The company also has a presence in Vandalia and Beavercreek.
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“Singapore Airlines’ order for 20 GE9X-powered 777-9 aircraft demonstrates the airline’s confidence in the new engine-aircraft combination,” Ted Ingling, GE9X general manager at GE Aviation said in a statement. “The new GE9X engine has performed flawlessly through initial testing.
“With more than 700 engines on order, it has become one of the fastest selling widebody engines for GE Aviation,” he added.
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The first GE9X engine completed testing in 2016 with flight-testing anticipated later this year, GE said. Certification is scheduled for 2018.
IHI Corporation, Safran Aircraft Engines, Safran Aero Boosters and MTU Aero Engines AG are participants in the GE9X engine program.