When GE Aviation bought the storied but obscure Czech turboprop builder Walter Aircraft Engines in 2008, the American company hadn’t developed a new propeller engine in decades.
The last Concorde landed in 2003, but NASA and a team of aerospace companies that includes Lockheed Martin and GE Aviation are not finished with supersonic passenger flight.
Read GE Aviation President & CEO, David Joyce’s letter in the GE Annual Report on how digital and the use of data will transform GE Aviation’s business.
During its 35 years of service to the fleet, the Lockheed S-3 Viking was affectionately known as “the Hoover” because of the distinctive vacuum like sound of its engines.
Preparing for the first test of the world’s largest engine—GE9X—requires big equipment and investments at GE Aviation Peebles Ohio facility.
LEAP Year may come around every four years, but advanced technology like the LEAP engine only comes around once in a generation!
Aviation Week has unlocked all 100 years of its content, including a treasure chest of GE Aviation history!
The celebration of National Engineers Week is an opportune time to reflect on the role of engineering in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education.
As the trend toward all-electric aircraft accelerates, GE Aviation continues to invest in power generation, distribution and integration.
The biennial Singapore Airshow is underway, and sales of GE Aviation and CFM engines and services are heating up.
A Navy veteran and current GE Aviation tool and gage inspector, George “Buddy” Johnson knows how important it is for...
GE Aviation now has a fully operational on-wing support base of operations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to better serve operators in the Latin American region.
Two CFM LEAP-1A engines successfully completed a five-hour, 29-minute flight powering the new Airbus A321neo, paving the way for delivery of the first LEAP engines on the largest member of the A320neo family in 2017.
Final assembly is well underway on the first full GE9X engine that will test in the first half of 2016, four years before the GE9X engine enters service on a Boeing 777X aircraft.
The oil embargo of 1973 was a miserable period when American towns banned Christmas lights to save electricity, billboards urged citizens to “turn off the damn lights” and filling stations dispensed gasoline by appointment only
The new $100 million combustor test cell, A20, is doling out record temperatures and pressure to push the limit on GE’s combustor technology.
New Year brings two new joint ventures to GE Aviation with Woodward Inc. and Praxair, Inc. Find out what the JVs mean to our business.
On Friday, January 29, the advanced LEAP-1B engine successfully completed a two-hour, 47- minute first flight powering the new Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX.
When GE Aviation bought the Czech turboprop builder Walter Aircraft Engines in 2008, it hadn’t developed a propeller engine in decades. Over the last seven years, engineers in both Prague and in the U.S. worked diligently to develop a new advanced turboprop engine (ATP) that could change the propeller industry.
As TIME magazine’s technology reporter Victor Luckerson compiled candidates for the early January edition highlighting “innovators in science and technology who will help shape the world” in 2016, he remembered the exotic manufacturing underway at GE Aviation.