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XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine, Junior Officer Leadership Program Represent GE as Aviation Week Laureate Award Winners
A transformational GE military engine program and a unique GE leadership program are bringing home some hardware as 2021 recipients of Aviation Week Network’s Laureates awards.
For Abbey Bugenske, the decision to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus was a natural one. “I got it purely on my own, wanting to protect the people around me,” she says. Protecting herself, along with her friends, family and colleagues at work? It just made perfect sense.
Along with the retirement of FedEx MD DC-10-10F aircraft in June comes the retirement of GE’s last CF6-6 engines, which reached nearly 50 years in service.
See how two members of GE Aviation’s Law Clerk Program used their experiences to make an impact.
Carmen Campbell, the first person to ever transition at GE’s Grand Rapids, Michigan, site and now GE’s Transgender Advocate for Europe, is passionate about using her experiences to help cultivate a safe and supportive workplace for her transgender colleagues.
Heather Apple, Executive, Product Manager, helped establish GE Aviation’s Pride Alliance in Aviation in 2005. She talks about the support she’s received living openly and authentically as a member of the LGBTQAI+ community.
Lacks afterburner. Unstable on all three flight axes without the help of an onboard computer. No curved surfaces. Limited payload. The story behind the GE-powered F-117A Nighthawk.
The Future Of Flight: Engine-Maker Unveils New Technology Development Program To Cut CO2 Emissions By 20%
Travis Harper and his colleagues are developing the technology that could ultimately lead to an engine that would use 20% less fuel and produce 20% fewer CO2 emissions than the most efficient jet engines today.
GE Aviation and Safran Launch Advanced Technology Demonstration Program for Sustainable Engines; Extend CFM Partnership to 2050
GE Aviation and Safran today launched a bold technology development program targeting more than 20 percent lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to today’s engines. The CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program will demonstrate and mature a range of new, disruptive technologies for future engines that could enter service by the mid-2030s.
GE Aviation’s Tony Rosa marked his 70th GE work anniversary on June 11, making Rosa the longest-tenured GE employee.
GE Aviation has received Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) approval from the US Air Force (USAF) for an F110 additively manufactured sump cover.
GE Aviation’s Quick Six With Jayesh Shanbhag, Regional General Manager for Customer and Product Support
A proud Pacific Islander from Mumbai, India, GE Aviation’s Jayesh Shanbhag shares how his culture shaped his experiences and how he began his career at GE Aviation.
It was a fitting tribute to Memorial Day, then, for nearly 100 GE volunteers to dedicate portions of their week cleaning and beautifying Hillcrest Cemetery near GE Aviation’s global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. About 1,400 U.S. military veterans spanning from the Civil War to the Vietnam War are buried at this cemetery. Roughly 95% of those represent African American veterans.
India’s IndiGo airline will use the fuel-efficient LEAP-1A engines from CFM International to power its fleet of 310 new Airbus A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft. The agreement, the largest in CFM’s history, includes 620 new installed engines and associated spare engines, as well as a multi-year service agreement.
Testing on GE’s First XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine Concludes, Proves Out Transformational Capabilities
GE has completed testing of its first XA100 adaptive cycle engine, ushering in a new era of combat propulsion. GE initiated testing at its Evendale, Ohio, altitude test facility on December 22, 2020.
The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Boeing and GE recently completed all the planned test points under a multi-year demonstration program of a U.S. Army NCH-47D Chinook helicopter powered by GE’s advanced T408 turboshaft engine. The success of this effort demonstrates how integration of more powerful engines on the H-47 Chinook could support future aircraft capability and Army Aviation modernization efforts while reducing technical and integration risk.
Jen and Carlos Perez started and built their careers at GE Aviation. They met as co-ops 20 years ago and later married.
A collaboration between GE Aviation and GE Additive is proving that metal additive manufacturing can go toe-to-toe with conventional castings on price.