GE Aviation said final assembly is well underway on the first full GE9X engine that will test in the first half of 2016, four years before the GE9X engine enters service on a Boeing 777X aircraft. “Assembly of the first full GE9X engine is on track and coming together very nicely,” GE Aviation general manager-GE90/GE9X engine program Bill Millhaem said. “The first engine to test (FETT) wraps up the extensive technology maturation program for the GE9X engine program, which ...

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