Our Noble Cause: My Take on GE’s 2020 Sustainability Report

As the leading provider of civil and military propulsion, GE Aviation has an inherent responsibility to help the aviation industry decarbonize. Rising to this challenge inspires our employees, serves our customers, and indeed, is good for our business.

Catching Up with Abbey Bugenske, Ohio’s First Vax-A-Millionaire

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.

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.

Honoring Memorial Day: GE Volunteers Beautify Veterans Cemetery

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.

U.S. Army, Boeing and GE complete successful H-47 Chinook demonstration program with T408 engines

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. 

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