When Chris Day was in sixth grade, he didn’t feel like one of the cool kids. That is, until the day he broke his battery-powered toy truck and brought it to his dad, James. Instead of buying a new one — Chris knew there was little chance of that — James took a...
GE Aviation and Safran Launch Advanced Technology Demonstration Program for Sustainable Engines; Extend CFM Partnership to 2050
Jun 14, 2021
Middle East Breakthrough: Emirates Operates First Flight in Region Using 100% SAF to Power One Engine
It wasn’t a long flight: just over an hour above the Gulf and then back to its Dubai origin. It peaked at about 32,000 feet. But when Captain Fali Vajifdar and copilot Captain Kahlid Akram of Emirates Airline set their Boeing 777-300ER back down at Dubai International...
When the last 747-8F freighter rolls out of the completion center at Boeing’s wide-body aircraft factory in Everett, Washington, on Jan. 31, it will be a poignant moment for Dave Kircher. “In aviation, everybody can probably tell you two things: the first time they...
Since 2017, DaRosa has served as assistant chief pilot for GE Aerospace’s corporate flight department, supporting a team of seven pilots and flight operations for the company’s two HondaJets.
GE Aerospace & Cargolux are pleased to announce that they have entered into a long-term support agreement for the GE9X powering Cargolux’s new fleet of Boeing 777-8 freighters. The agreement includes a multi-year GE TrueChoice service agreement as well as the order of two spare engines.
Ever since his childhood, Michael Castillo has always had a passion for aerospace. Now as a GE Aerospace engineer, he has devoted himself to helping marginalized Hispanic students pursue careers in STEM fields.
If you blinked during this year of change you might have missed some of GE’s biggest stories. Here we count down the 10 most read articles by GE Reports in 2022.
An Engineer’s Delight: GE Aerospace, Boeing, and NASA Collaborations Accelerate the Future of Flight
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and new aircraft engine technologies are both needed to reach net zero CO2 emissions by 2050. To help make this happen, Boeing, NASA, and GE Aerospace programs underway now are testing SAF emissions and hybrid electric powertrains.
GE Reports looks back on some of the remarkable individuals whose efforts this year underscore GE’s tradition of innovation.
As 2022 quickly comes to a close, it marks another major year in technology for GE Aerospace. The company looks to mature new, breakthrough technologies that could eventually lead to aircraft engine products with reduced CO2 emissions compared to engines today.
This week, GE Aerospace’s Avio Aero business announced it will lead a demonstration project, partly funded by the Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking of the European Commission, to advance hybrid electric propulsion with hydrogen fuel cells.
GE Aerospace Advanced Technology Munich-led European consortium unveils one of the largest-ever metal 3D-printed aerospace parts and demonstrates significant cost, weight and time savings.
GE Aerospace’s New Jet Engine Services Center Enables More Efficient Repairs and Supply Chain Solutions
GE Aerospace’s new Services Technology Acceleration Center (STAC) will enable more efficient repairs and supply chain solutions. It will also serve as a hub for the development of new ways to automate services using artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
“It’s All About Purpose”: This Engineer Calls the Shots in GE’s Factory for Jet Engine Super Ceramics
Loren Finnerty manages more than 300 shop floor workers and engineers at GE Aerospace’s giant Asheville plant in North Carolina, where thousands of advanced composite components are produced every year for GE jet engines. Finnerty’s ability to grasp fine detail and never lose sight of the bigger picture has earned her a reputation as one of GE’s shop floor gurus. She’s chalked off nearly 20 years at GE businesses, using her engineering, people, and project management skills to enhance safety, motivate teams, and boost production and efficiency everywhere she goes.
After a series of tornados ravaged Kentucky, GE Volunteers sprung into action to help survivors get back on their feet.
GE’s Honor Powrie has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Reserved for the best and brightest engineers, inventors, and technologists in the United Kingdom and around the world, being recognized as a Fellow is dedicated to those who have made exceptional contributions to their field.
Silk Way West Airlines has ordered a combined total of 16 GE9X and GE90 engines to power its fleet of long-haul Boeing 777 aircraft as part of its fleet upgrade efforts. The engine order includes five GE9X engines and 11 GE90 engines.
From its conception all the way up to its maiden flight in Berlin on September 30th, 2021, the Catalyst engine program has been based in Europe, from the Czech Republic and Italy to Germany and Poland. And with it came the goal of creating several technological...
Navy Veteran and GE Aerospace employee, Marissa Helton, talks about how Andy, her service dog, helps her navigate life after the military to help her overcome trauma.
The Future of Flight — Navy Veteran Corey Sheeron Sees it Every Day on the XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine Program
After almost 12 years in the U.S. Navy, Corey Sheeron has found a new career on the XA100 team at GE Aerospace.
GE Aerospace is finding ways to make air travel more comfortable and with fewer emissions with the use of ‘Smart Grids.’