GE’s Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC) facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, recently added a GE9X engine for use in customer training classes. “Everything on the GE9X is big—nothing is small,” said Eli Lessing, retired New Product Introduction Program Manager for Training at CTEC. “We needed a lot of space to accommodate the engine.”
The T700, GE Aviation’s workhorse helicopter engine, has been going strong for 42 years and counting. This spring alone, the company was awarded $242 million in contracts with the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.
GE Aviation European teams and Avio Aero expand their R&D collaboration network with Universities and research centers for the next-generation of propulsion systems and technologies for a cleaner aviation.
Hearing something like “no throttle restrictions” is certain to capture a fighter pilot’s full attention. And for Angelella, it was his introduction to the power and capability offered by GE’s F110 engine, the engine that powered many of his flights in the F-16C/D.
GE Aviation has created Health Application ID to help the aviation industry address COVID-19 related safety concerns. “This application addresses an urgent need in our industry to help ensure airline and airport workers have been screened for COVID-19 and that their fellow passengers have been checked,” said Andrew Coleman, chief commercial officer of GE Aviation’s Digital Group.
GE announced today that David Joyce, vice chair of GE and president and CEO of GE Aviation, will retire from the Company after 40 years of service. John Slattery, Embraer’s president and CEO of Commercial Aviation, has been named president- and CEO-elect of GE Aviation, effective July 13.
With airliners scrambling to meet cargo demand due to COVID-19, GE Aviation’s CF6 is the powerplant of choice on freighters bringing needed medical supplies, food and goods to destinations around the world.
When the U.S. Navy awarded GE Aviation a $754 million engineering and manufacturing development contract for the F414 engine...
A new partnership between the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and GE Aviation is improving aviation safety education by providing students and faculty with access to a leading flight data analytics platform.
No engine in jet propulsion is quite like GE’s tiny J85 turbojet. Originally designed in 1954, the J85 is expected to power U.S. military aircraft until at least 2040.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department took Jay Leno for a ride in a T700-powered Sikorsky Firehawk helicopter on his CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage. His take on the T700: “I should get that in my car. That would be alright!”
GE Aviation’s Cheltenham facility worked with GE Healthcare to stand up a new production line that is supplying GE CARESCAPE™ bedside monitors to the National Health Service in the UK.
Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and CEO of GE Aviation Services, has been appointed to the newly formed Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB) within the FAA to develop strategies that will encourage women and girls to pursue careers in the field of aviation.
GE Aviation has successfully completed more aircraft re-engining programs for the U.S. Air Force than any other company. That experience makes GE the top choice to re-engine the B-52 Stratofortress.
An Air Tahiti Nui Boeing 787 Dreamliner powered by GEnx engines set a new commercial airline record in March when it flew 9,765 air miles in 15 hours and 45 minutes nonstop from Tahiti to Paris.
On April 30, the second Boeing 777X airplane successfully completed its test flight, cruising 2 hours and 58 minutes over Washington State and landing at Boeing Field in Seattle. On its wings: the most powerful jet engine ever built—the GE9X.
Lee Dillon oversees 66 engineers in GE Aviation’s Edison Engineering Leadership Program, which has funneled a cohort of top engineering talent to all of GE’s core businesses over the years. She calls it “the best job ever.”
GE Aviation has shipped the first F414 for the X-59 QueSST, an exciting NASA demonstrator program and 2019 top technology innovation.
Gianluca De Donno has worked as an Avio Aero field service representative at the Italian Air Force base in Pisa for 10 years. “By now, I know, and am known by, almost everyone at the air base. I feel like one of them because they make me feel like that. It is really like one big family.”
GE Aviation has been awarded $707 million for F110 engine production but the U.S. Air Force. Over the last two months, GE Aviation has inked more than $1.2 billion in contracts to produce engines and hardware to support the U.S. military and international customers.