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General Electric Aviation

 

General Electric

GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati. GE Aviation is among the top aircraft enginesuppliers, and offers engines for the majority of commercial aircraft. GE Aviation is part of the General Electric conglomerate, which is one of the world's largest corporations. The division operated under the name of General Electric Aircraft Engines or GEAE until September 2005.

GE Aviation's main competitors in the engine market are Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney. GE operates a joint venture with SNECMA of France,CFM International.

Engines produced:

 

Turbojets

  • J31 (I-A and I-16) (1942–45)

  • J33 (I-40), with later production by Allison (1945)

  • J35, with later production by Allison (1946)

  • J47 (1948)

  • J79/CJ805 (1955)

  • J85/CJ610 (1958)

Light and low-bypass turbofans

  • CF700

  • F101 (1970)

  • TF34/CF34 (1972)

  • F404 (1978)

  • F110 (1984)

  • F118 (1989)

  • YF120, cancelled, basis for F136 (1989)

  • CFE738, with Honeywell (1993)

  • F412 (canceled)

  • F414 (1995)

  • F136, with Rolls-Royce (canceled)

  • HF120, with Honda (2003)

High-bypass turbofans

  • TF39 (1968)

  • CF6 (1970)

  • TF34 (1972)

  • CFM56/F108, with Snecma (1982)

  • GE90 (1995)

  • GP7200, with Pratt & Whitney (2006)

  • GEnx (2007)

  • LEAP-X, with Snecma (2014 planned)

 

GE90

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GE90

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