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CFM Delivers First LEAP-1B Engines to Boeing

CFM International has delivered the first advanced LEAP-1B engines to Boeing to support factory rollout of the first 737 MAX airplane before year end and first flight in early 2016. „The entire team has done an outstanding job getting the LEAP-1B engine to this point,” said Allen Paxson, executive vice president of CFM International. „We […]

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Flying with the Dragon: CFM Celebrates 30 Years in China

In December 1985, Air China Southwest and China Eastern Yunnan, took delivery of their first Boeing 737aircraft. These airplanes were powered by CFM International’s CFM56-3 engines. CFM was a very new company and these were among some of its first orders. „We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the region for the great success […]

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Cathay Pacific Orders GE-powered Boeing Aircraft

Cathay Pacific Airways ordered three GE90-115B-powered 777-300ERs and one GEnx-2B-powered 747-8 Freighter. Cathay Pacific also signed a 15-year OnPointSM solution agreement to cover the maintenance, repair and overhaul of these engines. This order follows the decision last week from Cathay Pacific to become Asia’s first 777X customer with orders for 21 GE9X-powered Boeing 777-9X aircraft. […]

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GE Honda Aero Engine’s HF120 Turbofan Engine Receives FAA Certification

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Part 33 certification to GE Honda Aero Engine’s HF120 turbofan engine, certifying its airworthiness and setting the stage for the production of this all-new engine. The HF120 engine’s airworthiness certification follows an extensive ground and flight test program that involved 13 engines. During its certification program, the HF120 […]

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First GE H80-Powered Thrush 510G Aircraft Delivered to Beidahuang GA Company

Beidahuang General Aviation Company received its first six H80 powered Thrush 510G aircraft on September 6.  Beidahuang General Aviation Company, a subsidiary of the State-Owned-Enterprise Beidahuang Group ordered 20 Thrush 510G aircraft powered by GE’s H80 turboprop engines in 2012, and it was also the largest single order of Thrush Aircraft ever received. The Thrush […]

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GE Signs IHI and Techspace Aero as Partners on Passport Program

GE Aviation has reached agreement with IHI of Japan and Techspace Aero (Safran) of Belgium to become partners of a joint venture on GE’s new PassportTM engine for business aviation. IHI and Techspace Aero will be responsible for more than 37 percent of the Passport engine, which will power the Bombardier* Global 7000* and Global […]