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From #FIA16 with GE Aviation: GE’s Digital Industrial Era

There’s no doubt, digital capabilities are changing the way we operate and do business. In aviation, operating the finest engines, components and systems made anywhere in the world can be improved—by the use of data and analytics.

A qualified success: Say “hello” to GE’s T408 engine

Formerly known as the GE38, GE Aviation’s newest and largest turboshaft engine achieved this new designation along with being qualified for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) in support of the CH-53K King Stallion helicopter.

CF34-powered ARJ21 enters service in China

The first commercial flight of China’s Chengdu Airlines’ CF34-10A-powered ARJ21-700 took place today, flying from Chengdu to Shanghai. The ARJ21-700 is the first indigenous Chinese regional jet developed and manufactured by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC).

New “Digital Foundry” In Paris Expands GE’s Global Software Footprint

Starting this fall, the top two floors of Le Centorial, as the building is known, will belong to GE Digital’s first global “digital foundry,” a collaborative space where coders, data scientists and app developers can incubate new startups and work with customers on new software applications.

Slow (…or fast) ride? Take it easy, turboprop pilots!

GE Aviation successfully flight tested the business and general aviation’s industry‘s first electronic engine and propeller control system (EEPC, for short) on its H Series turboprop engine via a KingAir C90 conversion aircraft developed by Nextant Aerospace, which will deliver its first EEPC-powered plane later this year.

FAA stamps Passport

GE’s Passport turbofan for Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet achieved FAA certification on April 29, 2016. Watch Passport’s arduous journey ahead of its first installation on Bombardier’s flight test vehicle.

Beating the Heat of Battle

Innovative design helps unlock new mission capabilities, paves the way for flexible mission planning … and keeps our pilots cool in the process!

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