GE Aerospace supports another first for 100% SAF
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.
GE Aerospace, Boeing, NASA collaborate to advance flight
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.
Pandemic past, but pilots still downbeat on pay, prospects and future of profession
Survey by Goose Recruitment and FlightGlobal finds discontentment widespread among flightcrew, despite growing skills shortage – more than half have not had salary increase in five years.
Bristow: 75 years of trust and harnessing tomorrow’s technologies
From saving lives to ferrying workers safely to and from some of the most challenging work environments, Bristow is trusted by governments and energy giants around the world to provide mission-critical services. Now the rotorcraft specialist is intent on combining more than seven decades of expertise with some of aviation’s ...
Helping airlines stay on schedule this holiday season
Collins Aerospace provides the power to comprehensively predict, analyze and optimize air travel
Pratt & Whitney is geared for sustainable flight
Pratt & Whitney, a world leader in aircraft propulsion technology, is supporting its customers to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050. While this ambitious goal was recently adopted at the ICAO General Assembly, we are under no illusion as to the scale of the challenge. Our approach to powering ...
GE Aerospace’s advanced materials for improved engine efficiency
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.
Bombardier’s breakneck year of service network investment
When the doors formally opened at Bombardier’s impressive service centre at London’s Biggin Hill airport on 30 November it capped a remarkable 12 months for the Canadian manufacturer as it continues to invest in its industry-leading customer support network. The strategy is clear – to grow aftermarket revenues to $2 ...
GE Aerospace’s ‘Smart Grids’ Make Flying More Efficient
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 ...
GE’s new way of cleaning jet engines
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.
Taking a new approach
Space-based ADS-B technology delivers operational, safety and environmental benefits to the aviation community
MTU Maintenance ON-SITEPlus: more than just on-site and near-wing services
Some jobs never become routine—and nobody knows this better than the mobile teams for MTU Maintenance’s ON-SITEPlus service team. The time pressure alone is enough to turn every assignment into a challenge: there was no time to lose, for example, when an MTU customer’s aircraft had to make an unscheduled ...
GE partners on hydrogen flight demonstrator
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.
Water-enhanced turbofan: Revolutionary propulsion concept based on a gas turbine engine
Reaching the ambitious targets of the Paris Agreement calls for revolutionary propulsion concepts. With the water-enhanced turbofan, MTU is working on a gas-turbine-based propulsion concept that approaches climate neutrality.
GE’s major milestone for hybrid electric propulsion testing
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 ...