For almost 100 years, GE Aviation has been an aviation pioneer and manufacturing powerhouse.

From Light Bulbs to Jet Engines describes our technology journey from Thomas Edison’s first electrical devices to GE steam turbines and turbosuperchargers to America’s first jet engine. The 20th century’s two global wars created aviation challenges for GE to tackle and ultimately shaped GE Aviation into the global thriving business it is today.  

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