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!”
GE Aviation’s Cheltenham facility worked with GE Healthcare to stand up a new production line that is supplying GE CARESCAPE™ bedside monitors to the National Health Service in the UK.
GE Aviation has successfully completed more aircraft re-engining programs for the U.S. Air Force than any other company. That experience makes GE the top choice to re-engine the B-52 Stratofortress.
An Air Tahiti Nui Boeing 787 Dreamliner powered by GEnx engines set a new commercial airline record in March when it flew 9,765 air miles in 15 hours and 45 minutes nonstop from Tahiti to Paris.
On April 30, the second Boeing 777X airplane successfully completed its test flight, cruising 2 hours and 58 minutes over Washington State and landing at Boeing Field in Seattle. On its wings: the most powerful jet engine ever built—the GE9X.
GE Aviation has shipped the first F414 for the X-59 QueSST, an exciting NASA demonstrator program and 2019 top technology innovation.
GE Aviation has been awarded $707 million for F110 engine production but the U.S. Air Force. Over the last two months, GE Aviation has inked more than $1.2 billion in contracts to produce engines and hardware to support the U.S. military and international customers.
GE Aviation is offering a new digital fuel dashboard at no cost to airline customers using software enabled by Microsoft Azure. It can help airlines make better decisions in crucial areas like saving fuel and parking planes.
In the last month alone, GE Aviation has been awarded more than $476 million in contracts to produce military engines and hardware to support the U.S. military and international customers.
GE Aviation’s Engineering Design Center in Warsaw has teamed up with the Łukasiewicz Research Network to produce thousands of visors, masks and other PPE for local hospitals to fight the spread of COVID-19.
GE Aviation’s Customer Technical Education Center in Cincinnati has put a bevy of “Maintenance Minute” videos and remote learning courses online to help fill the gap for mechanics unable to visit GE Aviation training centers due to the pandemic.
GE Aviation’s Digital Group is combining their data and analytics expertise with the scale and secure capabilities of Microsoft’s Azure to offer the new digital fuel dashboard at no cost to airline customers using GE’s event measurement system.
Workers at GE Additive, part of GE Aviation, have designed a sturdy adaptor that can quickly convert a standard hard hat and visor into a battle-ready face shield to protect healthcare workers against the spread of COVID-19.
In February, the National Aeronautic Association announced nine nominees for excellence in aeronautics and astronautics in America, competing for the prestigious Collier Trophy. Of the nine nominees this year, GE Aviation has ties to two projects in contention for the prestigious award: the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) team and the Bombardier Global 7500.
GE Aviation Hall of Fame member Russ Sparks helped steer the GE90 through its most challenging era, and in doing so, he left his own lasting impact on GE Aviation.
Raj Das, who is the F414s biggest fan, gets to see his favorite engine in action.
For GE Aviation’s 100th anniversary in 2019, employees visit Safran and learn more about what makes the companies “#ExtraordinaryTogether.”
All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) announced on Tuesday that it would buy 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, worth $5 billion at list prices.
How GE Aviation and Avio Aero service engineers are working to improve the way engines cope with extreme conditions, such as sand.