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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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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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First U.S. Commercial Flight of GEnx-Powered Dreamliner Lands in Boston

April 24, 2012 - A GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner made the first U.S. commercial landing in Boston Sunday afternoon. The flight launched a new nonstop route between Asia and Boston operated by Japan Airlines. JAL took possession of two Dreamliners last month in Seattle and will soon open a second new nonstop Dreamliner route between […]

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