Tag Archives: GE Engines
Airbus A320NEO

CFM To Release A320NEO Leap Engine Final Design Drawings By Year-End

CFM is on track to complete by the end December the final design drawings for the first Leap-1A engine for the Airbus A320NEO, maintaining a plan that will culminate with entry-into-service in mid-2016. The General Electric (GE) and Snecma joint venture is developing three versions of the Leap engine in parallel. In conjunction with the […]

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A mechanic converting an airplane engine into a power plant at GE’s Veresegyhaza plant in Hungary.

GE Factory Turns Airplane Engines into Gas Turbines

GE Energy, a subsidiary of General Electric, said Thursday it delivered 12 gas turbines made in Hungary from airplane engines  to a power plant in Israel. In a deal valued at $200 million, GE delivered the 50-megawatt aeroderivative gas turbines to Israeli Dorad Energy’s Ashkelon power plant. GE assembles the motors at its factory in […]

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Holographic Technology Lets One Assemble a Jet Engine Without an Engineering Degree

You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to be able to figure out, or at least, have a go at assembling a jet engine thanks to General Electric’s (GE) partnership with BBDO New York to develop Throttle Up, which is an immersive, holographic sensory experience that will run throughout the entire Creative Week in […]

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Testing a GE-made jet engine at StandardAero's facility in Winnipeg, MB.

Winnipeg’s $50-Million Dollar Jet Engine Testing Facility

“This is the coolest of the cool,” says Brent Ostermann, the engineer in charge of babysitting the 6,000-kilogram jet engine affixed six metres above his head. The General Electric next-generation (GEnx) turbine was designed to be strapped to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. But before it is, it must face the rigours of GE’s new aircraft […]

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