The U.S. Air Force and GE have successfully concluded testing on GE’s second XA100 adaptive cycle engine at the Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC). With testing at AEDC completed, GE has accomplished the final major contract milestone of the Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP).
Dubbed the Woodstock of aviation, and officially known as EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, it’s the largest and perhaps greatest of all airshows, gathering pilots, engineers, industry executives, and superfans of all ages to celebrate the best in the business and the stars of tomorrow. Here is a summary of Avio Aero and GE Aviation’s successful week in Wisconsin.
From hybrid electric to sustainable aviation fuel, GE is at the Farnborough International Airshow to lead conversation about the innovative steps it will take to achieve a more sustainable future of flight. It’s been four years since the last in-person Farnborough Airshow, and GE will be on the ground to give you the latest information. Below is a live recap of the latest deals and stories.
With the summer holiday season underway, air travel has bounced back from its lockdown doldrums. But so has the awareness of...
After years of maturing components of high-power hybrid electric systems, GE announced its latest testing milestone at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow.
GE First in World to Test High Power, High Voltage Hybrid Electric Components in Altitude Conditions
At the Farnborough International Airshow, GE announced it completed the world’s first test of a megawatt (MW)-class and multi-kilovolt (kV) hybrid electric propulsion system in altitude conditions that simulate single-aisle commercial flight.
When Alex Hills first saw the video rendering of the #CFMRISE open fan engine demonstrator he thought, “Wouldn’t it be cool if there was a physical model?” So he decided to reverse engineer one.
Electricity In The Air: NASA To Spotlight Groundbreaking Work In Sustainable Aviation And A Win-Win Partnership With GE
Today’s aviation industry relies on technology that’s rooted in NASA’s research. This week at Farnborough, NASA will spotlight its work on sustainable aviation and the advances it’s making with partners like GE to develop quieter, safer and more efficient technologies that promise to change the future of commercial air travel.
Progress testing next-generation engines and continued global competitiveness with in-production engines highlight GE’s...
It’s been four years since aviation fans, industry executives, aerospace engineers and investors last descended on the local...
GE is developing technologies to reduce CO2 emissions for a more sustainable future of flight. This includes innovating advanced new engine architectures such as open fan through the CFM International joint venture, megawatt-class hybrid electric propulsion, advanced new engine core designs, and supporting alternative fuels research.
As GE unveils its 2021 Sustainability Report, we looked back at some of this year’s biggest developments, which include sustainable aviation fuel, software that improves efficiency, hybrid electric propulsion, hydrogen fuel and other technologies.
When it comes to the future of flight, sustainability is at the core. GE Aviation has technologies available now and is developing new technologies to reduce CO2 emissions.
New season of Cutting Carbon podcast features GE Aviation’s advanced technologies leader Arjan Hegeman explaining new engine technologies in development that could help the aviation industry reduce CO2 emissions.
The RACER, with its hybrid helicopter-plane design, is taking shape at Airbus’s Helicopters assembly plant at Donauwörth in Bavaria.
The sounds from Top Gun: Maverick weren’t produced out of thin air. GE Aviation put its jet engines to work, teaming up with Skywalker Sound to capture some of the thrilling audio from the movie.
Last weekend, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines passengers took special flights to Edmonton and Porto, even if they didn’t know it was part of The Sustainable Flight Challenge. The flights were powered by GEnx and CF34 engines using a mix of approved Sustainable Aviation Fuel.
MRO Americas is a great chance to highlight how far GE Aviation has come, what we’re doing to continuously improve our services business and help grow the MRO industry.
Joseph Sorota was working his shift at a GE factory in Lynn, Massachusetts, when he was called to the main office. “There was...
Flying Into The Future: Christine Andrews Is Helping NASA And GE Aviation Build A Hybrid Electric Engine
One summer as a teenager, Christine Andrews visited NASA Mission Control Center in Houston with her family. Marveling at the...