Posts Tagged “GE Aircraft Engines”

Airbus’ new single-piece composite wing box

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Airbus’ new single-piece composite wing box






On January 13 Airbus announced that its teams created the first-ever single-piece composite center wing box. This represents an important evolution of a key structural component and provides support and rigidity for an aircraft’s wings. Related posts: Rolls Loses Patent Infringement Case Against Pratt & Whitney Premium #193 – The EC Investigation of the Aircraft…

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GE’s additive manufacturing

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GE’s additive manufacturing






It is nothing short of eye popping: 855 parts reduced to 12?  GE’s ATP is going to be an amazing piece of technology.  It certainly will show case the company’s additive manufacturing capabilities. Lower weight and better fuel burn are equally impressive – indeed these numbers along would attract a lot of attention. But consider…

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GE Aviation in agricultural aviation

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Norman Baker is President & Managing Executive of GE’s Business & General Aviation Turboprop business. He explains why GE is interested in the market and what their plans are for continuing to roll out new technologies. Related posts: An example of the disruption Additive Manufacturing drives The amazing world of agricultural aviation GE’s additive manufacturing…

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An example of the disruption Additive Manufacturing drives

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An example of the disruption Additive Manufacturing drives






GE has been at the forefront of additive manufacturing for a while.  Though not alone in seeing the benfits from this technology, GE is touting an interesting example of what this means.  They explain that their new ATP has 855 parts eliminated because of additive manufacturing. To date Textron has been the only OEM to…

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First full GE9X engine hits the mark in ground testing

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First full GE9X engine hits the mark in ground testing






GE Aviation reported it has completed initial ground testing of the first full GE9X development engine, the world’s largest commercial aircraft engine that will power Boeing’s 777X aircraft. “This engine is living up to our expectations, and we are extremely pleased with the results,” said Ted Ingling, general manager of the GE9X program at GE…

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Premium #233 – Who Will be the Next to Play Technology Leapfrog

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Premium #233 – Who Will be the Next to Play Technology Leapfrog






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