Special Topics Pages http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31641/more en 50 years ago: GE roars back into the airline industry http://aviationweek.com/50-years-ago-ge-roars-back-airline-industry <div class="node-body link-body"><p>This June marks the 50th anniversary of GE Aviation’s dramatic return to the airline industry by launching the original CF6 engine on the Douglas DC-10.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/cover-3.jpg?1529527127" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/50-years-ago-ge-roars-back-airline-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:37:00 +0000 1808461 at http://aviationweek.com New GE Company Aims To Ease Drone Industry’s Growing Pains http://aviationweek.com/new-ge-company-aims-ease-drone-industry-s-growing-pains <div class="node-body link-body">Drones operators and regulators have some work to do to make sure manned and unmanned air traffic can share the skies safely before their potential is reached.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/GE_drone_2018_06_11.jpg?1528732025" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/new-ge-company-aims-ease-drone-industry-s-growing-pains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:38:00 +0000 1804471 at http://aviationweek.com How Engine Exchanges Can Cut Costs, Save Downtime http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/how-engine-exchanges-can-cut-costs-save-downtime <div class="field-deck"> Airlines and OEMs see benefits of engine-exchange programs over other supply methods </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines weigh the benefits of exchanging a whole engine or engine modules to reduce maintenance downtime.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/how-engine-exchanges-can-cut-costs-save-downtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/how-engine-exchanges-can-cut-costs-save-downtime#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle AWIN_MRO Engines Global Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1626521 at http://aviationweek.com Fall Should Answer Some Big MRO Questions http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/fall-should-answer-some-big-mro-questions <div class="field-byline"> Henry Canaday </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s been a nice ten-year roll for aviation and aircraft maintenance, but all good rolls must come to, well, not an end, but maybe a change. Two significant changes at least look possible not so long from now.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/fall-should-answer-some-big-mro-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/fall-should-answer-some-big-mro-questions#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle MRO Top Stories AWIN Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:09:00 +0000 1802151 at http://aviationweek.com Air BP Launches Misfuel-Prevention App http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/air-bp-launches-misfuel-prevention-app <div class="node-body article-body">Air BP has developed a digital platform it believes will help eliminate the possibility of misfueling.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/air-bp-launches-misfuel-prevention-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/air-bp-launches-misfuel-prevention-app#comments EBACE 2018 Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Business Aviation EBACE 2018 Tue, 29 May 2018 12:42:00 +0000 1798311 at http://aviationweek.com GE Places Bet On Real-Time Health Data Transmission http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-places-bet-real-time-health-data-transmission <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation acquired a stake in aircraft data collection and transmission specialist Avionica, betting on the growing acceptance for real-time health monitoring.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-places-bet-real-time-health-data-transmission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-places-bet-real-time-health-data-transmission#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Top Stories Global Fri, 11 May 2018 20:07:00 +0000 1791021 at http://aviationweek.com AerFin And GE Sign Material Service Agreement http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/aerfin-and-ge-sign-material-service-agreement <div class="field-byline"> GE Aviation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The three-year agreement covers serviceable OEM parts, advanced repairs and technology upgrades for the CFM56, CF34 and CF6-80C2 engines.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/aerfin-and-ge-sign-material-service-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/aerfin-and-ge-sign-material-service-agreement#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Global Wed, 09 May 2018 18:55:00 +0000 1790031 at http://aviationweek.com <p>(L-R) Russ Shelton, managing director, Sales, GE Aviation and James Bennett, director, Engine Services, AerFin, at the MRO Americas conference in Orlando.</p> GE Aviation GE Selects Dedienne, Rhinestahl As GE9X Engine Tooling Licensees http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-selects-dedienne-rhinestahl-ge9x-engine-tooling-licensees <div class="node-body article-body">Dedienne and Rhinestahl both have long histories of working closely with GE on engine tooling.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-selects-dedienne-rhinestahl-ge9x-engine-tooling-licensees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/ge-selects-dedienne-rhinestahl-ge9x-engine-tooling-licensees#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Wed, 09 May 2018 17:24:00 +0000 1788111 at http://aviationweek.com <p><em>(L-R) Dieter Moeller, president and CEO, Rhinestahl Corporation, Greg Lyness, GE Aviation GE9X EIS operations leader and Karel Volot, CEO, Dedienne Aerospace, sign the GE9X engine tooling licensee agreement at the MRO Americas conference in April.&nbsp;</em></p> GE Aviation Engine OEMs Transition From Old To New http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/engine-oems-transition-old-new <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce have expressed overall satisfaction with their new-generation engine programs despite some growing pains related to the entry-into-service phase and the transition from older programs to newer ones.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/engine-oems-transition-old-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/engine-oems-transition-old-new#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Mon, 07 May 2018 01:36:00 +0000 1788981 at http://aviationweek.com Demand For Older Engine Types Picking Up http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/demand-older-engine-types-picking <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engine MROs and leasing companies are seeing growing demand from customers for some of the older engine types in their portfolios as a result of lower fuel prices motivating airlines to fly aircraft for longer.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/demand-older-engine-types-picking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/demand-older-engine-types-picking#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Thu, 03 May 2018 06:42:00 +0000 1787681 at http://aviationweek.com