GE adaptive engine for F-35 finishes

WASHINGTON — On Monday, General Electric Aviation and the U.S. The second adaptive engine from the company

which the Air Force believes the military will use for the F-35 jet, has completed testing and is now prepared to enter the engineering and manufacturing development stage.

At the Arnold Engineering Development Complex on Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee,

GE started testing the prototype XA100, which is what the military has chosen among its available options for the Adaptive Engine Transition Program,

 GE stated that this was the second phase of testing for the engine and was intended to more accurately assess outcomes

more exactly mimic flying conditions than the first round of tests at GE's Evendale, Ohio, site in 2021.

In a press release on Monday, GE stated that the conclusion of testing at the

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