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GE awarded $131M for T700 components across US Navy H-60 and USMC AH-1 fleets

GE awarded $131M for T700 components across US Navy H-60 and USMC AH-1 fleets

11-Oct-2021Source: US DoD

General Electric Aviation, Lynn, Massachusetts, is awarded a not-to-exceed $131,600,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery, performance-based logistics requirements contract for the repair, upgrade or replacement; inventory management; and required supply response times of two T-700 engine components in support of the Navy’s H-60 Seahawk and the Marine Corp’s AH-1 Cobra helicopters. The contract will include a five-year... Read more

GE to supply engines for Transcend Air VTOL

GE to supply engines for Transcend Air VTOL

13-Aug-2021Source: Transcend Air Corporation

Transcend Air Corporation announced an agreement with GE Aviation to develop and certify a custom variant of GE’s class-leading CT7-8 turboshaft helicopter engine to power the Vy 400 High Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL) aircraft. “We have optimized the Vy 400 design to shatter the current time/cost barriers for regional city-to-city travel,” said Gregory... Read more

Asia Pacific Aerospace Extends its T700 MRO Provider Agreement with GE Aviation

Asia Pacific Aerospace Extends its T700 MRO Provider Agreement with GE Aviation

24-Nov-2020Source: Asia Pacific Aerospace

Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA) continues to be GE Aviation’s only maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for T700 customers in the Asia-Pacific. The five-year extension to its T700 MRO provider agreement with the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) affirms APA is the best-placed organisation to supply T700 MRO services in the Asia-Pacific region. Following the signing... Read more

Uber Elevate teams with GE Aviation for flight data monitoring

Uber Elevate teams with GE Aviation for flight data monitoring

21-Oct-2020Source: GE Aviation

Uber Elevate selected GE Aviation’s Digital Group as an ecosystem partner for their aerial ridesharing program. The initial phase of this program will develop requirements for a flight data monitoring program to support electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles on the Uber platform. “This partnership will help expand our digital innovation as the travel... Read more

GE T901 engine ahead of schedule

GE T901 engine ahead of schedule

13-Oct-2020Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation, in cooperation with the United States Army, successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) in July for the T901-GE-900, GE’s next-generation engine that will power a large portion of the Army’s rotorcraft fleet for decades to come. In 2019, the U.S. Army selected GE Aviation’s T901 engine for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development... Read more

Morocco picks GE T700-701D engine for AH-64E fleet

Morocco picks GE T700-701D engine for AH-64E fleet

31-Jul-2020Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation’s T700 turboshaft engine has been chosen by the Kingdom of Morocco to power its new Defense fleet of Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters. Morocco will acquire 48 T700—701D engines and two spares as part of a recent contract announcement for 24 Apache helicopters. The T700/CT7 family of turboshaft and turboprop engines power 15... Read more

GE Aviation selected by Bell Textron for Aircraft Health Awareness System

GE Aviation selected by Bell Textron for Aircraft Health Awareness System

25-Jun-2020Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation was selected by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, to provide the Aircraft Health Awareness System as part of Team Invictus for the Bell 360 Invictus competitive prototype, a part of the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. The health awareness system integrates decades of GE’s proven health... Read more

GE awarded $180 million contract to support T700 engines

GE awarded $180 million contract to support T700 engines

24-Jun-2020Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation has been awarded a five-year, $180 million contract by the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to repair and overhaul T700 rotorcraft engines in support of the U.S. Navy’s MH-60 Seahawk, and the U.S. Marine Corps’ AH-1Z Viper and Bell UH-1Y Venom/Huey helicopters. “GE is grateful for the opportunity to provide... Read more

GE partners with Hybrid Project for high-endurance VTOL UAV

GE partners with Hybrid Project for high-endurance VTOL UAV

11-Nov-2019Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation announced a teaming agreement with Hybrid Project to provide a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) UAV designed for high endurance commercial applications at scale. Flight testing will commence in Q4 this year with commercial availability targeted for Q1 2020. The agreement enables Hybrid Project’s 35-pound hybrid-powered SuperVolo VTOL UAV with a full stack... Read more

US Army selects GE’s T901 engine

US Army selects GE’s T901 engine

5-Feb-2019Source: GE Aviation

The U.S. Army has selected GE Aviation’s T901-GE-900 engine for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), the U.S. Army’s endeavor to re-engine its Boeing AH-64 Apaches and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks. “We are honored to be chosen by the Army to continue powering their Black Hawks and Apaches for... Read more

Columbia Helicopters to become the Total Logistics Support provider for GE Aviation

Columbia Helicopters to become the Total Logistics Support provider for GE Aviation

17-Apr-2018Source: Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters, Inc. (Columbia) and GE Aviation (GE) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement whereby Columbia Helicopters will become the Total Logistics Support provider for all operators and maintainers of T58 and CT58 engines with the sole exception being the T58-400B engine model used for executive transport by the US Government.... Read more

MTU Aero, Sikorsky to jointly bid for German helicopter contract

MTU Aero, Sikorsky to jointly bid for German helicopter contract

8-Mar-2018Source: MTU

Germany’s leading engine manufacturer and U.S.-based helicop-ter manufacturer Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company have jointly entered into an agree-ment for MTU to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines for the German Air Force with new heavy lift helicopters to replace its aging CH-53G fleet of aircraft. Sikorsky, MTU Aero Engines and GE Aviation... Read more

Vector Aerospace certified by GE Aviation as Authorized Service Provider for T700

Vector Aerospace certified by GE Aviation as Authorized Service Provider for T700

8-Mar-2017Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today its appointment by GE Aviation as an Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Provider for GE T700 Engines.  This approval extends Vector’s 18-year association with GE on the T700 family, which is supported from Vector’s Helicopter Services –... Read more

HeliOffshore partners with GE to deliver global Safety Data Management System

HeliOffshore partners with GE to deliver global Safety Data Management System

7-Mar-2017Source: HeliOffshore

HeliOffshore and GE Aviation have signed an agreement to develop and implement digital solutions for a global safety data management system for the offshore helicopter industry.  The system will be deployed in phases beginning this year. This effort will bring together GE’s extensive data and analytics technology and expertise with HeliOffshore’s safety leadership to provide deeper... Read more

GE begins testing first full engine in FATE program

GE begins testing first full engine in FATE program

7-Oct-2016Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation successfully began testing the first full engine in the Future Affordable Turbine Engine (FATE) program under a cooperative agreement between GE and the US Army.  The engine is designed to meet a series of aggressive goals including a 35% reduction in specific fuel consumption, 80% improvement in power-to-weight, 20% improvement in design life... Read more

GE wins deal worth up to $2 billion for engines for Taiwan, others

GE wins deal worth up to $2 billion for engines for Taiwan, others

11-May-2015Source: Business Insider

General Electric Co has won a five-year contract valued at up to $2 billion to supply helicopter engines to the government of Taiwan and support a number of U.S. military services, the Defense Department said on Friday. See Full Story... Read more

US Army Selects GE for Engine Controls Technology Development

US Army Selects GE for Engine Controls Technology Development

7-Apr-2015Source: GE Aviation

The U.S. Army selected GE Aviation to perform conceptual design and trade analysis on the Rotorcraft Advanced Engine Integrated Controls System (RAEICS) program. The 24-month project will develop a conceptual design of an advanced engine control system to enable innovative, high performance propulsion capabilities for Future Vertical Lift (FVL) platforms. RAEICS will assess innovative engine... Read more

CHC appoints new CEO

CHC appoints new CEO

9-Feb-2015Source: CHC

CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI), the parent company of CHC Helicopter, announced that the board of directors has appointed Karl Fessenden chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors effective Feb. 9, replacing William Amelio, who will be leaving the company. Mr. Fessenden joins CHC from GE, where over his 20-year career at... Read more

GE Aviation to supply HUMS for AC313 fleet

GE Aviation to supply HUMS for AC313 fleet

9-Jan-2015Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation has been selected by Guangzhou Hangxin Company/AVICopter to provide the Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) for their AC313 helicopter fleet in China. “GE will provide comprehensive on-board and ground support analysis capabilities for the aircraft build, certification and in-service requirements,” said Alan Caslavka, president of Avionics & Digital Systems for GE Aviation.... Read more

T64-GE-419 engines to power Bell V-280 Valor Demonstrator

T64-GE-419 engines to power Bell V-280 Valor Demonstrator

14-Oct-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today GE Aviation’s T64-GE-419 engine will power the Bell V-280 Valor demonstrator aircraft. The Bell V-280 Valor program has been selected to advance to build and fly an aircraft within the Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) initiative. JMR-TD is intended to reduce risk and inform... Read more

Barco joins with GE Aviation to develop future helicopter displays

Barco joins with GE Aviation to develop future helicopter displays

16-Jul-2014Source: Barco

GE Aviation and Barco’s Defence & Aerospace division have signed an MOU for collaboration in the development of a new family of open system cockpit display products, targeted at display and avionic system applications for helicopters. “This collaboration builds upon our experience with Barco in this sector and our successful delivery of cockpit display systems... Read more

GE issues CH-53K engine test status update

GE issues CH-53K engine test status update

29-Aug-2012

GE reports that four GE38 turboshaft engines in support of Sikorsky Aircraft’s CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter program under development for the U.S. Marine Corps, continue to demonstrate maturity and durable operating capabilities during testing at GE’s Lynn, Massachusetts, facility as well as MTU’s Munich, Germany, facility. A fifth factory test engine will join the program later... Read more

GE Announces Industry’s First Proven Web-based HUMS utilizing Advanced Anomaly Detection technology

GE Announces Industry’s First Proven Web-based HUMS utilizing Advanced Anomaly Detection technology

23-Apr-2010Source: GE Aviation

GE Aviation recently announced the launch of the first proven web-based health and usage monitoring system utilizing GE Advanced Anomaly Detection (AAD) technology. The system is introduced with AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, on the AW139 to further enhance its global Customer Support Services. “This application of our Advanced Anomaly Detection technology brings about one of... Read more

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