Blog Category: Product

How GE’s On Wing Support Is Using Lean to Meet Airline Customer Needs

The mechanics work for GE Aerospace’s On Wing Support (OWS) team just outside Cincinnati, one of eight such facilities across the globe — from London to Dubai to Seoul to Shanghai — that provide maintenance and repair capabilities for customers. At the heart of what they do: attention to safety and quality of service with the capability for rapid deployment. Depending on the urgency and level of repair needed, some team members will work on engines in the shop (off-wing) while others are in the field, servicing engines still installed on aircraft (on-wing).

Going Very High, Very Fast: Up in the Air With GE’s 747 Flying Test Bed Engineers

It’s hard to get bored when your day job involves climbing into a seat on the upper deck of a Boeing 747 and cruising over the Sierra Nevada mountain range on a regular basis. For Nate Kamps, principal engineer and test director for GE Aerospace’s Flight Test Operations team in Victorville, California, the work — and the view — never gets old.

‘The Backbone of Indian Aviation’: GE Aerospace, CFM Close One of Commercial Aviation’s Largest Deals Ever

Air India announced on February 14 that it is buying 400 single-aisle and 70 twin-aisle commercial aircraft. To power the larger airliners — Boeing 787 and 777X twin-engine jets — the carrier signed an agreement with GE Aerospace for 40 GEnx-1B and 20 GE9X engines, plus engine services. Air India will also buy more than 800 LEAP engines from CFM International, a 50-50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, to outfit the smaller planes in the order, 210 Airbus A320/A321neo aircraft and 190 Boeing 737 MAX-family aircraft.

Air India Selects GE Aerospace to Power Record Aircraft Order

Air India, part of Tata Sons, has signed a firm order for 40 GEnx-1B and 20 GE9X engines, plus a multi-year TrueChoice™ engine services agreement. The deal was signed in coordination with the airline’s firm order for 20 Boeing 787 and 10 Boeing 777X aircraft.

Cargolux and GE Aerospace Enter Long Term GE9X, GEnx Agreements

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.

GE Reports’ Top Stories of 2022

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.

TURN UP: Larger, Lighter Additive Parts

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 Soars to New Heights with New Facility at Brisbane Airport

GE is thrilled to announce the launch of its new, $8 million Asia-Pacific Service Centre, reflecting years of successful service and hopes for an even brighter future in flight. The world-leading facility will be the largest GE Aerospace, Systems service centre in the Asia-Pacific region.

GE Named #1 for Engine Support in Latest AIN Survey

Because of GE’s dedication to keep our customers flying, GE was named #1 for Engine Support in the latest AIN survey. The goal of the survey, targeted at qualified users of business jets, is to encourage continuous improvement in aircraft product support throughout the industry.

GE’s Next-Gen XA100 Fighter Jet Engine Passes Its Last Big Test

The U.S. Air Force and GE have successfully concluded testing on GE’s second XA100 adaptive cycle engine at the Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC). With testing at AEDC completed, GE has accomplished the final major contract milestone of the Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP).


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