The century-long partnership between GE Research and GE Aviation has successfully revolutionized aerospace technology.
After conceiving and leading the development of ceramics matrix composites (CMCs) technology at GE Research through the late 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s, GE Aviation made a bet few could have foreseen… to turn a half century dream of the ceramics industry into a commercial reality.
The GEnx engine, the fastest selling widebody engine that GE Aviation has ever produced, marked its 15th year since its launch in April 2004. With outstanding performance and utilization, the GEnx engine family has accumulated 25 million flight hours and 4 million flight cycles.
GE Aviation’s aggressive entry into additive manufacturing really began in 2012 with the acquisition of a small, additive company called Morris Technologies, based north of Cincinnati, Ohio. This led to the first complex component made “additively” for a production jet engine, a breakthrough application for the new technology.
Cristina Seda-Hoelle, General Manager, Military Services, and 2nd generation GE employee, takes us through her GE journey and how the GE Aviation Purpose statement inspires her past, helps shares her future and contributes to GE Aviation’s next 100 years.
From working parents to military veterans, GE would not be the company it is today without its employees. We created “Quick...
How the aviation industry’s record-breaking $23 billion deal came to be.
Catalyst is the first turboprop engine to make it to the aviation market in more than 50 years that’s been designed completely from scratch. GE unveiled the engine in 2015 and has committed about $400 million to its development.
Some 6,000 GE employees were involved in the Apollo program, including Tom Paine, who led NASA during the historic first moon landing.
Avio Aero engineers Andrea Piazza and Stefano Mirone reminisce about their experience at the Paris Air Show, which they won through GE Aviation’s 100th anniversary celebration.
Emergency services or medical evacuation helicopters face challenges from flying in and out of urban and densely populated...
GE Aviation Chief Test Pilot Jon Ohman answers the most frequently asked questions we received on social media about the GE9X and the Flying Test Bed.
Stop for a moment and think of all the emails you send and receive in a day. Now multiply that by 49,000 employees. Sobering,...
Medical and Aviation History: AiRXOS Helps Deliver the World’s First Donor Kidney for Transplant via Drone
AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation, participated in the world’s first unmanned aircraft (UA) flight that delivered a donor kidney to surgeons in Baltimore, Maryland for successful transplantation into a patient with kidney failure.
Ceramic Matrix Composite Technology is GE’s Centerpiece Jet Propulsion Strategy for the 21st Century
Ceramic matrix composites (CMC) technology is a centerpiece of GE’s jet propulsion strategy for the 21st century.
Additive manufacturing enabled engineers to design and “grow” a bracket for the GEnx, reducing production waste by 90 percent.
The Laureate Awards are the aviation industry’s version of the Oscars—a black tie event with glamour and glitz mixed in with...
GE Aviation’s annual Waypoint conference held last week in Dallas highlighted customer collaboration and the latest ways data and digital tools are improving operations, fuel efficiency and maintenance needs for airline customers.
There’s a place in Munich where innovations for jet engines and digital solutions for airlines take flight, a technology hub for GE Aviation in Europe and for Universities as well.
GE Aviation and Qantas now have plans to apply their digital collaboration to improving safety, training and operational decision-making.