Celebrating 25 years of unique culture, growth in Durham, NC

The Durham facility started with 20 employees and focused on one engine model. Over the last 25 years, the site has supported more than 10 engine models. Today, GE Aviation Durham has grown to more than 380 employees who focus on the GE9X, GE90, GEnx and LEAP engines, delivering more than 1,700 engine units a year.

So you want to build jet engines? Specialized training is here

With more than 1,000 entry-level and professional-level job openings currently at GE Aviation sites in just the U.S., specialized employee training programs are one of the ways GE Aviation is addressing the need for more qualified job applicants by preparing its workforce on needed skills.

DC Accelerator: Bringing Digital Twins to America’s Capital

Following on the heels of GE’s other Accelerators in Austin, Texas, Dubai and Munich, the Washington, DC Accelerator will focus on some of the toughest problems facing the military and its contractors by providing a space where customers and GE experts can collaborate on new technological solutions.

A new dawn at Dowty

Propellers leader looks to the future after groundbreaking ceremony for new, state-of-the-art facility

Honoring Our GE Aviation Veterans

About 9,000 U.S. veterans currently work for GE, and right now, more than 60 employees are on active duty orders serving in the U.S. National Guard and Reserves. As we celebrate Veterans Day in the U.S., we want to thank our employees around the world who have served, or currently serve, in honor of their country.

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Black Hawk

The T700-powered Black Hawk proudly commemorates its 40-year service anniversary. GE Aviation’s Lynn facility delivered its inaugural production T700 for the Black Hawk in March of ’78, marked by a ceremony that included then Army Black Hawk Program Manager COL Richard Kenyon who challenged the GE team to “be responsive to the pilots, crew chiefs and mechanics.” Building on its unparalleled record on both helicopter platforms, GE has designed the new T901, a single-spool engine that meets all ITEP requirements with fewer parts, a simpler design, and proven, reliable technology. GE stands ready to take the Black Hawk and U.S. Army into the future of rotorcraft aviation . . . and on another successful 40-year ride.

Fast and Furious: RACER Looks Into the Future

The RACER, Airbus Helicopters’ high-speed technology demonstrator within the European Clean Sky platform, is equipped with Avio Aero and GE Aviation Hamble top technologies. The RACER is 50 percent faster than a traditional helicopter, but has lower costs, and brings together several new technologies, including Additive manufacturing.

3 Keys to Meeting Record Engine Demand

The LEAP engine program of CFM International isn’t just a history-maker in commercial aviation because of its record sales. Additive manufacturing and digital tools that make factories smarter are helping GE Aviation meet record orders placed for the LEAP engine.

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