A350 XWB delivery with GE’s wing fixed trailing edge package

Airbus' first A350 XWB delivery incorporates the largest contribution from GE Aviation through its Hamble facility: the 3,000-element wing fixed trailing edge package, which is the biggest design and manufacturing contract awarded to this GE Aviation aerostructures specialist since it first started operations in 1936. The initial A350 XWB handover occurred today, with Airbus providing… Czytaj dalej A350 XWB delivery with GE’s wing fixed trailing edge package

GE: Delivering the 2,000th GE90 Engine… And Counting

GE Aviation shipped its 2000th GE90 engine to Boeing for the 777 aircraft, a significant milestone in this influential engine program. “The GE90 engine along with the Boeing 777 aircraft helped revolutionize the twin-engine aircraft concept in commercial aviation,” said Bill Millhaem, general manager of the GE90/GE9X Program at GE Aviation. “Prior to its introduction,… Czytaj dalej GE: Delivering the 2,000th GE90 Engine… And Counting

Boeing selects GE for electrical power system on 777X

The Boeing Company has selected GE Aviation to provide the Electrical Load Management System (ELMS), the Backup Generator and the Backup Converter for the Boeing 777X aircraft. “The advanced ELMS on the 777X will control 30% more power than the current system, while contained in the same size and weight,” said Brad Mottier, president of… Czytaj dalej Boeing selects GE for electrical power system on 777X

GE signs first CT7 engine service agreement for new AgustaWestland Helicopter

GE Aviation and Bristow Group signed the first engine service agreement for the CT7-2E1 turboshaft engine powering the new, twin-engine AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter. This agreement expands the long standing GE – Bristow partnership by adding their new AW189 helicopters to Bristow’s global fleet of Maintenance Cost Per Hour (MCPH) service agreement maintained engines. “We’re pleased… Czytaj dalej GE signs first CT7 engine service agreement for new AgustaWestland Helicopter

Silk Way West Airlines Receives TRUEngine* Designation for GEnx Engines

GE has awarded Silk Way West Airlines its TRUEngine designation for eight GEnx-2Bs that will power its fleet of two Boeing 747-8 freighters, slated for delivery in 2014 . “We welcome Silk Way West to the rapidly growing group of carriers who are demonstrating a strong commitment to OEM quality engine maintenance by joining the… Czytaj dalej Silk Way West Airlines Receives TRUEngine* Designation for GEnx Engines

$40 Billion for GE and CFM International at Dubai Show

GE Aviation and CFM International received commitments for engines and services valued at $40 billion (USD list price) at this week’s Dubai Air Show. These commitments will ultimately translate into purchase orders that will grow GE Aviation’s equipment and services backlog, which reached $114 billion by the end of this year’s third quarter. This total… Czytaj dalej $40 Billion for GE and CFM International at Dubai Show