langue fr GE Aviation - 05/08/2021

CF6 engines: 50 years in 50 seconds

Fifty years ago, the CF6 engine thrust GE Aviation into the commercial aviation business when it entered service installed on the McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10. On August 5, 2021, GE Aviation celebrates five decades of revenue service for what has become GEs most successful widebody commercial aircraft engine program to date.

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