The T700, GE Aviation’s workhorse helicopter engine, has been going strong for 42 years and counting. This spring alone, the company was awarded $242 million in contracts with the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.
GE Aviation European teams and Avio Aero expand their R&D collaboration network with Universities and research centers for the next-generation of propulsion systems and technologies for a cleaner aviation.
GE Aviation has created Health Application ID to help the aviation industry address COVID-19 related safety concerns. “This application addresses an urgent need in our industry to help ensure airline and airport workers have been screened for COVID-19 and that their fellow passengers have been checked,” said Andrew Coleman, chief commercial officer of GE Aviation’s Digital Group.
With airliners scrambling to meet cargo demand due to COVID-19, GE Aviation’s CF6 is the powerplant of choice on freighters bringing needed medical supplies, food and goods to destinations around the world.
When the U.S. Navy awarded GE Aviation a $754 million engineering and manufacturing development contract for the F414 engine...
A new partnership between the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and GE Aviation is improving aviation safety education by providing students and faculty with access to a leading flight data analytics platform.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
On March 30, 40 assembly technicians from GE Aviation’s site in Lafayette, Ind., deployed to GE Healthcare’s production facility in Madison, Wis., to help assemble ventilators. Over the course of four weeks, they will help build thousands of the life-saving medical machines.
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.