GE Aviation’s history working with the Air Force dates back to the dawn of the jet age, when the U.S. military branch was established on Sept. 18, 1947.
After the COVID-19 pandemic started shutting down countries around the world in March, David Havera partnered with TE-FOOD to develop a travel app that monitors whether planes, crews and passengers have cleared specific health and cleanliness checks and enables passengers to scan the tray and seat to confirm both have been sanitized between flights.
The CF34-10 engine assembly returned to where it all began—Durham, North Carolina with the first -10A engine shipping out last month.
The European research project for small air transport has contributed new technologies that will soon fly with GE’s Catalyst, and is looking ahead at driving an even more sustainable future.
Under the GE Total Logistics Support program, the US Navy’s F414 engines will receive prime logistics support in Australia, with selected repairs to be carried out on engine components using the world-class expertise of GE and its partner, Queensland-based TAE Aerospace.
Unlocking the Full Potential of Flight Data: Cathay Pacific Group and GE Aviation Expand Digital Partnership
GE Aviation and Cathay Pacific Group have signed a five-year agreement to implement GE’s Event Measurement System (EMS) for flight analytics and the FlightPulse® pilot app.
NASA has revealed the supersonic engine that will power its state-of-the-art aircraft for the purpose of gathering critical data that may open up a new era of supersonic flight.
Greg Talley, the first Black recipient of the Young Engineer Award at GE Aviation, reflects on his 40-year career at GE Aviation.
GE’s Giant: The Bellwether Engine That Reinvented the Logistics, Economics, and Aesthetics of Jet Travel
GE90 engine has surpassed 100 million flight hours and nearly 55.7 billion miles flown. A deeper dive into the history of the bellwether engine that’s reinvented the logistics, economics, and aesthetics of jet travel.
GECAS has partnered with Israel Aerospace Industries to convert 15 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to cargo planes. Planned delivery is in late 2022 for operating lease to GECAS customers.
CFM International has been voted the highest-rated OEM customer service company in the third annual Air Transport Aftermarket Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey was conducted between mid-February and mid-May 2020 and elicited 185 responses, including 62 airlines around the world.
The GE90 engine has surpassed 100 million flight hours. In November, the aircraft engine will mark 25 years in service. Under the wings of the Boeing 777 family, the GE90 engine reached the 100-million-hour mark averaging more than 4 million hours a year.
Even as the COVID-19 crisis has rocked the aviation industry, GE Aviation’s Fleet Support team has continued to assist airlines around the world 24/7. Last year, Fleet Support handled over 115,000 cases for the world’s largest installed base of commercial aircraft engines.
GE’s Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC) facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, recently added a GE9X engine for use in customer training classes. “Everything on the GE9X is big—nothing is small,” said Eli Lessing, retired New Product Introduction Program Manager for Training at CTEC. “We needed a lot of space to accommodate the engine.”
The T700, GE Aviation’s workhorse helicopter engine, has been going strong for 42 years and counting. This spring alone, the company was awarded $242 million in contracts with the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.
Hearing something like “no throttle restrictions” is certain to capture a fighter pilot’s full attention. And for Angelella, it was his introduction to the power and capability offered by GE’s F110 engine, the engine that powered many of his flights in the F-16C/D.
With airliners scrambling to meet cargo demand due to COVID-19, GE Aviation’s CF6 is the powerplant of choice on freighters bringing needed medical supplies, food and goods to destinations around the world.
When the U.S. Navy awarded GE Aviation a $754 million engineering and manufacturing development contract for the F414 engine...
No engine in jet propulsion is quite like GE’s tiny J85 turbojet. Originally designed in 1954, the J85 is expected to power U.S. military aircraft until at least 2040.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department took Jay Leno for a ride in a T700-powered Sikorsky Firehawk helicopter on his CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage. His take on the T700: “I should get that in my car. That would be alright!”