GE Unveils CMC Production Ramp-Up Plan

Credit: A turbine rotor with blades made from Ceramic Matrix Composites. Credit: GE
LOS ANGELES —General Electric will develop Huntsville, Alabama-based production facilities dedicated to making materials for the ceramic matrix composites (CMC) that will feature in the new generation of CFM Leap and GE9X engines. The adjacent factory sites—the first factories of their type and...
Guy Norris

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

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