GE studies GE9X big engine concept as Rolls details plans for growth of Trent XWB
While single-aisle engine news stole the limelight at the Paris air show, developments at the top end of the commercial thrust bracket gave the first hints of power battles to come over Boeing's planned successor to the 777. To fend off growing threats to the longer-range, GE90-powered variants of Boeing's big twin, General Electric revealed it is studying plans for a possible next-generation successor to the engine. The plan emerges as Rolls-Royce launches development of a more ...
ACCESS THIS PREMIUM CONTENT
"GE Plan To Counter 777 Derivative Power Challengers" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…