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  • GE to outfit 777X engines with new composite fan blades


    ​General Electric has redesigned the engines that will power the Boeing 777X to have thinner and stronger blades than any GE engine in service, and to power the aircraft more efficiently with fewer of them.


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  • DUBAI: Engine Alliance studies sweeping changes for GP7200


    The Engine Alliance joint venture is studying sweeping design changes for the GP7200 – up to a new centreline engine –...


  • Key core test begins on 777X turbofan


    ​General Electric has started a second series of preliminary tests on a critical component of the 100,000lb-thrust ...


  • ANALYSIS: GE opens five-year development effort for 777X engine


    Boeing's selection of the General Electric GE9X for all three proposed variants of the still-unlaunched 777X begins a...


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  • ANALYSIS: What do recent production rate changes mean?

    News | 21 Nov 2014 08:00 | Richard Evans

    Richard Evans, senior consultant, who recently joined Ascend from Rolls-Royce, examines recent announcements about production rate changes at Airbus and Boeinghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-What-do-recent-production-rate-changes-mean-406325/
  • Key combustor technology for GE9X enters testing

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:51 | Stephen Trimble

    ​GE Aviation has launched a two-year series of rig tests of a new combustor material that is critical to achieving the fuel efficiency and reduced emissions targets for the GE9X turbofan engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Key-combustor-technology-for-GE9X-enters-testing-406346/
  • Turkish Airlines ponders yen-denominated EETC

    News | 20 Nov 2014 14:11 | Laura Mueller

    ​Turkish Airlines is contemplating issuing its debut enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC)  financing in Japanese yen, say banking sources.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turkish-Airlines-ponders-yen-denominated-EETC-406315/
  • Japan's IHI bullish on commercial engine growth

    News | 19 Nov 2014 05:56 | Greg Waldron

    Japanese engine maker IHI Corporation has seen its commercial engine business grow strongly in the last 20 years, with the segment now contributing significantly more than defence sales.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japans-IHI-bullish-on-commercial-engine-growth-406235/
  • Air France-KLM MRO arm names chief for CRMA unit

    News | 17 Nov 2014 15:54 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance has appointed Benjamin Moreau chief executive of the group’s engine component repair subsidiary CRMA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-MRO-arm-names-chief-for-CRMA-unit-406162/
  • ANALYSIS: After three years in service, how is 787 performing?

    News | 14 Nov 2014 14:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​All Nippon Airways introduces Masami Tsukamoto as the first airline pilot outside of Boeing who was allowed to take the controls of the 787-8. When the day finally came to fly the first Dreamliner delivered to ANA from Seattle to Tokyo, Tsukamoto’s reading on the pre-flight fuel gauge still surprises him three here later.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-After-three-years-in-service-how-is-787-performing-405814/