GE90's record sets the bar high and lays groundwork for the GEnx powerplant
GE Aviation can't help but be satisfied with the performance of the GE90-115B, a big seller with a record of two years of service without incident as the exclusive powerplant on three versions of the twin-engine Boeing 777. Yet the program's new general manager is pushing the envelope on a comprehensive program to locate problems before the fleet encounters them. "Engines talk with you, if you're willing to listen," says Thomas Wygle, who took over as project head only five months ago. ...
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