FAA Certifies Latest Performance Package For GE’s 787 Powerplant

By Guy Norris
Source: Aviation Daily

The PIP II package, which also included a higher rating of 78,000-lb.-thrust for the stretched 787-9, includes an effective increase in fan diameter of 0.5 in., optimized outlet guide vanes, a higher-flow low-pressure compressor, improved high-pressure compressor aerodynamics and durability improvements in the high-pressure turbine and combustor.


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