Blog Category: Technology

Second Boeing 777X Makes First Flight Powered by GE9X

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.

One Big Family: Supporting the Italian Air Force in the Time of COVID-19

Gianluca De Donno has worked as an Avio Aero field service representative at the Italian Air Force base in Pisa for 10 years. “By now, I know, and am known by, almost everyone at the air base. I feel like one of them because they make me feel like that. It is really like one big family.”

GE Aviation Awarded $707 Million for F110 Engine Production

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 Offers Fuel Dashboard at No Cost to Airline Customers

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.

GE Aviation Tied to Two Projects Nominated for 2019 Collier Trophy

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.

Mr. Cooper Goes to Washington

Remembering Dr. Tom Cooper and GE Aviation’s marathon budget battle on Capitol Hill over the Joint Strike Fighter

Steering the Iconic GE90 Through Turbulence

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.


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