GE’s Passport Wins FAA Certification

GE Aviation’s Passport, the engine selected by Bombardier for its Global 7000 and Global 8000, received FAA type certification on April 29. The approval came after more than 2,400 hours in test and 2,800 cycles, including 100-plus hours of flight tests on GE’s Boeing 747-100 flying testbed. The...

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