Special Topics Pages http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31641/more en New App Gives More GE, CFM Engine Operators Access to Popular Maintenance Minute Videos http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/new-app-gives-more-ge-cfm-engine-operators-access-popular-maint <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by GE </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/05/19/Image-1.png" style="width: 150px; height: 150px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Now there&rsquo;s more than one way to easily access the GE Aviation and CFM International Maintenance Minute series that provides general engine maintenance tips and best practice video tutorials. The new app can be found on Apple&rsquo;s App Store and runs on iPhones and iPads.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/new-app-gives-more-ge-cfm-engine-operators-access-popular-maint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/new-app-gives-more-ge-cfm-engine-operators-access-popular-maint#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:58:00 +0000 1665071 at http://aviationweek.com MROs Step Up Asia-Pacific Interests http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/mros-step-asia-pacific-interests <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Maintenance providers have continued to make moves in the Asia-Pacific market this year by forming new partnerships and signing up regional airline customers under long-term service contracts.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Never was this more evident than at last month&rsquo;s Paris Air Show, which produced a plethora of agreements, as detailed&nbsp;by&nbsp;these pages, mainly&nbsp;centered&nbsp;on Singapore and Malaysia.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/mros-step-asia-pacific-interests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/mros-step-asia-pacific-interests#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:03:00 +0000 1664581 at http://aviationweek.com GE Extends Reach With Snake-Arm http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-extends-reach-snake-arm <div class="field-deck"> OEM works on robotics-related innovation projects </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With a reach of more than three meters and a cumulative bend of up to 225 degrees, snake-arm robots are ideal for working in tight spots. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-extends-reach-snake-arm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-extends-reach-snake-arm#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:48:00 +0000 1664571 at http://aviationweek.com Analysis Of HondaJet’s First Weeks Is Positive http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/analysis-hondajet-s-first-weeks-positive <div class="node-body article-body">The numbers are in: GE Aviation, the first corporate user of the HondaJet, says the diminutive business aircraft is boosting productivity and saving it money compared with flying on the airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/analysis-hondajet-s-first-weeks-positive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/analysis-hondajet-s-first-weeks-positive#comments Oshkosh 2017 Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Business Aviation AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:49:00 +0000 1664431 at http://aviationweek.com <p>GE Aviation&rsquo;s HondaJet is already saving the company money.</p> GE Aviation GE Provides Custom-Build Used Engines Through TrueChoice Transitions http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-provides-custom-build-used-engines-through-truechoice-transi <div class="node-body article-body">GE can provide a custom build used GE or CFM56 engine as an alternative to heavy overhaul and finance their acquisition.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-provides-custom-build-used-engines-through-truechoice-transi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-provides-custom-build-used-engines-through-truechoice-transi#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Global Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:32:00 +0000 1661691 at http://aviationweek.com GE Video: Flight Phase Analyzer Provides Early Fan Imbalance Detection http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/video-flight-phase-analyzer-provides-early-fan-imbalance-detect <div class="node-body video-body">Two-minute video demonstrates on GE's Flight Phase Analyzer can identify a fan imbalance and plan preventive maintenance that saves downtime and money.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/video-flight-phase-analyzer-provides-early-fan-imbalance-detect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/video-flight-phase-analyzer-provides-early-fan-imbalance-detect#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:17:00 +0000 1661771 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Paris 2017 And The Future Of Additive Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Bionic design and advanced fabrication methods are the future of additive manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The additive manufacturing-bionic design combination is analogous to the introduction of composites four decades ago.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing#comments Up Front Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Up Front Global Fri, 07 Jul 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1655641 at http://aviationweek.com Concept Laser Incremental Improvements Driving Major MRO IT Changes http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/incremental-improvements-driving-major-mro-it-changes <div class="field-deck"> Purpose-built add-ons can work, with integration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bots, virtual reality hold great potential for making MRO processes and technicians more efficient.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/incremental-improvements-driving-major-mro-it-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/incremental-improvements-driving-major-mro-it-changes#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO Top Stories Technology Global Wed, 05 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1653691 at http://aviationweek.com Air France/KLM Militaries, Industry Grapple With Cybersecurity Conundrum http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/militaries-industry-grapple-cybersecurity-conundrum <div class="node-body article-body">For at least the whole of the current century, militaries have understood the critical role cyberdefense plays in every aspect of operations. Yet most military organizations appear reluctant to train for network defense outside of specialist cyber units.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/militaries-industry-grapple-cybersecurity-conundrum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/militaries-industry-grapple-cybersecurity-conundrum#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Defense Top Stories Operations AWIN Global Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000 1651201 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Cyberbit<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&rsquo;s cyber-range emulates flight simulators in an attempt to help commanders &ldquo;see&rdquo;&nbsp;</span>cyberdefense<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;in context.</span></p> GE’s HondaJet ‘Extraordinarily Efficient for Supply Chain’ http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-s-hondajet-extraordinarily-efficient-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">After putting it into service just a few weeks ago, the world’s largest aero-engine manufacturer is thrilled with the performance of one of the world’s smallest business jets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-s-hondajet-extraordinarily-efficient-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-s-hondajet-extraordinarily-efficient-supply-chain#comments Paris Air Show 2017 Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Show News Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000 1649281 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Things are looking good for HondaJet president and CEO Michimasa Fujino.</p>