GE – Engine With 3D-Printed Parts Powers 3 Next-Gen Jets

Feb 16, 2016 by Tomas Kellner | GE Reports The Airbus A321neo passenger plane has become the third next-generation aircraft to complete a maiden flight with LEAP engines on wing. The LEAP is the first engine that includes both 3D-printed parts and components from advanced Read More »

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GE – Jet Engine With 3D-Printed Parts Powers Next-Gen Boeing 737 MAX For The First Time

Jan 29, 2016 by Tomas Kellner | GE Reports The latest-generation Boeing 737 MAX, powered by a pair of advanced LEAP-1B engines, made its maiden flight today in Seattle. The flight lasted 2 hours and 47 minutes. “The flight was a success,” said Captain Ed Wilson, chief Read More »

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GE Aviation to Build Unique Materials Factories

Adjacent factories to produce raw material for ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) Enables GE to produce ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) in high volume GE partnering with USAF Research Lab Title III Office on silicon carbide technology   HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE Aviation is creating adjacent factories Read More »

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