CAMX 2015: Mark Your Calendar for CAMX 2015 in Dallas

Composites Riding High in Commercial Aero Engines Composites debuted in a commercial aircraft engine 20 years ago when GE Aviation introduced the GE90, which featured first-of-its-kind carbon fiber fan blades. Since then, composites have steadily worked their way into more structures, including fan surrounds, nacelles and other components. Today, every major engine manufacturer uses composites to some extent, and almost …