Flightradar24 provided this handy video of the GE testbed flight. The GE9X took to the air Tuesday. The first flight of the @GEAviation #GE9X, which will power the @BoeingAirplanes 777X. GE’s "new" 747-400, N747GF carried the engine under its left...
Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are being introduced into aircraft engines because of their ability to resist heat, as well as their ability to resist dust and debris in difficult environments, such as those in the Middle East. Although CMCs have been utilized on...
David Joyce and his executive team from GE Aviation briefing at 2016 Farnborough Air Show follows. GE and CFM International received orders for new engines of $25 billion at the show. Those deals include 393 LEAP engines from CFM, an agreement with COMAC for 180...
Engine development progress is a key driver to the entry-into-service timeline for Boeing’s proposed 777X Family. Boeing says EIS is toward the end of 2019. We understand this is late 2019, and given program delays for the 787 and 747-8, customers we talk with...
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