The 18,920 lb. of thrust produced by General Electric’s Passport 20-19BB1A capitalizes on the multi-millions of dollars the company invested in the CFM Leap-1 engine family developed for commercial jetliners. GE claims that the Passport offers 8% better specific fuel consumption than competitive business jet engines. The Passport borrows heavily from the low- and high-pressure sections of the -1B powering the Boeing 737 MAX, having a single blisk fan and three-stage low-pressure ...

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