GE Aerospace

GE Aerospace

GE Aerospace, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components, and systems for commercial and military aircraft with a global service network to support these offerings. GE Aerospace and its joint ventures have an installed base of more than 44,000 commercial and 26,000 military aircraft engines, and the business is playing a vital role in shaping the future of flight.

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    CFM International’s RISE Program Gains Momentum

    2024-05-23T14:45:00Paid content by

    As technology testing continues for the RISE program, momentum is growing. Unveiled in 2021 by CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE Aerospace and Safran Aircraft Engines, the program is advancing flight technologies that aim to be 20% more fuel efficient than current commercial engines.

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    When revolutionary technologies meet passionate GE Aerospace engineers

    2024-03-21T09:58:00Paid content by

    What started as a fun family activity for GE Aerospace engineer Michał Janczak became a passion project that put his engineering skills to the test. Using 19,000 LEGO bricks, he worked to build a replica of the pioneering RISE program’s open fan engine architecture being developed by CFM International.

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    GE Aerospace remains focused on sustainability

    2024-02-22T14:03:00Paid content by

    GE Aerospace is at the forefront of the aviation industry’s quest for net zero emissions. At the Singapore Airshow, they showcased the Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines (RISE) program, aimed at reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by over 20% compared to today’s most efficient engines. The RISE program features ...

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    GE Aerospace pioneers advancements in MRO

    2024-02-21T16:54:00Paid content by

    GE Aerospace has a long legacy in engine technology, manufacturing renowned products like the Boeing 787’s GEnx, GE9X on the soon-to-be-certificated 777X, and CFM LEAP engines in collaboration with Safran. Beyond engine design, the company is pioneering advancements in Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) operations. Its Singapore facility is the ...

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    GE Aerospace highlights commitment to Asia-Pacific

    2024-02-20T14:20:00Paid content by

    The vast Asia-Pacific region is one of the most dynamic for global aerospace, with a growing appetite for air travel fuelling demand for the industry’s latest products and technologies. GE Aerospace is a business that has been helping people fly for almost as long as aviation has been around, and ...

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    GE Aerospace achieves new 100% SAF milestone

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    Ten different engine models made by GE Aerospace and its joint ventures have been tested with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) since 2016 through a mix of component-, engine-, and aircraft-level tests.

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    Behind the GE9X engine’s advanced technologies

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    The world’s largest and most powerful certified commercial aircraft engine, the GE9X is also GE Aerospace’s most efficient engine built per pounds of thrust. Incorporating advanced technologies, the GE9X engine is designed to deliver up to 10% greater fuel efficiency than its predecessor, with emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) 55% ...

  • Rendering: Boeing’s second ecoDemonstrator Explorer, a 737-10 with LEAP-1B engines destined for United Airlines, is part of air-to-air flights testing SAF impact on contrails.
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    GE Aerospace joins effort testing SAF impact on contrails

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    Sustainable Aviation Fuel can reduce carbon emissions by up to 85% over the fuel’s life cycle and produce less soot than conventional jet fuel. Boeing’s latest ecoDemonstrator Explorer is conducting flight tests, in collaboration with GE Aerospace, NASA, and United Airlines, that aim to determine how SAF can impact contrails.

  • Pictured is a rendering of GE Aerospace’s hybrid electric aircraft testbed for NASA’s Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) project. Image credit: GE Aerospace.
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    GE Aerospace debuts look of hybrid electric aircraft

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    GE Aerospace recently joined NASA and Boeing to unveil the paint scheme of its hybrid electric aircraft testbed for the Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) project. In coming years, the plane will take to the skies to test new hybrid electric propulsion systems in development for the future of commercial aviation.

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    How the CFM RISE programme arose

    2023-06-23T06:23:00Paid content by

    Two years after unveiling one of the aviation industry’s most comprehensive technology demonstrator programmes for a more sustainable future of flight, CFM International has completed more than 100 tests as part of its Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines (RISE) programme. Learn more about the history of innovation leading to RISE.

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    GE Aerospace investment supports hybrid electric engine development

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    GE Aerospace plans to invest up to $20 million to add a new test cell and equipment at its Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center (EPISCenter) in Ohio, U.S., to meet increased demand for hybrid electric aircraft engine component testing in coming years.

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    GE Aerospace experts help explain the state of SAF

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    In this Q&A with two of GE Aerospace’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) experts, learn more about how the engine maker is helping advance the adoption of the alternative fuel in the industry, as well as the importance of 100% SAF testing and increasing SAF production.

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    GE Aerospace’s history of 100% SAF testing

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    All GE Aerospace engines can operate on approved Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) blends today. GE Aerospace also supports industry initiatives to qualify and adopt 100% SAF through its own testing and through industry collaborations.

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    GE Aerospace supports another first for 100% SAF

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    In another milestone for 100% SAF development, Emirates has operated the first demonstration flight in the Middle East using the still experimental jet fuel in one of two GE90 engines powering a Boeing 777. The flight supports efforts to reduce lifecycle CO2 emissions as Emirates and GE Aerospace explain here.

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    GE Aerospace, Boeing, NASA collaborate to advance flight

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    Achieving the aviation industry’s goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is an ambitious, challenging target. Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and hybrid electric propulsion are two major areas GE Aerospace is committed to driving forward as it collaborates with other key players in the industry.

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    GE Aerospace’s advanced materials for improved engine efficiency

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    As one of the world’s largest suppliers of aircraft engines, systems and services, GE Aerospace continues to be an industry leader in developing technologies to reduce CO2 emissions from flight.

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    GE Aerospace’s ‘Smart Grids’ Make Flying More Efficient

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    New technologies, from advanced propellers and flight management systems to software focused on optimizing routes to reduce fuel use, are changing the way we fly. Perhaps the biggest change of all is about to hit the skies as electric and hybrid electric flight become everyday realities for commercial, private, and ...

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    GE’s new way of cleaning jet engines

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    GE’s 360 Foam Wash is a proprietary foam detergent with more jet engine cleaning capability than traditional water wash. The deeper clean helps restore engine performance, leading to improved fuel efficiency. First tested with customers in the Middle East, 360 Foam Wash is now more widely available. Learn more.

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    GE partners on hydrogen flight demonstrator

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    Earlier this year, CFM International, a 50-50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, joined Airbus to announce plans to flight test a hydrogen combustion engine. Learn more in this video with Mohamed Ali, GE Aerospace’s vice president of engineering, who explains the opportunities and challenges of hydrogen-fueled propulsion.

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    GE’s major milestone for hybrid electric propulsion testing

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    Electric cars have become more common, but building a commercial electric plane is a different story. Just ask Mohamed Ali, vice president for engineering at GE. “Electric motors behave very differently at altitudes above 10,000 feet,” he says. “They are susceptible to plasma arcing, for example, and much more difficult ...

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