GE Aviation has successfully completed one-third of the 25 major test campaigns required for certification of the GE9X, and is on track to certify the engine next year. GE9X will power Boeing’s new 777X aircraft. “We’re really hitting our stride with the program, and I am very pleased with progress toward certification,” said GE9X General Manager Ted Ingling. “The engine is meeting all its performance objectives with no significant findings, which shows the value of the most extensive technology maturation ever on a GE engine program.” Completed tests include crosswind operability, high-pressure turbine stress, icing, emissions, water ingestion and the
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