To fly a fast jet you need a lot of thrust. The General Electric F110-GE-129 certainly provides that: At its peak output, it generates over 29,000 pounds of force.
When a jetliner’s engine explodes moments before take off, people ask questions. Now, less than a week after that very thing happened to a British Airways 777, answers are starting to emerge—and they’re scary. (See update below.)
3D printing has just reached another major milestone as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has officially approved GE’s T25 as the first 3D printed part cleared for use on a commercial jet engine.
Don Wetzel is 83-years-old now, but back when he was 35, he made history with General Electric by setting a speed record for trains using a pair of jet engines salvaged from a bomber. The M-497 is still America's fastest train.
[Saturday is National Train Day, but GE is celebrating early with a trip to the archives to uncover these photos of the Jet Train. In 1966, a team led by railroad engineer Don Wetzel bolted a pair of GE jet engines to the roof of a train, took it to a straight section of Ohio track and set a North American rail speed…
Crowdsourced carmaker Local Motors, makers of the 100 percent bonkers Rally Fighter you see above, just teamed up with GE Appliances, maker of... appliances. Clearly, your kitchen is about to get way more badass.
Ships today—even the massive likes of the Emma Maersk and Marco Polo—just aren't big enough to handle the demands of globalized trade. So to quickly and safely build the next generation of super-sized LNG tankers and container vessels, China's Dalian shipyard relies on GE's staggeringly-huge, laser-guided Goliath…
Years before Lucasfilm created the AT-AT and Boston Dynamic's Big Dog terrified the world, the US Army was working with General Electric on the "Walking Truck" project, basically a large walker which was controlled by a lever-pushing operator.
Cinematographers for GE captured airplanes landing in a precisely orchestrated order using the company's new Required Navigation Performance (RNP) system and combined them in one shot. It's like watching the game Flight Control in real life, but with more accuracy.
GE's pocket-protector brigade's unveiled a new flying hot rod to replace Santa's aging sleigh this Christmas. The imaginary goodies include a 500GB holographic storage drive for nice and naughty list organization, a snow-shedding paint job, and a gift tracking system.
Made a fortune by selling decadent Americans lead-tainted toys and bootlegged DVDs? This Geely GE is the ride for you; doubling a Phantom's luxury by offering half the seating capacity for less money.
Even though this news is almost two months old, it's interesting to see GE bringing good things to life, namely giant mining trucks which improve upon the previously standard diesel-electric powertrain — especially in light of Friday's news of Chrysler tying up with Thomas Edison's conglomerate. These Goliaths of the…
GE's looking to play with some new hybrid battery technology in the automotive space, so what better man for them to reach out to than former GE executive Bob "The Builder" Nardelli — the current CEO of Chrysler? That's exactly who the company all about the light bulbs and bringing good things to life is reaching out…