Engine technology work underway should allow GE to meet 7E7's development schedule
General Electric's propulsion candidate for Boeing's 7E7 aircraft will incorporate new technologies that should boost component efficiency, decrease noise, reduce emissions, and simplify maintenance and support. Much of the preliminary technology development work on the new powerplant has been performed under the company's Gen X effort, which is aimed at developing and maturing the technologies needed for a new engine for the 250-seat transport market (AW&ST July 29, 2002, p. 59). ...
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