GE Honda Aero Engines has built and tested eight HF120 engine cores and eight full turbofan engine configurations in preparation for formal certification testing later this year. The company reported last month that the use of rapid engine prototyping has resulted in one of the most aggressive test programs for a new jet engine prior to official FAA certification testing. “We’re optimizing the engine configuration before certification testing,” said Bill Dwyer, president of GE Honda Aero ...

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