As it reaches its 10-year revenue service anniversary, GE has reported that its GEnx engine recently achieved outstanding endurance test results, completing over 3,000 cycles of dust ingestion testing in a simulated severe environment using a specialized dust ingestion rig. The dust endurance testing is part of GE Aviation’s continued investment in the next generation of technology for the engine line. The endurance tests validated several hardware improvements, including an improved combustor deflector and redesigned high pressure turbine stage 1 blade. “We are taking GEnx durability to the next level,” said GEnx General Manager David Kircher. “I’m confident, and the
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