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May 13, 2021
EVENDALE, Ohio – GE has completed testing of its first XA100 adaptive cycle engine, ushering in a new era of combat propulsion. GE initiated testing at its Evendale, Ohio, altitude test facility on December 22, 2020. The engine’s performance and mechanical behavior were consistent with pre-test predictions and fully aligned with the U.S. Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP) objectives.
May 12, 2021
Fort Eustis, Va. – The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Boeing and GE recently completed all the planned test points under a multi-year demonstration program of a U.S. Army NCH-47D Chinook helicopter powered by GE’s advanced T408 turboshaft engine.
April 22, 2021
GE Marine’s LM2500 gas turbines now power the United States Navy’s new Littoral Combat Ship USS OAKLAND (LCS 24), which was commissioned into the U.S. Navy fleet on April 17. The ship’s powerful LM2500 gas turbines are Made in America at GE’s Evendale manufacturing facility, just north of Cincinnati, Ohio.
February 24, 2021
EVENDALE, OH -- Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAWW) signed an agreement with GE Aviation to purchase GEnx-2B engines for its four Boeing 747-8 Freighters along with a 20-year TrueChoice Overhaul agreement, which covers the time and material required to overhaul the GEnx-2B engines. The agreements are valued at more than $800 million (USD) list price over the life of the service agreement.
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