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GE’s Catalyst Can Help Hybrid Planes Take Flight By Generating Up To 1 Megawatt

Hybrid planes are moving closer to takeoff. At the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh airshow Tuesday, GE Aviation said it signed a deal with XTI Aircraft Company to use GE’s Catalyst engine as the core of a new hybrid-electric propulsion system for a planned XTI business aircraft, the TriFan 600. It’s the first step in what GE

Boeing 777X’s Engine Is Officially Most Powerful in the World

Already wearing the crown for the world’s largest commercial jet engine, the GE9X to be fitted on the Boeing 777X is now recognized as being the world’s most powerful. American engine maker General Electric made the announcement, together with representatives from the Guinness Book of World Records. The announcement was made to coincide with the company’s 100-year anniversary

Jet Engines are Not the Only GE Tech Powering Boeing’s Latest Wide-Body Passenger Jet

The sleek, raptorlike wings with folding tips of Boeing’s new wide-body passenger jet, the 777X, are not the only departure from the earlier aircraft in the successful 777 series. The plane will be also packed with fancy avionics — touch-screen displays in the cockpit that make flying easier, cameras that help pilots navigate on the runway and advanced

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