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  • Air India 787 grounded for engine inspection, repair

    An Air India Boeing 787-8 is grounded through at least 23 August while GE Aviation inspects a potential fault in the accessory gearbox of both GEnx-1B engines installed on the aircraft, the engine maker says.

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  • Component flaw delays GEnx engine shipments to Boeing

    A “production quality” problem in the first quarter caused GE Aviation to miss scheduled shipments for 29 GEnx...

  • Boeing delivers first GE-powered 787-9

    ​Boeing has delivered the first GE Aviation-powered 787-9 off the production line to United Airlines, which also...

  • Air France-KLM picks GEnx-1B to power 787 fleet

    ​Air France-KLM selected General Electric engines in a deal valued at more than $1.7 billion at list prices to power...

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  • Component flaw delays GEnx engine shipments to Boeing

    News | 21 Apr 2015 21:10 | Stephen Trimble

    A “production quality” problem in the first quarter caused GE Aviation to miss scheduled shipments for 29 GEnx engines, but so far the delay has not affected deliveries for the 787 and 747-8, says GE and Boeing officials.
  • ANALYSIS: GE's growth at Peebles shows scale of ambitions

    News | 04 Mar 2015 14:20 | Dominic Perry

    ​Drive west from Cincinnati along Ohio state highway 32 towards Virginia and the roads get progressively emptier. Small towns hunker down in the frigid Midwestern winter landscape, dots of colour in a sea of rolling brown hills. The further west you get, the deeper into Amish country you are - signs warn of the likelihood of encountering slow-moving buggies ahead. But, in contrast, every now and then flashing orange lights strobe along the oncoming carriageway as a huge tractor-trailer rig approaches, wide load sign displayed on its nose. Tucked behind in the well of the low-loader trailer is a tarpaulin-wrapped shape, despite the covers it is unmistakeably a large jet engine.
  • KLM starts GEnx engine maintenance

    News | 11 Feb 2015 09:43 | Michael Gubisch

    KLM's engine shop has started maintaining General Electric GEnx powerplants ahead of the planned first Boeing 787 delivery to Air France-KLM later this year.
  • ANALYSIS: Airlines satisfied with 787 engines despite efficiency miss

    News | 17 Nov 2014 09:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​If one of today’s market fashions becomes permanent, the Boeing 787 could be the last commercial widebody aircraft that offers buyers a choice of an engine supplier: the GE Aviation GEnx-1B or the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000.
  • ANALYSIS: After three years in service, how is 787 performing?

    News | 14 Nov 2014 14:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​All Nippon Airways introduces Masami Tsukamoto as the first airline pilot outside of Boeing who was allowed to take the controls of the 787-8. When the day finally came to fly the first Dreamliner delivered to ANA from Seattle to Tokyo, Tsukamoto’s reading on the pre-flight fuel gauge still surprises him three here later.
  • Mexican air force 787 starts VIP conversion

    News | 20 Oct 2014 11:01 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The government of Mexico has acquired a Boeing 787 for operation by its air force, with the aircraft to be configured for head of state and other VIP transport duties. Made earlier this year, the purchase will result in the service becoming the first military operator to introduce the Dreamliner.