GE9X: The world’s biggest fan of ice

Following the first full GE9X engine test in 2016, GE Aviation used the same engine at its Peebles Test Operation for preliminary icing tests through the bitter cold of this past winter.

In total, the first GE9X engine accumulated 335 hours and 375 cycles of tests.

The GE9X certification program begins in May 2017 with the second engine test.



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