier Kingfisher signed an agreement for the purchase of 30 Airbus A320 airplanes, comprising a mix of A319 and A320 models, on November 21, 2005. The agreement signing occurred at Dubai Air Show. Aircraft deliveries were scheduled to begin in early 2008. All these aircraft were to be powered by IAE V2500 engines valued at $500 million.

ILFC International Lease Finance Corp. signed a contract with Pratt & Whitney worth $250 million for V2500-A5 engines to power 45 Airbus A320 family aircraft on November 21, 2005.

On December 12, 2005 Greek carrier Aegean Airlines placed an order for eight Airbus A320 aircraft with options for an additional 12 A320 family aircraft. The aircraft were to be configured in a high comfort two-class layout. Aegean Airlines also selected IAE V2500 engines to power its new A320 aircraft fleet. The engine contract for firm order aircraft was valued at $110 million.

On 30 March 2006 Rolls Royce announced that Indian low cost carrier Air Deccan was ordering IAE V2500 engines to power 30 Airbus A320 airplanes. Rolls Royce's engine contract share was valued at $170 million.

V2500 Applications

Airliners Airbus A319 Airbus A320 Airbus A320P2F Airbus A321 Airbus A321P2F

V2500 Specifications

Fan Diameter: 1,610 millimeter (63 inch)
Thrust: 33,000 pound (15.0 ton)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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V2500 News

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017WIZZ Air Orders 10 Additional A321ceo Aircraft
Wednesday, November 2, 2016Air China Selects V2500 Engines for 18 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
Shenzhen Airlines Selects V2500 Engines for 13 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Selects V2500 Engines to Power 10 A321ceo Aircraft
Tuesday, September 27, 2016BOC Aviation Selects V2500 Engines for Five Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
Wednesday, July 13, 2016AWAS Selects IAE V2500 Engine to Power up to 5 A320s
BOC Aviation Selects IAE V2500 Engine to Power 18 A320s
Thursday, February 18, 2016CALC Signs Agreement for V2500 Engine to Power Eight A320ceo Family Aircraft
Wednesday, September 16, 2015Juneyao Airlines Selects V2500 Engine to Power Order for 12 A320ceo Aircraft
Tuesday, June 16, 2015Wizz Air Selects V2500 Engines for 17 A320s

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Engine powering TAM A320s and A321s
Engines powering LAN Airlines fleet of 20 A320s (40 engines)
Engines ordered by: China Southern Airlines to power 100 Airbus A320 aircraft family; China Eastern Airlines to power 80 A320s (160 engines); Hainan Airlines to power 20 A319s and 13 A320s; Hong Kong Airlines one A319/ACJ; Shenzhen Airlines 41 A320s (82 engines); Shanghai Airlines 10 A321s; BAA Jet Management three ACJs; Sichuan Airlines 46 A320s; Air China 40 A320/A321 and 12 A319s (104 engines); ICBC fleet of 37 A320s (74 engines); CALC 19 A320s (38 engines); Juneyao Airlines fleet of 12 A320ceos (24 engines); Bank of Communications Financial Leasing fleet of 10 A321s (20 engines)
El Salvador30
Engines powering TACA's 12 A320s and three A319s
Engines powering Finnair fleet of five A321s (10 engines)
Engines powering Blue Wings 20 A320s (40 engines); Lufthansa 20 A321s (40 engines); Germanwings 18 A319s (36 engines)
Engines powering Aegean Airlines fleet of 13 A320s (26 engines)
Engines powering Air Deccan fleet of 60 A320s (120 engines); Kingfisher Airlines fleet of 40 A320s, 3 A319s (86 engines)
Engines ordered to power Mandala Airlines 25 A320s
Engines powering AWAS' 35 Airbus A320s (70 engines)
Engines powering Israir's three A320s
Engines powering Middle East Airlines's fleet of Airbus A320 (6 aircraft 12 engines)
Engines powering Volaris fleet of 14 A320ceos and 16 A319s (60 engines); VivaAerobus 12 A320ceos (24 engines)
Engines powering Nepal Airlines fleet of two A320s (4 engines)
New Zealand28
Engines powering Air New Zealand's 14 A320s (28 engines)
Engines powering RAFO's two A320 ACJs.
Engines powering Philippine Airlines fleet of 34 A321s (68 engines)
Engines powering Wizz Air fleet of 109 A320s (218 engines)
Engines powering Qatar Airways (20 A320s 4 A321s)
Saudi Arabia8
Engines powering SaudiGulf fleet of 4 A320ceos (8 engines)
Engines powering Tiger Airways's Airbus A320 fleet (74 aircraft 148 engines); BOC Aviation (formerly SALE) 151 Airbus A320s (302 engines); Silkair Airbus A320s (26 aircraft 52 engines)
South Africa40
Engines powering South African Airways' fleet of 20 A320s (40 engines)
Engines powering Vueling fleet of 30 A320ceos (60 engines)
Engines powering Vistajet's three Airbus ACJs
Engines powering TransAsia fleet of six A321s (12 engines)
Engines powering Turkish Airlines fleet of 39 A320s and 42 A321s (162 engines)
United Arab Emirates40
Engines powering Etihad Airways 20 A320s
United Kingdom24
Engines powering British Airways Airbus A320 fleet; GB Airways fleet of 5 A320s (10 engines); BMED 7 A321s (14 engines)
United States of America558
The V2500 engine was selected to power Spirit Airlines A319s/A320s (60+ engines); ILFC A320s; CIT A320s; US Airways A320s (172 A320s 344 engines); Aviation Capital Group ACG (25 A320s 50 engines); Air Lease Corporation (30 A320s 60 engines); American Airlines fleet of A321s; America West Airlines fleet of 10 A320s and 7 A319s (34 engines)
Engines ordered by: Vietnam Airlines 43 A321s (7 from ILFC and AerCap) (86 engines); Vietnam Aircraft Leasing Company 10 A321s (20 engines)
Engines powering Yemenia 10 A320s (20 engines)

Grand Total 3,47635
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