Testing the GE9X, World’s Largest Jet Engine, Built with #3DPrinted Fuel Nozzle @ge_reports
This engine is, quite easily, bigger than my apartment! Congrats to the GE Aviation team for a successful test operation.
The engine also includes 16 fourth-generation carbon-fiber fan blades at the front of the engine that feed air into an 11-stage high-pressure compressor with a 27:1 pressure ratio, which also boosts the engine’s efficiency. No other commercial engine in service has a pressure ratio that’s higher.
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