India’s IndiGo airline will use the fuel-efficient LEAP-1A engines from CFM International to power its fleet of 310 new Airbus A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft. The agreement, the largest in CFM’s history, includes 620 new installed engines and associated spare engines, as well as a multi-year service agreement.
Testing on GE’s First XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine Concludes, Proves Out Transformational Capabilities
GE has completed testing of its first XA100 adaptive cycle engine, ushering in a new era of combat propulsion. GE initiated testing at its Evendale, Ohio, altitude test facility on December 22, 2020.
The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Boeing and GE recently completed all the planned test points under a multi-year demonstration program of a U.S. Army NCH-47D Chinook helicopter powered by GE’s advanced T408 turboshaft engine. The success of this effort demonstrates how integration of more powerful engines on the H-47 Chinook could support future aircraft capability and Army Aviation modernization efforts while reducing technical and integration risk.
While the military movie scenes we all know and love are staged, our hearts race like we’re part of the action. For that, you might be able to thank Helinet’s MovieHawk—a surplus U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter finding its second wind in the entertainment industry.
CEO John Slattery spotlights some of the real work GE Aviation is doing toward our sustainability goals.
A GE engine known for its versatility and reliability has hit its latest milestone. On April 9, South Korea’s Korea Aerospace...
As you can imagine, standing in front of two GE F110 engines integrated into an aircraft is a phenomenal experience for me. Last week, I was fortunate to do just that during a visit to Eglin Air Force Base for the official roll-out ceremony of Boeing’s newly named F-15EX Eagle II.
The Catalyst engine recently passed its ice testing campaign amid glacial temperatures, thanks to a team of seasoned engineers.
Southwest Airlines announced the purchase of advanced CFM International LEAP-1B engines to power 100 Boeing 737 MAX 7 aircraft. Southwest originally launched the LEAP-1B engine on the 737 MAX in 2011, with an order for 150 jets. This new deal takes the total order to 800 LEAP engines installed on its planes.
At the end of February, a Boeing 767 passenger jet, powered by two GE CF6 engines, flew to Antarctica to pick up a group of scientists returning home from the Troll research station.
Every GE Aviation and CFM engine is created with a digital copy, all the way down to every single part number.
Atlas Air Worldwide has signed an agreement with GE Aviation to purchase GEnx-2B engines for its four Boeing 747-8 Freighters. Airlines and other GE customers have ordered more than 2,500 GEnx engines since they entered service early in the last decade, making it the fastest-selling, high-thrust engine in GE’s history.
A world-leading provider of military jet engines, and a U.S. Air Force partner since 1947, GE is poised to support the next generation of USAF needs. An unparalleled suite of innovative GE products stands ready to meet emerging mission demands.
Two GE Aviation engineers are ensuring that students see Black role models in aerospace and STEM.
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power 35 additional A320neo family aircraft. The order, which includes eight spare engines and a Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) support agreement, is valued at $2.9 billion U.S. at list price.
The F110 has come full circle with US Air Force F-15s. After finding success internationally, the F110 will power the new, fly-by-wire F-15EX Advanced Eagle – its fifth F-15 variant, which is slated to replace the oldest F-15s remaining in the Air Force fleet. Once fielded, the F110-powered F-15EX will finally fulfill the possibility GE invested in decades ago with this engine and airframe for the Air Force.
The GE Catalyst has taken another crucial step ahead of its upcoming first take-off for flight testing.
A 1,300-strong shipment of GE Healthcare patient monitors started arriving at hundreds of public hospitals throughout the country shortly before Christmas, made possible with help from engineers at GE Aviation.
The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Aviation & Missile Center (CCDC AvMC), Boeing, and GE Aviation expanded the flight envelope in their demonstration of a Chinook helicopter with GE Aviation’s T408 engine at Ft. Eustis, Va. The cooperative test team achieved first flight in September 2020, and continues to show how integration of more powerful engines on the CH-47 Chinook can support future aircraft capability and Army Aviation modernization efforts.
The new aerobatic H-Series engine powered its first flight test on the Diamond Aircraft DART-550.