GE Affinity Turbofans To Power AS2

GE Affinity subsonic supersonic shock control
Credit: Illustration: Fred George, BCA; Technical Content: Ken Shimabukuro

GE Aviation and Aerion jointly are developing the first engine in more than half a century to power a civil supersonic aircraft. GE’s 20,000-lb.-thrust-class Affinity is a low-risk design that uses a high-pressure core adapted from the CFM56 jetliner turbofan and GE F101/F110 military engines...

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