General Electric and Boeing are flight testing a new round of GE90 upgrades as the powerplant manufacturer celebrates the delivery of the 1,000th engine for the 777 program this week. The ramp-up in deliveries is directly linked to GE’s exclusive status as engine supplier for the 777-200LR/300ER and 777 freighter programs, which now make up the bulk of all 777 deliveries. “It took 11 years for us to get to the 500th engine delivery, and that was three years ago,” says GE90 General ...


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