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.
From pistachios to propulsion: How a would-be pistachio farmer found his way to building jet engines
Vice President of Engineering, Mohammad Ehteshami has helped build the world’s largest and most powerful jet engines during his 32-year career at GE. But as a boy in a tiny desert village in Iran, odds were he would grow up farming pistachios. That is, until his mother intervened.
GE turboprop engines are rugged and can withstand extreme climates; they power aircraft around the world including those...
How long is 91,000 years? Go back that far in the history of the earth and the Sahara was a wet and fertile plateau. It’s also the cumulative amount of time that the world’s most hardest-working jet engine, the CFM56, has spent in the air since its first commercial flight on a DC-8 Super 70 passenger jet in 1981.
Airbus today announced that the A320neo powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), paving the way for delivery of the first A320neo equipped with the LEAP engine in mid-2016.
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.
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.
Innovative design helps unlock new mission capabilities, paves the way for flexible mission planning … and keeps our pilots cool in the process!
Sixty years ago this month, the legendary billionaire and aviator became GE Aviation’s first jet airliner customer. It was a bumpy ride.
Earlier this week, seven remarkable individuals were inducted into the GE Aviation Propulsion Hall of Fame.
After performing exceptionally well in flight test program, LEAP-1B achieves joint EASA/FAA certification.
Shifting engine monitoring to Predix drives earlier detection, better accuracy, and less disruption for customers.
GE Aviation takes the wrap off the new GE38 helo engine – and the next-generation version of the chopper, the CH-53K King Stallion, is chomping at the bit.
A day in the life of a Newark employee: Hear what it’s like to take on some of Aviation’s toughest manufacturing challenges.
GE’s Digital Flight Analytics will continue to help China Eastern airline reduce operational costs .
Here’s a tricky word problem: A scheduled commercial jet carrying a bellyful of astronomy geeks takes off hours before...
The first two LEAP-1A production engines were delivered to Airbus two days ahead of schedule, paving the way for entry into...
By: Jessica Cox, pilot & motivational speaker I was born without arms. And with all that I have been able to do without...
Ground testing is underway on the first full GE9X development engine, which is the world’s largest commercial aircraft...
Introducing our TrueChoice™ services suite. Yesterday, Kevin McAllister, President & CEO of GE Aviation, Services, took...