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November 25, 2015 7:17 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of GE Aviation

Company Overview

GE Aviation designs, develops, and manufactures jet and turboprop engines, components, and integrated systems for military, commercial, business and general aviation aircraft, and ship propulsion applications worldwide. The company offers avionics, electrical power, digital systems, structures, propeller, propulsion, exhaust energy recovery, and DLE combustor systems. It also provides canopies, windscreens, pylons, refueling probes, and fuel tanks; machined metallic assemblies, such as ribs, brackets, spreader plates, support structure, and jacking points; upper and lower panels, gear beam fittings and panel support structure; engine nacelles; and wing fixed trailing edge components. It also...

One Neumann Way

Cincinnati, OH 45215-6301

United States

Founded in 1949





Key Executives for GE Aviation

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of GE Australia and New Zealand
Age: 55
Chief Executive Officer of GE Aviation Services and President of GE Aviation Services
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of Avio Aero
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

GE Aviation Key Developments

GE Aviation Launches New Turboprop Engine

GE Aviation unveiled its all-new turboprop engine, which has been selected by Textron Aviation Inc. to power its single engine turboprop (SETP). Textron Aviation and GE announced the aircraft-engine pairing at the National Business Aviation Association's annual tradeshow. The 1,300 shaft horse power (SHP)-rated turboprop engine is the first entry in GE's new family of turboprop engines aimed at Business and General Aviation aircraft in the 850-1,600 SHP range. This new engine features an industry-best 16:1 overall pressure ratio (OPR), enabling the engine to achieve up to 20% lower fuel burn and 10% higher cruise power compared to competitor offerings in the same size class with 4000-6000 hour MTBO and class-leading performance retention. New design and manufacturing technologies leveraged from GE's latest military and commercial engines - such as 3D aero compressor designs derived from its newest commercial engines and additive manufacturing capabilities pioneered by the best-selling CFM LEAP turbofan - help GE's advanced turboprop to extend time between maintenance overhauls up to 30% more than existing engines. Textron Aviation's GE-powered SETP is expected to have a range of more than 1,500 nautical miles and speeds higher than 280 knots. Key features of GE's new turboprop engine include: Ruggedized, modular architecture based on the T700/CT7 turbo shaft for better performance at lower operating costs; All-titanium, 3D aero compressor design for light-weight and efficient power generation; Cooled turbine blades enabling higher thrust and fuel efficiency. leveraging the T700/CT7's 100 million flight hours and more than 5 million flight hours in hot/harsh environments; Additive manufactured structural components for reduced weight, improved performance and durability; Integrated electronic propulsion control for optimized single-lever engine and propeller control. GE expects to conduct the detailed design review (DDR) for the new turboprop in 2017 followed by the first full engine test in 2018. Development, testing and production of new turboprop engine will occur at GE Aviation's new turboprop Center of Excellence in Europe, announced this past September. The new facility will represent an investment exceeding $400 million and ultimately support 500 - 1,000 new jobs.

Royal Air Maroc Selects GE's OnPoint Solution for CF6 Engine Maintenance

Royal Air Maroc selected GE Aviation for a five-year exclusive OnPointSM solution agreement for the time and material to maintain, repair and overhaul its CF6-80C2 engines that power its four Boeing 767 aircraft. With an OnPoint solution agreement, Royal Air Maroc is ensuring its engines will utilize OEM quality material in the maintenance and repair of its CF6-80C2 engine fleet for the best performance, durability and reliability. OnPoint solutions are customized service agreements tailored to the operational and financial needs of each airline customer. These agreements are designed to help lower the customers' cost of ownership and maximize the use of their assets. Backed by GE's global support network, OnPoint services may include overhaul, on wing support, new and used serviceable parts, component repair, technology upgrades, engine leasing, integrated systems support and diagnostics and integrated systems.

Etihad Airways Signs Engine Agreements with GE for Boeing 777 Freighters

Etihad Airways signed an agreement with GE for GE90-115B engines to power its two Boeing 777 Freighters. Along with the new engines, Etihad Airways also signed a 12-year OnPointSM solution services agreement for the new GE90 engines. The new engines and OnPoint solution agreement are valued at more than $475 million engine list price and over the life of the service agreements. The GE90 engine family powers all Boeing 777 models and is the exclusive powerplant on the 777-300ER, -200LR, and Freighter. The family has accumulated more than 50 million flight hours and 8 million cycles since entering service in 1995.

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