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General Electric Performs First Test GENx Engine  
User currently offlineSonic67 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 292 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 5 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2247 times:

General Electric started up the new generation GEnx turbofan for the first time on Sunday at its test site in Ohio and was getting close to max thrust during subsequent runs on Monday.The engine is scheduled to begin flight tests on the 787 around a year later.

I wonder how many hours they will test the engine and what types test they will perform? If this thread already exist please delete it.




http://www.flightglobal.com/Articles...+first+run+of+new+GENx+engine.html

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User currently onlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5652 posts, RR: 24
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2240 times:

Man oh Man, this sounds awesome, I cant wait to see what this'll look like on the 747 testbed!


Next trip: SLC-DEN-SLC-PHX-JFK-LAX-SLC with my wife and oldest daughter. F9 to and from DEN, US to JFK, AA 321 and CR7
User currently offlineSonic67 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 292 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2093 times:

RR also did their first test of the Trent 1000 engine on Feb 14th. I was not aware that the RR engine was to be the Launch engine I would have thought for sure the GE GENX would be.

Video of test:
http://www.rolls-royce.com/trent1000/default_flash.jsp


User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21505 posts, RR: 60
Reply 3, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

ANA is RR, and so likely will be the China planes, though i can't confirm that. ANA and China will get the first few planes, though JL will also get early jets and they are GE. QF haven't finalized their order, but I assume they would be RR as well, right?


Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
User currently onlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5652 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2044 times:

Wait, wasn't CO the N. American launch Customer? Or was it NW?


Next trip: SLC-DEN-SLC-PHX-JFK-LAX-SLC with my wife and oldest daughter. F9 to and from DEN, US to JFK, AA 321 and CR7
User currently offlineFlyDreamliner From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 2759 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2017 times:

I believe CO placed their orders first, but NW's delivery slots and entry into service are sooner - the 787s were a stand alone deal for NW, whereas the 787s were part of a bigger deal with CO (who, along with DL and AA- are abiding by exclusivity agreements with B)


"Let the world change you, and you can change the world"
User currently onlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5652 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1994 times:

Ahh, thats where I was messed up, lol


Next trip: SLC-DEN-SLC-PHX-JFK-LAX-SLC with my wife and oldest daughter. F9 to and from DEN, US to JFK, AA 321 and CR7
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