GE38

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

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

9-Aug-2011Source: General Electric

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

General Electric continues development of CH-53K engine

General Electric continues development of CH-53K engine

19-Jan-2011

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

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

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

13-May-2010Source: FlightGlobal

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.... Read more

Heavy Lift Helicopter Community Celebrates Propulsion First

Heavy Lift Helicopter Community Celebrates Propulsion First

31-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

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

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