20,000 and counting …celebrating the T700/CT7 engine

Today, dozens of operators, airframers and members of the U.S. military will join GE employees and retirees at Aviation’s Lynn, Mass., facility for a ceremony to commemorate the delivery of its 20,000th T700/CT7 engine.

Introducing the lab of the future

On Tuesday November 3, Polonia Aero announced the official opening of one of the world’s largest and most advanced cold flow turbine test laboratories.

GE Aviation to build unique materials factories

GE Aviation announces plans to create adjacent factories in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines.

Big wins in flight efficiency analytics

In early October, GE customers and partners convened at the annual Minds + Machines event for one of the defining moments of the Industrial Internet – General Electric CEO, Jeff Immelt, projected that revenue from GE’s software services would nearly triple, to $15 billion, by 2020.

Key FATE component tests have been completed

Progress continues on the GE Aviation/US Army Future Affordable Turbine Engine (FATE) program with recent completion of component tests of the compressor, combustor and turbine.

GE’s Data-Driven Approach to Fan Maintenance

A recently developed data analytic, examining fan vibration, is enabling GE Aviation to predict CF34-8 engine fan vibration exceedances up to 10 days before they normally would be detected.

The Smithsonian goes to school!

A $5 million sponsorship from GE Aviation and a partnership with Cincinnati Public Schools, brings the Smithsonian’s NASM to the classroom.

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