What is the area of 25 football fields and holds 3 of the largest autoclaves in the world? The new state of the art 777X Wing Center. Check out how big it really is.
GE Aviation is creating adjacent factories in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines. For more than 20 years, scientists at GE’s Global Research Centers and GE’s industrial businesses have worked to develop CMCs. In recent years, GE Aviation…
The amazing, glider-like wings of the Boeing 777X take carbon composites to a new level. Longer and more efficient, these revolutionary wings will change how we fly.