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GE Aviation to develop new compact engine core with NASA HyTEC award

GE Aviation to develop new compact engine core with NASA HyTEC awardGE Aviation to develop new compact engine core with NASA HyTEC award As part of GE Aviation’s pursuit to develop technologies for more sustainable commercial flight, the jet engine maker is partnering with NASA to research advanced engine cores for single-aisle aircraft. As part of NASA’s Hybrid Thermally Efficient Core (HyTEC) project, GE Aviation has been awarded multiple cost-share contracts for engine core development valued at more than $20 million when including both NASA and GE investments. Plans are to ground test a new compact engine core by the mid-2020s. GE Aviation will test and mature compact jet engine core designs, including compressor, combustor and high-pressure turbine technologies to improve thermal efficiency.

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