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Our Noble Cause: My Take on GE’s 2020 Sustainability Report

As the leading provider of civil and military propulsion, GE Aviation has an inherent responsibility to help the aviation industry decarbonize. Rising to this challenge inspires our employees, serves our customers, and indeed, is good for our business.

GE Aviation and Safran Launch Advanced Technology Demonstration Program for Sustainable Engines; Extend CFM Partnership to 2050

GE Aviation and Safran today launched a bold technology development program targeting more than 20 percent lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to today’s engines. The CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program will demonstrate and mature a range of new, disruptive technologies for future engines that could enter service by the mid-2030s.

Chinook T408 Engine Demo Continues

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.

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