GE Aviation to build unique materials factories

GE Aviation announces plans to create adjacent factories in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines.

Big wins in flight efficiency analytics

In early October, GE customers and partners convened at the annual Minds + Machines event for one of the defining moments of the Industrial Internet – General Electric CEO, Jeff Immelt, projected that revenue from GE’s software services would nearly triple, to $15 billion, by 2020.

Key FATE component tests have been completed

Progress continues on the GE Aviation/US Army Future Affordable Turbine Engine (FATE) program with recent completion of component tests of the compressor, combustor and turbine.

GE’s Data-Driven Approach to Fan Maintenance

A recently developed data analytic, examining fan vibration, is enabling GE Aviation to predict CF34-8 engine fan vibration exceedances up to 10 days before they normally would be detected.

The Smithsonian goes to school!

A $5 million sponsorship from GE Aviation and a partnership with Cincinnati Public Schools, brings the Smithsonian’s NASM to the classroom.

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