For almost two years the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a series of industry participants — including AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation — have been conducting tests to figure out how to best manage increased air traffic once commercial drones start buzzing in the sky. Just this month AiRXOS completed its real-world test flights in the FAA’s first phase of designing the air traffic management system of the future.
The GEnx engine, the fastest selling widebody engine that GE Aviation has ever produced, marked its 15th year since its launch in April 2004. With outstanding performance and utilization, the GEnx engine family has accumulated 25 million flight hours and 4 million flight cycles.
Additive production for the Catalyst engine has started in Brindisi—the culmination of a global collaboration that is revolutionizing how the factory works.
How the aviation industry’s record-breaking $23 billion deal came to be.
Catalyst is the first turboprop engine to make it to the aviation market in more than 50 years that’s been designed completely from scratch. GE unveiled the engine in 2015 and has committed about $400 million to its development.
In our next installment of Quick Six, we spoke with Kusha Ansari, a Technology/Engineering intern in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Even though GE Aviation introduced America’s first turboprop engines in the early 1940s, rival Pratt & Whitney (P&W)...
3D, 2D simulations and Maintenance Minute videos are just a few of the ways GE Aviation successfully trains at the Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC).
GE’s latest jet engine, the GE9X, keeps piling on the superlatives. Already the world’s largest commercial jet engine, it is...
If you don’t stop and admire the scenery every once in a while, you might miss some of the most spectacular sights in aviation. Here are a few our favorite sights from this year’s Paris Air Show.
Orders placed at Paris Air Show include commercial engines with parts to be made at GE Aviation’s two Asheville manufacturing facilities.
Qatar Airways and GE sign GEnx and GE9X engines and services agreements in $5 billion deal.
France’s La Compagnie is operating a business-class-only daily flight between Newark Liberty Airport and Orly, powered by ultra-efficient CFM LEAP engines, which provide double-digit gains in fuel efficiency and allow the plane fly further on a single tank on fuel while also lowering carbon emissions, oxides of nitrogen emissions and noise.
GE Aviation is transitioning roughly 1,000 engineers to support Armed Forces programs.
Fifty years ago, GE launched the CF6 jet engine at the Paris Air Show, a workhorse of the commercial aviation industry.
Emergency services or medical evacuation helicopters face challenges from flying in and out of urban and densely populated...
GE Aviation Chief Test Pilot Jon Ohman answers the most frequently asked questions we received on social media about the GE9X and the Flying Test Bed.
The latest deals and announcements from the Paris Air Show 2019.
In our next installment of Quick Six, we spoke with Tiffany Liang, Materials Leader for the LEAP-1A and -1B Core Assembly at GE Aviation’s Lafayette, Indiana, engine assembly facility.
Meet the employees assembling the historic CFM56 engine, which crossed new milestones in April for production and flight hours.