How the Lean Academy has been embraced and adopted across GE Aviation teams in Poland, bringing lean culture to the next level of improvement and involvement.
The engineer who in Avio Aero is leading the development of one of the most important projects in the European aviation industry tells why GE Catalyst is ready for defense applications.
An innovative assembly line for helicopter transmissions at the Rivalta factory offers ergonomic benefits for the operator and even more value for the final customer.
There is a spark that turns on the passion for technical-scientific disciplines and continues to shine in the eyes of those women committed to the industry of the future.
Inside one of Avio Aero's engine test cells, a special testing campaign helps improve the way airliners’ engines cope with the most extreme natural conditions.
Industrial processes existing since almost a century, restructured and renewed thanks to technology that improves results and sustainability: just like the 3D-printed sand cores.
Industrial transformation takes advantage of the lean philosophy to improve 360° manufacturing operations, from speed to reliability, quality, and, of course, safety.
At the Avio Aero plants, the digital transformation goes on and involves also the teams that guarantee the efficiency and performances of both production and machinery.
In modern factories, furniture and tooling must be functional and, at Avio Aero, are designed by professionals who are inspired even by the greatest inventors.
The evolution of drones knows no boundaries and is drawing more and more curious people, even from outside the aviation sector, while at the last airshow the new Falco Xplorer has been revealed.
In Avio Aero's laboratories, even electromagnetic tests are carried out to ensure and certify that no external field can alter the engine's performance.
A team of European brains is accompanying GE's new turboprop engine towards its first flight, through a myriad of testing sensors and cables, advanced test rooms and a digital twin.
Travelling from one city to another or crossing megalopolis thanks to artificial intelligence, electric propulsion and hybridization is not just Sci-Fi for aviation professionals.
Two engineers, both eager pilots, inside the test facility that allows the most realistic flight simulation for the Catalyst engine, applying real components and weather conditions.
It is not only a whole aero engine is tested, Aviation Industry demands that each and every single component passes the toughest tests to be allowed to fly.
A new form of Engineering-Manufacturing collaboration takes an attractive shape thanks to the design for additive, right where the second Avio Aero additive facility is going to open soon.
Capture and analyse the sounds coming from inside an aircraft engine thanks to refined sensors and advanced prognostics systems to make the future of flight even safer and more reliable.
Digital transformation involves the way people work, their professions, and even their work tools, both in offices and in factories.
A new technology is facilitating digital transformation in businesses and, despite sophisticated terms, it is much closer to our everyday lives than it seems.
Researchers at the Additive Repair Development Center in Bari are developing a second additive repair technique for aircraft engine turbines.
The Sangone Test Center, inside Mirafiori automotive kingdom, inaugurated two new test cells for engine modules powering A400M and Cessna Denali.
A new digital tool for one of the special processes performed at Rivalta allows operators, engineers and laboratory technicians to stay connected in daily work.
A new dedicated additive manufacturing facility in the south of Italy, it will build parts for the newly christened GE CatalystTM engine.
This isn’t another social network for industry, but rather a new tool on Avio Aero’s path towards digitalization.
Unique test environments where the main ATP engine modules, including their 3D printed parts, are tested in flight before the whole engine test.
In Polonia Aero's enormous testing laboratory, testing began on the turbine for the world’s largest commercial jet engine.
Welcome to Bielsko-Biala, the Polish facility which is going through a game-changing technological evolution.
The joint efforts of IT and production professionals have proven that it takes time to become an industry 4.0, with much experimentation, development and learning along the way.
One of the most ambitious and impressive research program for a green aero engine becomes reality with engine’s ground test running.
The advance of digitalization continues within Avio Aero’s factories, thanks to IT teams working in tandem with manufacturing specialists.
Take a look inside this factory 3D printing jet engine parts.
The first repair using groundbreaking additive techniques through a special gun has already been performed, inside a University Campus.
Smart glasses, experimentally developed inside the Avio Aero Services area, are opening a new chapter in the industrial digitalization.
Less complexity, costs, wasted material and noise, additive manufacturing in aviation and other industries is optimistically looking ahead to the future, counting on a present that already makes history.
Clean, efficient and robotized, the new lines for the LEAP program in Pomigliano and Bielsko-Biała are astonishing and they’re ready to face the challenge of a striking market demand.
The first additive repair techniques under development in Italy’s Apulia Region are already being adopted in the factory – such as in Brindisi, where one special machine does the job of three.
Work and industrial processes keep on transforming, as step by step the aviation industry becomes more and more intelligent.
There’s a special team working on our digital transformation and evolution, generating ideas and collecting data that will change the way we work.
How 3D printing and digital technologies are altering the face of aircraft engine manufacturing in Italy
The mechanical transmission for a revolutionary rotorcraft is our Engineers’ mission in relation to the most ambitious research project.
La test cell partenopea è pronta per accogliere diverse configurazioni motori grazie a un brillante restyling operativo e funzionale.
Avio Aero opened the first laboratory dedicated to the development of repair procedures for aviation engine components using additive technologies
The Avio Aero ‘Project Integrators’ pilot project is now fully operative also in Brindisi and Pomigliano.