GE9X Engine Recognized With Thrust Record - Engine of the Boeing 777X
The GE9X engine for the Boeing 777X set a new Guinness World Records
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July 16, 2019 - by Eric Brothers for aerospacemanufacturinganddesign.com
The GE9X engine for the Boeing 777X set a new Guinness World Records title for thrust to become the most powerful commercial aircraft jet engine (test performance) after reaching 134,300 lb. This achievement breaks the record held by GE's GE90-11B engine of 127,900 lb set in 2002.
The new record occurred during an engineering test on Nov. 10, 2017 at GE's outdoor test facility in Peebles, Ohio. Guinness World Records acknowledged the feat at a ceremony at GE Aviation's Ohio headquarters as part of the company's 100-year celebration.
"The GE9X engine incorporates the most...