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  Engine Alliance GP7200 Achieves FAA Certification
The engine is initially certified at 76,500 pounds of thrust and has the capability to produce over 81,500 pounds with the same bill of material.
During its certification program the engine was tested at thrust levels in excess of 94,000 pounds.
The Engine Alliance is a 50/50 joint venture of General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies company (NYSE: UTX).
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-04-2006/0004242369&EDATE=   (429 words)

 Engine Alliance GP7200 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Engine Alliance GP7200 is a new turbofan jet engine that will incorporate state-of-the-art advanced technologies of proven wide-body products from the world's No.1 and No.3 aero-engine manufacturers: GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt and Whitney.
The competing Trent 900, from Rolls-Royce was named as the lead engine for the then-named A3XX in 1996 and was initially selected by almost all A380 customers.
Ground testing of the engine began in April 2004, and is expected to join the A380 flight test programme the following year.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Engine_Alliance_GP7200   (209 words)

 Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance, or GEMA, is a manufacturing arm of Global Engine Alliance LLC, which is a joint venture of DaimlerChrysler, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, and Hyundai Motor Company for developing a line of shared engines.
Chrysler intends to use the 2.0 L 150 hp GEMA engine as the base engine, in the United States, in its new Caliber, which is a replacement for the Neon (on September 20, 2005, Chrysler announced it was ending production of the Neon).
The larger 2.4 L 170 hp GEMA variant will probably also become the base engine in the next-generation of the Stratus/Sebring, since the current generation Stratus and Sebring use an existing 2.4 L displacement engine as their base engine offering.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Global_Engine_Manufacturing_Alliance   (494 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Conn. / Pratt destroys blades in successful engine test
GE, Pratt's partner in the Engine Alliance that's building the Airbus engine, is conducting its own tests, said Deb Case, a spokeswoman for GE in Cincinnati.
Pratt's test of the engine as it made 3,000 revolutions a minute was recorded by instruments and two dozen cameras, with the fastest taking photos at a rate of 10,000 frames a second.
During the test, one of the engine's 116-inch diameter fan blades was blown out from the fan hub by an explosive charge as the engine ran at maximum speed equal to more than 82,000 pounds of thrust.
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2004/11/21/pratt_destroys_blades_in_successful_engine_test   (682 words)

 Alliance for Health, Safety & Wellness
Presently the engine is housed at the Upper Craig Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Catawba, Virginia.
In addition, the fire engine can be requested for use at special events such as fairs, picnics, parades, and birthday parties.
Debra insisted on purchasing the fire engine after reviewing specifications and pictures of the truck; however, she died of complications from breast cancer the day after the purchase and regretfully never saw its arrival in Salem.
www.adjustyourself.com /alliance   (522 words)

 Engine Alliance -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Engine Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture between (additional info and facts about General Electric) General Electric and (additional info and facts about Pratt & Whitney) Pratt & Whitney, was formed in August 1996 to develop, manufacture, sell, and support a family of modern technology engines for new high-capacity, long-range aircraft.
The main application for such an engine, the (additional info and facts about GP7200) GP7200, was originally the (additional info and facts about Boeing 747) Boeing 747-500/600X projects, before these were cancelled owing to lack of demand from airlines.
In that market it is competing with the (additional info and facts about Rolls-Royce Trent 900) Rolls-Royce Trent 900, the launch engine for the aircraft.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/en/engine_alliance.htm   (143 words)

 Welcome to Farnborough 2002: GP7200 to close gap in A380 engine race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Engine Alliance president Lloyd Thompson told Aviation International News that it has now begun preliminary engine design on the GP7200 and expects to complete this stage of the development by November before moving onto detailed design work.
The first full engine test is scheduled for April 2004, with an initial flight on GE’s Boeing 747 testbed aircraft set for September of that year en route to certifying the powerplant to U.S. and European standards in July 2005.
Engine Alliance is marking its sixth anniversary this year, having been formed in 1996 to respond to the powerplant requirements of the now-defunct 747-500/600 program and with a view to building on solutions developed by both the main partners for the 777.
www.ainonline.com /Publications/farn/farn_02/farn_02d1_gp7200pg75.html   (863 words)

 NASCAR.com - Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance (GEMA) South Plant Celebrates Job One - October 13, 2006
Engine idle smoothness is improved through the dual VVT technology and the flow control valve manifold.
These engines are targeted to raise the efficiency by five percent over the engines they displace.
The Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance and the DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund are contributors to the Dundee community, and support area activities including the Dundee Firefighters Association, the Dundee Food Service Fund, the Dundee Veterans Memorial, the Mayfly Music Festival and the River Raisin Jazz Festival in nearby Monroe.
www.nascar.com /2006/news/business/press/10/13/7283059/index.html   (1034 words)

 Thirty Thousand Feet - Aircraft Engines and Nacelles
The Engine Alliance A 50/50 joint venture between GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt and Whitney to develop, manufacture, sell, and support engines for high-capacity, long-range aircraft.
GE Honda Aero Engines LLC This joint venture between General Electric Co. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is pursuing the launch of Honda's HF118 turbofan engine in the light business jet market.
The Aircraft Engine Historical Society A non-profit educational and historical society, open to the public, which fosters an appreciation of the people, art, and science associated with aircraft engine development, manufacture, and use.
www.thirtythousandfeet.com /engoems.htm   (1083 words)

 Pratt & Whitney - News - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The GP7200 series engine is also the highest-thrust engine ordered for the A380, rated at 76,500 pounds take-off thrust to support A380 freighter payload and range requirements.
The Engine Alliance is certifying a GP7200 version at 81,500 pounds take-off thrust to provide thrust margin for potential aircraft growth.
The first full engine test is planned for March 2004, and joint certification by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European Joint Airworthiness Authorities is expected in July 2005.
www.pratt-whitney.com /pr_0724022.asp   (348 words)

 Goodrich - Farnborough International 2006
Engine Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt and Whitney, selected Goodrich's Toulouse team to perform the final assembly and engine build-up of its GP7200 engine for the Airbus A380 in 2004.
The Engine Alliance ships the engine to Toulouse in a split ship configuration - fan case and propulsor separated.
In addition, Goodrich installs engine build-up kits consisting of the: pneumatics and starter systems; hydraulic and fuel systems; pylon drain; fire extinguisher; and several electrical harnesses are also installed, including the Variable Frequency Generator (VFG) harness.
www.goodrich.com /Farnborough/GP7200Engine.html   (958 words)

 Farnborough: Engine Alliance studying rival GP7000 to Rolls-Royce's Trent planned powerplant for Airbus A350 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Engine Alliance believes its GP7000 engine is largely compatible with the requirements of the two smaller variants of the revamped Airbus A350 XWB, but further evaluation is needed to meet the requirements of the larger variant, the A350-1000.
Finger declines to disclose whether Engine Alliance has been approached by Airbus over developing a powerplant for the revamped A350 family, but notes the joint venture is “in discussions” with the European manufacturer.
It is going to have another engine and we are in discussions with different manufacturers and engine alliances,” said Airbus chief operating officer John Leahy.
www.flightglobal.com /articles/2006/07/18/207937/farnborough-engine-alliance-studying-rival-gp7000-to-rolls-royces-trent-planned-powerplant-for.html   (808 words)

 GE - Aviation: GP7000
The Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Pratt and Whitney, was formed in August 1996 to develop, manufacture, sell, and support a family of modern technology engines for new high-capacity, long-range aircraft.
In 1965, GE was awarded the contract to develop the engines for the USAF's Lockheed C-5A "Galaxy" transport.
The engine will be offered with two ratings appropriate for the various A380 configurations and take-off weights: GP7270 for the 560 tonne variant, and GP7277 for the 590 tonne A380-800 freighter.
www.geae.com /engines/commercial/gp7000   (360 words)

 AeroWorldNet(tm) - GE-Pratt & Whitney Engine Alliance For A3XX Gets EC Approval [September 20, 1999]
The European Commission formally approved the engine alliance between General Electric and Pratt & Whitney in a move that clears the use of their jointly developed engine on the proposed A3XX.
The alliance between the two rival engine manufacturers was formed in 1996, with its goal being to develop an engine to power either the superjumbo A3XX by Airbus or an extended-size Boeing 747 derivative.
GE Aircraft Engines is responsible for the engine core, which consists of the high pressure compressor, high pressure turbine and combustor.
www.aeroworldnet.com /2in09209.htm   (204 words)

 Farnborough 2004: Engine Alliance sets new goals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The General Electric/Pratt and Whitney Engine Alliance has unveiled a new logo at Farnborough establishing a “separate, distinct brand identity” for the partnership and it is talking openly about possible future programs beyond the GP7200 for the Airbus A380 and future versions of the Boeing 747.
The two companies went their own ways on offering an engine for the Boeing 7E7, a decision that was to leave PandW out of the program altogether when its proposal for a brand-new power plant was rejected in favor of the derivative solutions put forward by GE and Rolls-Royce.
The engine is due to fly on GE’s Boeing 747 flying test bed in the fall.
www.ainonline.com /Publications/farn/farn_04/d2alliancep2.html   (550 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Emirates signs $1.5bn engine deal
The engine contract is one of the first to be awarded for the A380, a wide-bodied jet currently awaiting delivery to half-a-dozen airlines.
The alliance is in direct competition with Rolls-Royce, the only other firm capable of making engines for the A380.
Rolls-Royce has supplied engines to Emirates in the past, but also missed out on an earlier order for A380 engines, which went to Engine Alliance.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/3299605.stm   (208 words)

 Engine alliance gets FedEx contract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Federal Express has ordered engines from the GE-P&W Engine Alliance to power 10 of the freighter versions of the Airbus A380 superjumbo jet.
The alliance was created by GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt & Whitney to develop the GP7200 engine.
The alliance has won 42 firm orders from three customers, including the freighter version orders.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2002/07/27/fin_engine_alliance_gets.html   (105 words)

 Quote-Engine - Alliance and Leicester Launches New Mortgage Deals
Alliance & Leicester has launched a new range of mortgages, which is available immediately and includes:
Alliance & Leicester is the first lender to re-price its five year fixed rate mortgage at under five per cent.
Alliance & Leicester also have a great personal loan rate available at the moment, at just 5.9% APR for loans between £5,000 and £15,000.
www.quote-engine.com /halifax-mortgage-deals.html   (357 words)

 GEAE-Pratt alliance revving up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The 2-year-old partnership of GE Aircraft Engines and rival Pratt & Whitney has agreed to develop a jet engine for Airbus Industrie's proposed superjumbo jetliner.
The Engine Alliance, as the GE-Pratt venture is known, has been a partnership without a plane since Boeing dropped plans to build a 747 jumbo jet in early 1997.
She said GE will be responsible for the engine's core, including high-pressure compressor, combustor and high-pressure turbine.
www.enquirer.com /editions/1998/05/29/bus_alliance29.html   (525 words)

 Airbus A380 Engine in C-2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Engine Alliance is a 50-50 joint venture of General Electric Company and Pratt and Whitney.
The engine was instrumented with more than 4,200 channels to gather information during the test, as compared to around 2,000 channels on the Pratt and Whitney PW4000 engine series.
The GP7200, manufactured, under the GE/Pratt and Whitney Alliance, is one of the engines being developed for the AirBus Industries A380.
www.arnold.af.mil /aedc/highmach/2004/sept23/AirbusA380.htm   (456 words)

 MENAFN - Middle East North Africa . Financial Network News: Engine Alliance orders for 200 GP 7200 engines/ Dubai
DUBAI - Engine Alliance, a 50-50 joint venture between GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt & Whitney, has captured more than 50 per cent of the announced engine orders for the Airbus A380 that will carry the biggest payload in aviation history and has an initial target range of 7,650 to 8,000 nautical miles.
The first is scheduled for delivery in 2006 and Engine Alliance is now awaiting an engine decision for the additional 21 A380 aircraft that Emirates has since ordered.
Engine Alliance was formed in August 1996 to develop, manufacture, sell, and support a family of modern technology engines for the new high-capacity, long-range aircraft.
www.menafn.com /qn_news_story_s.asp?StoryId=35638   (279 words)

 DaimlerChrysler - Home - Top Stories - DaimlerChrysler, Hyundai, and Mitsubishi Motors to Form Global Engine Allia
The engines will be used in future generations of vehicles of the Chrysler Group, Mitsubishi Motors, and Hyundai Motor.
The engine will be a state-of-the-art aluminium engine with displacements of 1.8, 2.0 and 2.4 liters in the range of 120 to 165 horsepower.
Each company will produce the engine for its own vehicles with the total production of engines expected to approach 1.5 million units annually, making this engine one of the most utilized in the industry.
www.daimlerchrysler.com /dccom/0,,0-5-8786-1-9426-1-0-0-0-0-0-8-7165-0-0-0-0-0-0-0,00.html   (469 words)

 General Electric : Emirates Selects GE-PW Engine Alliance to Power 23 A380 Jumbo Jets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The contract award calls for the GE-PW Engine Alliance to supply 92 installed and 9 spare GP7200 engines to power a fleet of 21 A380s purchased by Emirates, as well as two A380 aircraft leased from International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC).
The GP7200 engine is the best-selling engine for the A380, having been selected for 67 aircraft on firm order of the 110 aircraft ordered with engines specified.
Created in 1996, the Engine Alliance is a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt & Whitney to develop, manufacture, sell, and support a family of engines for the new class of high-capacity, long-range aircraft such as the A380.
www.ge.com /stories/en/20085.html   (582 words)

For the whole of its four year history the Alliance team has wondered if it was an exercise in fiction, creating paper engines for paper airplanes.
The Alliance has agreed with Airbus to build in growth potential to 80,000 lbs for future, heavier aircraft.
It is a little lighter than the Airbus engine, with a three-stage low pressure compressor and a four stage low pressure turbine, one fewer in each than for the A3XX.
www.aviationweek.com /shownews/00farn1/newsmk03.htm   (648 words)

The release said the engines will be used in future generations of vehicles of the Chrysler Group, Mitsubishi Motors and Hyundai Motor.
The car makers say the product of their alliance will be a state-of-the-art aluminium engine with displacements of 1.8, 2.0 and 2.4 litres and power figures ranging from 90kW to 123kW.
First production of engines by Hyundai is expected by March 2004, with Chrysler and Mitsubishi engine production planned to start in 2005 and 2006 respectively.
www.drive.com.au /editorial/PrintArticle.aspx?id=3297   (460 words)

 Laturbo Aviation And Aerospace Directory - Engine Alliance A380
The A380 MSN9 with registration number F-WWEA, is powered by four Engine Alliance GP7200 engines, which have the capability of delivering a thrust up to 81,500 pounds (37 tonnes) each.
The A380 airframe and engines are the world’s most advanced using the latest generation materials and systems to significantly reduce weight and boost performance and economy.
With 159 firm orders from a total of 16 customers, the first of the Engine Alliance GP7200 powered A380’s marks another milestone in what is destined to become the flagship commercial aircraft of the 21st century.
www.laturbo.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=325&Itemid=2   (383 words)

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