777X Engine Advanced Materials Set For Key Test

Credit: General Electric
The ambitious fuel-burn targets for Boeing’s new long-range 777X twin have driven General Electric to extraordinary lengths when it comes to the development and application of advanced materials in the GE9X engine. GE secured the sole-source deal to provide engines for the 777X in 2013, after...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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