When it comes to ideal locations for engine icing tests, manufacturers seek out an environment that many others try to avoid—with long winters and prolonged cold temperatures. This perfect combination brought General Electric to Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 2010 when it was looking for a new home for its ice-testing facility. Forced to relocate twice, once from Ohio by a warming climate and more recently from Montreal by pressure from the neighbors, GE's purpose-built Engine Testing, Research ...

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