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 Reports-A Short Flight for a Jet, A Giant Leap for a Jet Engine

  October 9, 2014- Over the last several weeks, crews at GE Aviation’s flight test base in Victorville, CA, at the edge of the Mojave Desert, installed a next-generation jet engine with ceramic components and 3-D printed parts to the wing of a modified Boeing Read More »

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GE Started Testing Next-Gen Jet Engine with 3D Printed Parts

by GE Engineers at GE’s Peebles Test Operation in Ohio have started testing one of the world’s most advanced jet engines designed for next-generation passenger aircraft. The engine, called LEAP-1A, contains 3D printed fuel nozzles, fourth-generation carbon-fiber composite blades, and parts made from ceramic matrix Read More »

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