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Fast and Furious: RACER Looks Into the Future

The RACER, Airbus Helicopters’ high-speed technology demonstrator within the European Clean Sky platform, is equipped with Avio Aero and GE Aviation Hamble top technologies. The RACER is 50 percent faster than a traditional helicopter, but has lower costs, and brings together several new technologies, including Additive manufacturing.

Farnborough Airshow: 5 defining moments where GE made headlines

The Farnborough International Airshow, a week-long event located just southwest of London, is a trade exhibition for the top aerospace commercial and defense companies around the world, as well as a general air show for the public on its final two days. Over the last 70 years, GE Aviation has continued to be an integral part of the show. With that in mind, here are five Farnborough Airshow moments that have stood out over time for GE.

GE9X continues march toward certification

GE Aviation has successfully completed one-third of the 25 major test campaigns required for certification of the GE9X, and is on track to certify the engine next year. GE9X, the largest commercial engine in aviation history, will power Boeing’s new 777X aircraft.

Iconic goes supersonic!

NASA is paving the way to making quiet supersonic passenger air travel over land possible with its new supersonic X-plane,...

Once upon a time in a server

Avio Aero is partnering with Amazon Web Services to go beyond the boundaries of cloud thanks to the new Lambda technology.

50 years ago: GE roars back into the airline industry

This June marks the 50th anniversary of GE Aviation’s dramatic return to the airline industry by launching the original CF6 engine on the Douglas DC-10.  This seminal milestone put GE on a course to become one of the world’s commercial jet engine dynasties.  

Blade Runner 4.0

Additive repair techniques on aircraft engines are going down an extremely exciting path of development and application on...

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