A CFM56-7B aircraft engine from a Boeing 737 stands on assembly stands in a maintenance hangar at MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg.
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General Electric‘s aviation unit and its joint venture partner Safran of France on Monday said they are developing new airplane engines that aim to cut emissions by more than a fifth of today’s levels.
GE Aviation and Safran together produce some of the most commonly used aircraft engines under their CFM joint venture. Together they launched a new program, called CFM Rise, that will develop and test new technology that could enter service in the mid-2030s, the companies said.
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