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

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 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

$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