GKN Aerospace has announced at the Farnborough Airshow that it has entered into a Joint Technology Development Programme (JTDP) with GE Aviation to collaborate in the development and maturation of open fan architecture for the CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) technology demonstration programme. RISE was launched by CFM (GE Aviation and Safran) in 2021.
GKN Aerospace will partner in the demonstrator programme through the injection of its latest technologies, component design and production of hardware adapted to support the programme targets, as well as the validation plan for the programme. The GKN Aerospace team is currently working with GE Aviation to define the detailed schedules. GKN Aerospace’s involvement in this important programme reinforces the company’s commitment to sustainability.