GE engineers: GE9X engine will burn 10% less fuel than GE90

05/29/2014 | KING-TV (Seattle)

General Electric engineers are modifying the GE90, the world's largest jet engine, to increase its diameter to more than 11 feet for the GE9X. The engines will be installed aboard the Boeing 777X, and will begin testing in 2016. "We're committing to a 10% fuel burn improvement on the GE9X," said Chuck Johnson, GE Aviation's program lead for the 9X.

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