Quick Six sits down with Steve Scavo, program manager for the United States Air Force and Lockheed C-5M Super Galaxy program. Scavo had the unique opportunity to be filmed for an episode of Richard Hammond’s show BIG! that will feature the C-5M Super Galaxy, powered by GE CF6 engines.
Producer and director Erik Nelson discusses the making of the documentary The Cold Blue, inside look at the life and deadly missions of World War II’s Eighth Air Force.
2020 is off to a fast start and GE Aviation has already checked off one of its biggest milestones of the year with the first flight of the GE9X-powered Boeing 777X on January 25th. Here are the other big moments the business is anticipating.
From record breaking thrust to the latest in advanced materials, the GE9X is no ordinary engine and the 777X is no ordinary aircraft.
Boeing has completed the first flight of the 777X powered by two GE9X engines.
Emirates will expand the digital capabilities of its fleet of Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft with FlightPulse and a GE Aviation platform called electronic Flight Operations Quality Assurance (eFOQA).
On the heels of Qatar Science & Technology Park’s 10th anniversary, we look at the longstanding partnership between GE Aviation and Qatar Airways.
GE Aviation had an extraordinary 2019, putting up two new world records between the GE9X and the GEnx and helped transport the first human organ via drone.
A technical breakthrough in infrared camera testing for the GE Catalyst in Poland.
Dowty Propellers Pays Tribute to the Past, Looks Forward to the Future at New Manufacturing Facility
After a fire destroyed the original facility in 2015, Dowty Propellers has inaugurated a new 183,000-sq. ft. building near Gloucester at Brockworth’s Gloucester Business Park. The new facility in Brockworth, England provides a modern operation for the company’s development, manufacture and support of state-of-the-art propeller systems with all-composite blades.
The GE F404-powered Boeing T-7A trainer has been named to Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” list.
Aviation fans across the globe love the GE90, but it wasn’t always that success. How the world’s once most powerful jet engine rose from the ashes.
The latest deals and announcements from the 2019 Dubai Airshow.
In August 2019, a group of assembly technicians who call themselves Team Raven completed production of the 2,000th GEnx engine at the Durham, North Carolina plant.
Meet Mike Solon, in all likelihood, he is world’s foremost expert on J79 maintenance and operation—the go-to person for any and all J79 operational questions and issues.
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 U.S. Army has begun formal planning for a Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA). In April, the Army chose five aircraft manufacturers to compete in the FARA competitive prototype program. At the end of this design phase, two teams will be selected to build flyable prototypes which will incorporate GE Aviation’s T901 engine.
Sikorsky hosted the inaugural flight demonstration of its S-97 Raider™ at its West Palm Beach flight test center. The S-97 Raider, a high-speed coaxial helicopter (possesses a clutched rear propeller to make it go fast or shut off in hover) powered by a single GE YT706 engine, smoothly demonstrated both top-end speed and agility.
GE delivers first production T408 for heavy-lift CH-53K
GE sees big business in business aviation… a deal with Bombardier, as well as new engines to market shows promise.