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General Electric awarded $143M contract for Procurement of 22 T408-GE-400 CH-53K helicopter engines

General Electric awarded $143M contract for Procurement of 22 T408-GE-400 CH-53K helicopter engines

General Electric Aviation, Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $143,481,258 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of 22 low-rate initial production Lot 1 and 2 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines for the CH-53K helicopter, including associated engine and programmatic support, logistics support, peculiar support equipment, and spares.  Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts, and is expected… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-Nov-17

General Electric awarded $84M contract for Overhaul of T700 series engines for Blackhawk and Apache Helicopters

General Electric awarded $84M contract for Overhaul of T700 series engines for Blackhawk and Apache Helicopters

General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, was awarded an $84,127,882 firm-fixed-price contract for overhaul and recapitalization of T700 series engines in support of Blackhawk and Apache helicopters. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 2, 2020. U.S…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 14-Nov-17

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GE considers disposal of Milestone parent GECAS

GE considers disposal of Milestone parent GECAS

General Electric is looking into selling all or parts of GECAS, as they search for new divestitures, reports CNBC.

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Nov-17

GE awarded $102M Preliminary Design engine contract for Apache and Black Hawk

GE awarded $102M Preliminary Design engine contract for Apache and Black Hawk

The United States Army Contracting Command (ACC), based at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL, awarded GE Aviation a $102M, 24-month contract leading to a Preliminary Design Review of its GE3000 engine for the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The GE3000 is a 3,000 shaft horsepower engine that will provide advanced turboshaft propulsion capability for the… Read more »

Source: GE, 25-Aug-16

Heli-One to Add CT7-8A Hot Section Overhaul Capability

Heli-One to Add CT7-8A Hot Section Overhaul Capability

Heli-One, the largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, announced it is developing overhaul capability for the General Electric (GE) CT7 Hot Section at its Stavanger, Norway facility. Heli-One expects to begin offering this additional capability to customers in July 2016. This introduction will mark an important milestone for the continued… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 03-Mar-16

Vector celebrates 40 years of supporting T58 engines

Vector celebrates 40 years of supporting T58 engines

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the celebration of its 40th year as a registered overhaul facility for the General Electric (GE) Aviation T58 and CT58 turboshaft engines. “Many of the T58 and CT58 engines we have overhauled to date are supporting… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

GE awarded $79M three-year T700 engine contract

GE awarded $79M three-year T700 engine contract

General Electric (GE) Aviation, Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $79,574,620 basic long-term requirements contract for the repair or replacement of T700 engine components utilized on the H-60 and AH-1W aircraft, along with receiving, warehousing, inventory management, packing, shipping, electronic data interchange requisitioning and commercial asset visibility reporting transactions of the T700 engine depot level… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Oct-15

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

Vector Aerospace Corporation, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that SECA, a Vector Aerospace company, has changed its name to Vector Aerospace – France. SECA, located in Gonesse close to Le Bourget Airport on the outskirts of Paris, was founded in 1946, and the company… Read more »

Source: Vector, 26-May-15

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U.S. Army Recruits General Electric to Build $4.5 Billion Next-Gen Helicopter Engine

U.S. Army Recruits General Electric to Build $4.5 Billion Next-Gen Helicopter Engine

At General Electric (NYSE: GE  ) , the motto used to be: “GE: We bring good things to life.” But can GE bring the U.S. Army’s helicopters back to life? See Full Story

Source: The Motley Fool, 27-Jan-15

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GE awarded $29M contract for six GE38 engines for CH-53K

GE awarded $29M contract for six GE38 engines for CH-53K

General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $28,997,331 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0132) for the procurement of six T408-GE-400 (GE38-1B) System Demonstration Test Article engines in support of the CH-53K helicopter program. Work will be performed in South Windsor, Connecticut (17 percent); Lynn, Massachusetts (15 percent), Evendale, Ohio (12 percent),… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 16-Jan-15

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GE awarded $68M contract more for CH-53K engines

GE awarded $68M contract more for CH-53K engines

General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $68,550,240 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0132) for the procurement of 16 GE38-1B engines, closure kits, tooling, and associated systems engineering and program management in support of the CH-53K helicopter program. Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Aug-14

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AgustaWestland picks GE’s MAGIC1 Rugged Display Computer for SAR missions

AgustaWestland picks GE’s MAGIC1 Rugged Display Computer for SAR missions

GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced that it had received orders from Agusta Westland of Italy for GE’s MAGIC1 Rugged Display Computer. The MAGIC1 will be part of Agusta Westland’s OPLS (Obstacle Proximity LIDAR system) which the company will offer on helicopters destined for search and rescue (SAR) deployment. Helicopters operating in SAR operations… Read more »

Source: GE, 02-Apr-14

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Sikorsky to review MH-53E engine fires

Sikorsky to review MH-53E engine fires

A US Government website shows that the US Navy is to negotiate and award a sole source contract with Sikorsky for the procurement of non-recurring engineering tasks and deliverable products required for a trade study to reduce or eliminate the risk of inflight fires and heat damage in the #2 engine compartment as a result… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Mar-14

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General Electric win $80M contract for CH/MH-53 engine repairs

General Electric win $80M contract for CH/MH-53 engine repairs

General Electric, Lynn Mass., was awarded a $79,737,730 firm-fixed-price contract for the repair of 20 T-64 engine (CH53D/E and MH53E helicopters) components, along with manufacturing, engineering, and technical support to the Fleet Readiness Center East, Cherry Point, N.C., with a goal of improving monthly output.  Work will be performed in Cherry Point, N.C. (80 percent),… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-14

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GE signs first CT7 engine service agreement for AW189

GE signs first CT7 engine service agreement for AW189

GE Aviation and Bristow Group signed the first engine service agreement for the CT7-2E1 turboshaft engine powering the new, twin-engine AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter. This agreement expands the companies’ long-standing partnership by adding new AW189 helicopters to Bristow’s global fleet of Maintenance Cost Per Hour (MCPH) engines. “We’re pleased to sign the first service agreement for… Read more »

Source: GE Aviation, 27-Feb-14

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Helicopter Transport Services signs with Vector for Repair of CT7-2A Engines

Helicopter Transport Services signs with Vector for Repair of CT7-2A Engines

Vector Aerospace  (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace and one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has signed a two-year agreement with Helicopter Transport… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 26-Feb-14

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Vector Aerospace and Aerotech Holland Sign 4 Year Agreement for Dutch military T700 MRO

Vector Aerospace and Aerotech Holland Sign 4 Year Agreement for Dutch military T700 MRO

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”),one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has signed a four-year agreement through their Dutch partner Aerotech Holland with the… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 25-Feb-14

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Crowded jet market leads GE to consider helicopter leasing

Crowded jet market leads GE to consider helicopter leasing

A potential move into helicopters, which are widely used in the oil and gas industry, could be interesting for GE Capital Aviation Services as new money from parties such as private-equity investors flows into aircraft leasing  See full story

Source: Cincinatti.com, 16-Feb-14

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General Electric awarded $13M contract for moving map work

General Electric awarded $13M contract for moving map work

General Electric Aviation, Grand Rapids, Mich., is being awarded a $13,587,842 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the repair of various avionics components of the tactical moving map capability, and the AN-ASQ-215 mission data loader systems used in support of multiple platforms: F-18, AV-8B, V-22, and the H-60 aircraft. Work will be performed in Grand Rapids, Mich.,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Nov-13

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GE to power Bell V-280 Valor

GE to power Bell V-280 Valor

Today, Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), will team with Bell on its V-280 Valor™, a third generation tiltrotor. “We are very excited to welcome GE to Team Valor. GE is a world-leading engine provider, and we are pleased they have made the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 16-Oct-13

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General Electric awarded $15M contract for CH-53K engine parts

General Electric awarded $15M contract for CH-53K engine parts

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $15,691,247 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of time critical parts for incorporation into the T-408-GE-400 gas turbine engine in support of the CH-53K helicopter program.  Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed in December 2016.  Fiscal 2013 research, development, test… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 22-Jul-13

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H+S Aviation Highlights GE CT7-8 Engine Repair and Overhaul

H+S Aviation Highlights GE CT7-8 Engine Repair and Overhaul

H+S Aviation, Portsmouth, UK has added the new generation General Electric CT7-8 series turboshaft engine to its EASA 145 and FAA approvals list. The CT7-8 is currently in production for Sikorsky S-92 and AgustaWestland AW101 multi-engine helicopters. H+S Aviation now offers full scale support for engine repair, overhaul, test and field support. “The addition of… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 06-Mar-13

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EASA and FAA approve H+S Aviation to repair/overhaul GE CT7-8 engines

EASA and FAA approve H+S Aviation to repair/overhaul GE CT7-8 engines

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) company, has added the new generation General Electric CT7-8 series turboshaft engine to its EASA 145 and FAA approvals list. The CT7-8 is currently in production for Sikorsky S-92 and AgustaWestland AW101 multi-engine helicopters. H+S Aviation now offers full scale support for engine repair, overhaul… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 31-Oct-12

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GE awarded $105M for T700 engine work

GE awarded $105M for T700 engine work

General Electric Aviation, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $105,251,968 Performance Based Logistics contract for the repair or replacement of T700 engine components utilized on the H-60 and AH-1W aircraft.  In addition to the engine component repair, the contract also provides for receiving, warehousing, inventory management, packing, shipping, electronic data interchange requisitioning and commercial asset… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Sep-12

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GE awarded $95M in contracts for H-53 engines

GE awarded $95M in contracts for H-53 engines

General Electric, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded an $83,444,847 requirements contract for repair of 16 T-64 engine components supporting CH53D/E and MH53E helicopters.  In addition to providing spare parts required for repairs, the contract will provide manufacturing, engineering, and technical support to the Fleet Readiness Center East.  Work will be performed in Cherry Point, N.C…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 26-Sep-12

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GE awarded $8.2M modification to H-53 contract

GE awarded $8.2M modification to H-53 contract

General Electric Aviation, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded an $8,237,834 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously issued order against a basic ordering agreement (FA8122-09-G-0001-M81) for the procurement of 1,068 T64 variable guide vane linkage improvement kits in support of the H-53 aircraft.  The work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Jul-12

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Hamilton Sundstrand awarded $46M for T700 fuel control overhauls

Hamilton Sundstrand awarded $46M for T700 fuel control overhauls

Hamilton Sundstrand Corp., Windsor Locks, Conn., was awarded a $46,780,633 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the overhaul/upgrade services of the T700 fuel control in support of the UH-60 Black Hawk.  Work will be performed in Windsor Locks, Conn., with an estimated completion date of Jan. 30, 2017.  The bid was solicited through the… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-Apr-12

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GE selected as engine supplier for S-97 Raider

GE selected as engine supplier for S-97 Raider

GE Aviation has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft as a member of a newly-formed team that is building a next-generation helicopter for evaluation by the U.S. military. GE Aviation will provide the engine to enable the aircraft — designated the S-97 RAIDERTMhelicopter – to demonstrate state-of-the-art advancements in rotorcraft technology. GE is among 35 companies… Read more »

Source: GE Aviation, 17-Jan-12

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GE awarded $8.7M Black Hawk exhaust pipe contract

GE awarded $8.7M Black Hawk exhaust pipe contract

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., was awarded an $8,702,772 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the acquisition of 300 exhaust pipes for the UH-60 Blackhawk. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2014. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Sep-11

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First GE38 engine delivered for Marine Corps CH-53K program

First GE38 engine delivered for Marine Corps CH-53K program

GE has delivered the first engine for the Sikorsky CH-53K Ground Test Vehicle culminating two years of successful testing that has convincingly demonstrated the engine’s ability to provide the increased mission capability required for United States Marine Corps (USMC) missions. “Every day, testing has validated our design philosophy and reinforced our confidence in our ability… Read more »

Source: General Electric, 09-Aug-11

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General Electric awarded $59M to repair 19 T-64 engines from H-53 fleet

General Electric awarded $59M to repair 19 T-64 engines from H-53 fleet

General Electric, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $59,599,950 requirements contract for the repair of 19 T-64 engine (CH53D/E and MH53E helicopters) components, spare parts, manufacturing, engineering, and technical support to the Fleet Readiness Center East, Cherry Point, N.C., with a goal of improving monthly output.  Work will be performed in Cherry Point, N.C. (90… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Jul-11

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General Electric awarded $17M to overhaul 150 T700 engines

General Electric awarded $17M to overhaul 150 T700 engines

General Electric Engine Services, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded on April 20 a $17,687,460 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the overhaul of 30 T700-GE-700 and 120 T700-ge-701C/D turbine engine cold section modules applicable to the UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters.  Work will be performed in Arkansas City, Kan., with an estimated… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 25-Apr-11

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GE Aviation breaks ground for new $51M R&D base in Ohio

GE Aviation breaks ground for new $51M R&D base in Ohio

GE Aviation broke ground today on its new Electrical Power Integrated Systems Research and Development Center (EPISCENTER) on the University of Dayton campus in Dayton, Ohio. The $51 million center will be built on about eight acres on the University of Dayton’s campus on River Park Drive. “GE’s new R & D center will be… Read more »

Source: GEAE, 21-Apr-11

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General Electric awarded $10M delivery order for CH-53 engine reliability program

General Electric awarded $10M delivery order for CH-53 engine reliability program

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $9,949,990 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0007) for the procurement of 59 PPC109 kits for the Engine Reliability Improvement Program in support of the CH-53 Program.  Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass. (87 percent), and Madisonville, Ky. (13 percent), and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Apr-11

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GE awarded $13M contract modification to engine repair contract for UH-1Y and AH-1Z

GE awarded $13M contract modification to engine repair contract for UH-1Y and AH-1Z

General Electric Engine Services, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, is being awarded a $13,783,020 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-09-D-0008) for the repair of 15 T700-GE-401 engines and 36 T700-GE-401C engines for the AH-1Z and UH-1Y H-1 helicopters.  Work will be performed in Winfield, Kan., and is expected to be completed in February 2012. … Read more »

Source: US DoD, 16-Feb-11

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General Electric continues development of CH-53K engine

General Electric continues development of CH-53K engine

GE completed its First Engine to Test phase for the GE38-1B in May 2010. This program focused on operability testing for stall margins, engine vibration, and FADEC functions. GE collected data on more than 600 parameters during the FETT phase. The GE38 features a more rugged compressor designed to icrease durability, while being resistant to… Read more »

19-Jan-11

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HAL confronts Turbomeca over Shakti development costs

HAL confronts Turbomeca over Shakti development costs

An outraged HAL board, having decided against paying so much to Turbomeca, has approached other engine-makers — including General Electric, Honeywell, Rolls-Royce, and Pratt & Whitney — for an engine for the LuH.

Source: Business Standard, 01-Jul-10

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GE redesigns engine for Canadian H-92s

GE redesigns engine for Canadian H-92s

Sikorsky spokesperson Marianne Heffernan said “”GE is developing the new CT7-8A7 engine using their in house funds” – the previous plans were for the CT7-8A1 engine, but the new one will reportedly produce 100 more horsepower.

Source: Winnipeg Free Press, 24-May-10

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CH-53K delay will not hold up GE38 engine programme

CH-53K delay will not hold up GE38 engine programme

Entry into service for the US Marine Corps’ Sikorsky CH-53K has been delayed by three years until fiscal year 2018, but the 7,500shp-class General Electric GE38-1 engine will arrive on schedule, programme officials say.

Source: FlightGlobal, 13-May-10

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GE awarded $9M contract for upgrade of 20 T700 engines

GE awarded $9M contract for upgrade of 20 T700 engines

General Electric Engine Services, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded on April 30, 2010 a $9,196,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the overhaul and upgrade of 20 Y700-GE-701C turbine engines to the T700-GE-701D configuration applicable to the UH-60 Blackhawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters. The National Stock Numbers are 2840-01-284-4011 and 2840-01-503-1701. Work is to be performed in Arkansas… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 11-May-10

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Heavy Lift Helicopter Community Celebrates Propulsion First

The CH-53K’s engine, the GE38, took center stage at a ceremony held at General Electric in Lynn, Mass., last week.

Source: Rotorhub, 31-Jul-09

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Modified Boeing Chinook Mk3 Successfully Completes First Test Flight

Source: Boeing, 10-Jul-09

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First engine starts tests, but CH-53K faces new delays

Source: Flightglobal, 10-Jul-09

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GE Aviation supports the adoption of WiTNESSS with its wireless sensor technology

Source: Vertical, 29-May-09

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Boeing nearing flight tests for all-new AH-64 engine

Source: Flightglobal, 14-May-09

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