SAGE Demonstrators

The SAGE ITD contains 6 technology development programmes and accompanying test and demonstration vehicles, distinguished by application (helicopter, regional, narrow-body and wide-body) and by engine architecture or technical focus. These demonstration vehicles use the competencies and facilities of all the European aero-engine manufacturers complemented with those of related Research Establishments, Academia and SMEs.  The six engine demonstrator projects are designated:

The Counter-Rotating Open Rotor (CROR) is a major project of Clean Sky, involving efforts mostly in SAGE and SFWA ITDs, and also in GRA.