Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/32821/more en CFM56 Aftermarket Assessment: Strong Prospects Ahead http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/cfm56-aftermarket-assessment-strong-prospects-ahead <div class="field-byline"> Alex Derber </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After more than 40 years in service, the CFM56 will see an MRO bow wave</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/cfm56-aftermarket-assessment-strong-prospects-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/cfm56-aftermarket-assessment-strong-prospects-ahead#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Global Wed, 24 May 2017 20:06:00 +0000 1633751 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Detail of the turbine and the landing gear of a Boeing 737</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Composite Fan Blades: GE Aviation Is The Only One That Utilizes Them...But Why? http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/composite-fan-blades-ge-aviation-only-one-utilizes-thembut-why <div class="node-body video-body">GE is in the process of implementing a fourth generation of carbon fiber composite fan blades with the GE9X high bypass turbofan engine for the new 777X. </div> <div class="field-byline"> GE Aviation </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/composite-fan-blades-ge-aviation-only-one-utilizes-thembut-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/composite-fan-blades-ge-aviation-only-one-utilizes-thembut-why#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Wed, 24 May 2017 19:30:00 +0000 1633681 at http://aviationweek.com <p>GE9X, GE90 and GEnx are trademarks of GE.&nbsp;CFAN is a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.</p> Inside Jet Engine Manufacturing & Testing - In The Wild - GE http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/inside-jet-engine-manufacturing-testing-wild-ge <div class="node-body video-body">GE created an "In the Wild" video series that explores the many groundbreaking technologies the company introduces.</div> <div class="field-byline"> GE Aviation </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/inside-jet-engine-manufacturing-testing-wild-ge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/inside-jet-engine-manufacturing-testing-wild-ge#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Wed, 24 May 2017 19:30:00 +0000 1633701 at http://aviationweek.com GE Testing For Boeing 777X Engine Moves Into High Gear http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-testing-boeing-777x-engine-moves-high-gear <div class="node-body article-body">The stakes are high for General Electric’s GE9X testing program for Boeing’s future 777X twinjet.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-testing-boeing-777x-engine-moves-high-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-testing-boeing-777x-engine-moves-high-gear#comments Propulsion Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Propulsion Global Thu, 18 May 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1629711 at http://aviationweek.com GE’s Quebec Plant Leading Automation Charge In Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ge-s-quebec-plant-leading-automation-charge-aerospace <div class="node-body article-body">Automation has helped GE Aviation’s compressor-blade manufacturing plant in Quebec to grow from producing parts for five CFM engines a year to five a day.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ge-s-quebec-plant-leading-automation-charge-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ge-s-quebec-plant-leading-automation-charge-aerospace#comments Leading Edge Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Leading Edge Global Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1617041 at http://aviationweek.com GE Aviation Predicting When Commercial Airliners Will Be Torn Down http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/predicting-when-commercial-airliners-will-be-torn-down <div class="node-body article-body">The commercial airline fleet is expected to grow by 2027 to more than 35,501 aircraft, 50% of which will be replacing in-service units.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/predicting-when-commercial-airliners-will-be-torn-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/predicting-when-commercial-airliners-will-be-torn-down#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:21:00 +0000 1615461 at http://aviationweek.com Air Salvage International Video: UPS At GE Aviation's Center For Engine Maintenance Training http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/video-ups-ge-aviations-center-engine-maintenance-training <div class="node-body video-body">UPSers from Louisville, Kentucky and Anchorage, Alaska spent two weeks at the GE Aviation Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC) in Springdale, Ohio.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/video-ups-ge-aviations-center-engine-maintenance-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/video-ups-ge-aviations-center-engine-maintenance-training#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:33:00 +0000 1615271 at http://aviationweek.com GE Aviation (China) Repair Technology Development Center Now Open http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-aviation-china-repair-technology-development-center-now-op-0 <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation (China) Repair Technology Development Center held its grand opening ceremony in the Lingang Industrial Park in Shanghai on March 28.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-aviation-china-repair-technology-development-center-now-op-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-aviation-china-repair-technology-development-center-now-op-0#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Asia Pacific Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:14:00 +0000 1615241 at http://aviationweek.com Cargolux 747-8F First To Reach 1 Million Hours On GEnx Engine http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/cargolux-747-8f-first-reach-1-million-hours-genx-engine <div class="field-byline"> GE Aviation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five and a half years after entry into service of its first GEnx-2B-powered Boeing 747-8F, Cargolux became the first operator worldwide to fly one million hours with this engine and remains GE&rsquo;s GEnx fleet leader in total operating hours.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/cargolux-747-8f-first-reach-1-million-hours-genx-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/cargolux-747-8f-first-reach-1-million-hours-genx-engine#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Asia Pacific Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:14:00 +0000 1615251 at http://aviationweek.com Mark Fairbairn Electric Propulsion Gathers Steam in Corporate Ventures http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/electric-propulsion-gathers-steam-corporate-ventures <div class="field-deck"> Industry leaders are making the moves to usher in a hybrid-electric propulsion future </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GE CEO Jeff Immelt's comments show leading aerospace companies are paying more than just lip service to the idea of electric propulsion.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/electric-propulsion-gathers-steam-corporate-ventures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/electric-propulsion-gathers-steam-corporate-ventures#comments Going Concerns Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Going Concerns Global Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1612331 at http://aviationweek.com CSI/ChristopherGill