12 December 2017

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) acquired a WESTT SE-HP solution

Price Induction Test Bench Business Unit team is very thankful to the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) for having acquired a WESTT SE-HP solution, the DGEN 380 core engine assembly station.

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The ULB Aero-Thermo-Mechanics departments becomes PI’s first university partner in Belgium. The team plans to start the first practical courses dedicated to 4th year students from 2nd semester on using the station, which will be perfectly complementary to the exisiting unique turbomachine lubrication test benches.

Welcome to the WESTT community!

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3 July 2017

Paris Le Bourget Air Show SIAE 2017 – Key facts

Price Induction was very happy to exhibit in the Paris Le Bourget Air Show 2017 from the 19 to 23 June. It was once again a great opportunity for the team to meet many industry R&T leaders, academics and experts, and exchange about turbomachine related innovations and future projects.

Price Induction’s multi-presence in the show

Three different WESTT solutions were exhibited at the show:

  • The WESTT CS/BV Virtual Engine Test Bench on PI booth;
  • The WESTT BV66 interactive learning station on PI partner Defense Conseil International’s booth;
  • The WESTT SE-HP assembly and disassembly DGEN High Pressure’s spool test bench on PI partner Aerocampus Aquitaine booth.
Westt CS/BV & SEV on PI booth
Westt CS/BV & SEV on PI booth
Westt BV66 on DCI booth
Westt BV66 on DCI booth
West SE-HP on Aerocampus Aquitaine booth
West SE-HP on Aerocampus Aquitaine booth


Thanks to our R&T SAFRAN partner, visitors could also discover a freshly kick-started project about the DGEN 380 HP core engine hybridization.

Moreover, Price Induction had the pleasure to promote the Flying Whales’ LCA60T program airship for which our design office has developed a POC of electric propulsive system.

DGEN hybrid architecture on Safran Booth
DGEN hybrid architecture on Safran Booth
Flying wales electric propulsive system
Flying wales electric propulsive system

Key meetings on Price Induction booth

Price induction had the pleasure to welcome both academic and industrial partners on its booth throughout the week.

Propulsion R&T representatives from major aerospace groups such as SAFRAN, AIRBUS, DASSAULT or Technical Research Institutes stepped by to exchange about current and future potential projects with them.

A special meeting gathered three academic partners on 22 June. InHolland Hogeschool, ENAC and Polyaéro met together and exchanged about the WESTT solutions and their experience using it.


Signature of a partnership between Price Induction and Defense Conseil International (DCI)

DCI, the reference operator of the Ministry of the Armed Forces for the international transfer of the French military know-how to France friendly countries armed forces, and Price Induction signed an industrial and commercial partnership focused on MRO (EASA/Part 66 and DSAé/FRA 66) initial training.

Thanks again to DCI for organizing this event!

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Signature of a partnership between Price Induction, Polyaéro and the CFA EPURE on Polyaéro booth

Price Induction, Polyaéro and the CFA EPURE make their collaboration start public, as well as the acquisition of a WESTT CS/BV.



Price Induction warmly thanks all its partners and visitors for their trust to make this week a great success!

18 May 2017

Paris Le Bourget Air Show SIAE 2017


Price Induction’s team will welcome you
on booth B94, Hall 2B

signature mail SIAE 2017 extendedUK

Visit us and discover:
– Our expertise as an engine manufacturer to support innovative projects around propulsion, from design and engineering to instrumentation and testing.
– A wide range of test bench solutions dedicated to Aerospace Research and Education.

Curious about engine architecture & simulation ?
Take the opportunity to try some of our WESTT solutions,
– Westt CS/BV virtual engine test bench on our booth
– Westt BV66 interactive learning station with new helicopter 12.1 content
– Westt SE-HP assembly / disassembly hi pressure line station



11 October 2016

Aviation Australia Riyadh College of Excellence AARCoE (Update September)

Aviation Australia Riyadh College provided a promotional video of their training program. That video shows some of the WESTT products in use.
AARCoE is now equipped with a complete WESTT products educational platform.

We wish their students and faculty members a good and fulfilling school year !

30 April 2014

ILA Berlin Air Show

Price Induction announces its participation at the ILA Berlin Air Show May 20-25, 2014 on booth 3431a in hall 3 with the support of the Berlin-Brandenburg region.

Besides its DGEN turbofan engine for general aviation and the virtual engine test bench WESTT CS/BV, Price Induction will offer live demonstrations of the WESTT SE-HP assembly and disassembly station of a turbofan high-pressure spool for the first time in Germany. This educational tool is ideal for practices in mechanical and maintenance engineering and is also recognized worldwide by EASA Part-147 training centers as an innovative training tool to maintenance practices and propulsion basics.

Furthermore, Price Induction will present the latest news concerning the WESTT SOLUTIONS product family of research and training tools, which have been very successful in the past year. Renowned research institutes like the NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and worldwide universities like theHogeschool InHolland in Delft, the Civil Aviation University of China in Tianjin and the ENAC engineering school in Toulouse are some of the latest WESTT SOLUTIONS customers.

On May 20th at 3pm, our customer Linköping University will present the best student designs of DGEN-based Personal Light Jets on the forum of the Berlin-Brandenburg region stand.

As on previous ILA Airshows the DGEN engine will also be on display at Price Induction’s booth. The DGEN 380 engine achieved, today, over 1500 hours of testing, 6000 ignitions and 2200 endurance cycles and is used by an increasing number of universities and research centers.