General Electric

Final Flight for 747-100 Testbed

GE Aviation’s original Boeing 747-100 flying testbed has made its final flight. The aircraft, N747GE (c/n 16951) departed from the company’s Flight Test Operation Centre in Victorville, California for the last time on November 15 and flew to the Pima

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Emirates Signs A380 MOU

Emirates has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for up to 36 Airbus A380s, providing a major lifeline for the European manufacturer’s flagship programme.  The agreement comes just days after John Leahy, Airbus’ Chief Operating Officer – Customers, admitted production

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First GE9X Starts Testing

General Electric has started ground testing the first full GE9X development engine – a derivative of the company’s GE90 which is the world’s largest commercial aircraft powerplant – at its Peebles Testing, Ohio facility.  The GE9X is destined to power

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