GE Supports China Southern Launch of First RNP Flight to Linzhi
Beijing, China – With GE Aviation RNP’s service, China Southern launched the first Required Navigation Performance flight including a route flown from Guangzhou-Linzhi-Guangzhou. The flight landed in Linzhi at 9:51 AM local time on March 19.
GE Aviation Achieves Major Software Appraisal
Evendale, OH -- GE Aviation recently received Level 3 appraisal of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and is the first in the world to demonstrate compliance with the CMMI Security by Design practices (CMMI-DEV V1.3). CMMI is the industry standard for ensuring predictable, high quality software development in the Aviation industry.
Amazing New Material Could Revolutionize Jet Travel
In the century following the Wright Brothers’ first flight in 1903, planes have gone through three materials revolutions: wood and fabric fuselages gave way to aluminum and, eventually, to light and strong carbon composites used to make the bodies of the latest planes like Boeing’s Dreamliner and the Airbus A350. But a new and unusual material is now changing the industry again: ceramics.
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