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August 20, 2015EVENDALE, OH -- Qantas chose the GEnx-1B engine to power its recently ordered eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This engine order is valued at more than $400 million (USD) list price. Deliveries will begin in 2017.
July 30, 2015EVENDALE, OH -- CIT Aerospace chose the GEnx-1B engine to power its four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This engine order will boost CIT’s GEnx-1B-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet to a total of seven aircraft. The new GEnx engine order is valued at more than $200 million (USD) list price.
July 22, 2015EVENDALE -- GE Marine’s LM2500 marine engines will power the United States Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to be named USS Cincinnati (LCS 20). The ships two engines will be manufactured at GE’s Evendale, Ohio facility.
July 22, 2015OSHKOSH -- A new version of Aircraft Industries’ L410 turboprop aircraft rolled out of its Czech Republic factory on July 15, sporting GE’s H85 engine. The Czech aircraft producer plans to begin L410NG production in 2017, following first flight of the aircraft later this year.