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News

GE refines Affinity supersonic engine, plans for 2020 performance tests

GE Aviation has been making strides with its Affinity supersonic engine, planning for operational and performance tests later this year while keeping details of the design under wraps.

GE9X 747 testbed

Analysis

Pandemic puts thrust levers to idle for big jet engine makers

For Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney, GE Aviation and CFM International, a long downturn means de-tuning plans to ramp up the power 

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Analysis

Pandemic fleet cull to swell surplus engine stock

As airlines retire mid-life fleets in response to coronavirus downturn, the spares market will be flooded with engines and parts