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March 6, 2015EVENDALE, OHIO – Additive manufacturing pioneer Greg Morris is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Aviation Week Laureate Award for Technology. Morris was recognized for his leadership in industrializing additive manufacturing technology (also known as 3D printing). The award was presented March 5 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
March 5, 2015EVENDALE, OHIO – GE Evergreen Engine Services recently completed its fifth GEnx quick-turn shop visit, with two additional engines scheduled to ship this month. The quick-turn capability comes less than a year after the formation of the new joint venture in Taiwan with partner Evergreeen Aviation Technologies Corp. (EGAT).
March 3, 2015LYNN, Massachusetts – GE Aviation and Bristow Group Inc. signed a 10-year Maintenance Cost Per Hour (MCPHsm) service agreement covering Bristow’s global fleet of CT7-8A turboshaft engines powering their Sikorsky S-92 helicopters. The contract encompasses Bristow’s current fleet of more than 50 GE-powered S-92s and all future aircraft deliveries during the term of the contract.
March 3, 2015PEEBLES, OHIO – – Ground testing is underway on a GEnx engine that contains lightweight, heat-resistant ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components in the high-pressure turbine (HPT) and combustor as part of the technology maturation program for the GE9X engine that will power the Boeing 777X.