Several GE9X production engines have been assembled, and GE Aviation is in the process of completing factory acceptance tests. The powerplant has an 11-foot diameter, will produce lower NOx than any other GE engine, is 10% more fuel-efficient than the GE90 and is the quietest engine ever built by the company. It was less than a month ago that GE Aviation attained FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) certification for its GE9X engine. The GE9X engine is designed to achieve 10% lower specific fuel consumption (SFC) compared to the GE90-115B. “It takes the world’s best talent in jet propulsion to create a game-changing product like the GE9X engine,” said John Slattery, president and CEO of GE Aviation. “The GE9X engine has been through a rigorous and thorough certification and testing process. “The GE9X engine incorporates the most advanced technologies that GE Aviation has developed during the last decade and is the culmination of our commercial engine portfolio renewal…While we didn’t set out to break the thrust Guinness World Record title, we are proud of the engine’s performance, which is a testament to our talented employees and partners who design and build outstanding products for our customers.” – David Joyce, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation. Already the world’s largest commercial jet engine, the GE9X is now the most powerful, maintaining 134,300 pounds of thrust during an engineering test on … The GEnx engine, that has been developed for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and 747-8, is derived from a smaller core variant of the GE90, also featuring a fan with swept rotor blades. I want to congratulate the entire GE9X team and thank Boeing, our partners and suppliers for the collaboration on this incredible achievement.”. “This milestone has been accomplished thanks to the tremendous efforts of the GE9X team and our partners,” said Karl Sheldon, GE9X program general manager. In 2019, only one Black woman was named partner in venture capital, according to All Raise, a nonprofit focused on accelerating female founders and... On the back of the success of its 787 flight to nowhere earlier this month, Qantas is evolving its scenic itinerary concept. The Google parent company generated revenues of $46.2 billion and per-share profit of $16.40... United is dropping services from Sonoma County Airport starting Sunday, November 1st. Terms & Conditions Apply. IHI Corporation, Safran Aircraft Engines, Safran Aero Boosters and MTU Aero Engines AG are participants in the GE9X engine program.

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