Company Watch - General Electric.Mar 5, 2007
Boeing announced the conclusion of its deal with TAM for four 777-300ERs plus four purchase rights. The carrier already has taken delivery this month of two of three leased Boeing/McDonnell Douglas MD-11s that it will use on transatlantic operations until the General Electric GE90-115B-powered -300ERs arrive next year. Feb 27, 2007
General Electric conducted the first test of the GEnx-1B on its 747 flying testbed last week in California. The aircraft flew for 3 hr. and climbed to more than 43,000 ft. in order to establish a performance baseline for future testing. "The engine performed extremely well. . .Today's flight puts us another step closer to certification later this year. . .for the Boeing 787," GEnx GM Tom Brisken v. 1. to become brisk.
Verb 1. brisken - become brisk; "business brisked up"
brisk, brisk up
accelerate, quicken, speed up, speed - move faster; "The car accelerated" said. The 747 testbed was modified last month to manage the electrical load If an electric circuit has a well-defined output terminal, the circuit connected to this terminal (or its input impedance) is the load. (The term 'load' may also refer to the power consumed by a circuit; that topic is not discussed here. from the engine's two starter-generators and to provide power required for both electrical ground and air starts. Approximately three flights per week are scheduled over the next three months. Certification is slated for September. Feb 27, 2007
Qantas Group selected the General Electric GEnx The General Electric GEnx (General Electric Next-generation) is an advanced turbofan under development by GE-Aviation for the Boeing 787. After the initial unveiling, GE Aviation decided to also offer the engine for the original Airbus A350, but not the to power its fleet of up to 115 787s. CFO See Chief Financial Officer. Peter Gregg Peter Gregg is the name of two notable people:
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