25 Years Of CF34-powered Regional Jets


Step back in time to 1992 (and before) to discover how GE Aviation's CF34 family of engines helped pave the way for today's vital regional commercial aviation industry.

Hear insights from David Joyce, President & CEO, GE Aviation; Kevin Smith, Vice President, Regional Aircraft, Bombardier; Luis Carlos Affonso, Sr. VP Operations & COO, Embraer; Bryan Bedford, President & CEO, Republic Airline; Boet Kreiken, Managing Director, KLM Cityhopper; Simon MacNamara, General Director, European Regions Airline Association; and Kathy MacKenzie, 2014-2017 General Manager, Regional Engines & Services, GE Aviation.  

More information on CF34 engines can be found at geaviation.com/cf34

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on Sep 26, 2017

Great video and testament to what I have seen within the Walls & Halls of GE Aviation, everything starts with Quality and progresses through Reliability from the initial design to the finished highly tested engine.
A proven fore runner is the J79 Turbojet engine that still operates supporting foreign military missions and is used on the Alaska pipeline (LM1500). The J79 turns 60 years of service to power the F4 Phantom aircraft in 2018, no final mission date has been announced currently. The Compressor Variable Vane air flow system design was first used in the J79 Turbojet engine prior to 1958, the year it first powered the F4 Phantom aircraft.

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