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Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC) has announced its selection of CFM56-5B engines to power 25 new Airbus A320 family aircraft. The firm engine order is valued at $500 million U.S. at list price and deliveries are scheduled between 2014 and 2016.
GE Aviation, Hamble has achieved a major program milestone with the delivery of its initial production wing fixed trailing edge components for the first A350 XWB to fly - 'MSN001.' The first A350 XWB-MSN001 is now structurally complete and is currently undergoing ground testing in Toulouse.
GE Aviation is assembling the first Passport development engine for the Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft. Testing of the engine is scheduled for the second quarter of this year.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) in now operating the first of a planned fleet of 1,440 CFM56-2 engines (military designation F108) upgraded as part of the CFM Performance Upgrade Program (C-PUP). The engines power the USAF fleet of KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft and the program is expected to be completed over the next 12 years.
GE Aviation has named RUAG Aviation as an authorized service center for GE's CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series. Under this agreement, RUAG Aviation can perform engine line maintenance, as well as provide OnPointSM solution agreement and warranty support and facilitate access to both GE parts and technical support.
GE Aviation, LAN Peru, Peru's air navigation service provider CORPAC and regulator DGAC received the IHS Jane's ATC Environment Award for the Green Skies of Peru project during the CANSO ATM dinner.
GE Aviation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Aldus Aviation Limited to develop a lessor-oriented CF34-8E and CF34-10E support package.
GE Aviation and SeaCast, Inc. have established a 50/50 joint venture, Montana Precision Products, to produce jet engine components at SeaCast's facility in Butte, Montana.
GE announced today that it has agreed to purchase the aviation business of Avio S.p.A., an Italy-based manufacturer of aviation propulsion components and systems for civil and military aircraft, for $4.3 billion U.S. (€3.3 billion).
GE Aviation has named MNG Jet as an authorized service center for GE's CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series.