GE Aviation will sponsor the EAA Aviation Learning Center as well as the World Symposium on Electric Aircraft this year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Each day during AirVenture 2010, GE Aviation along with Aviall will present themed forums at the Aviation Learning Center on topics such as safety and airframes, motors and fuel cells, advanced batteries and controls, as well as regulations in the field of aviation. The week will conclude with working sessions on Saturday, July 31.
The symposium, also sponsored by GE Aviation, will take place Friday, July 30, and will feature several industry leaders discussing electric propulsion aircraft. In an open forum format, the speakers will discuss the future for this rapidly growing flight segment that is attracting the attention of scientists, engineers, manufacturers and investors.
"GE Aviation's sponsorship is very significant to the flying community," said Ron Wagner, EAA manager of field relations. "When a corporation such as GE sponsors this venue, it demonstrates how much support and how strong of potential electric flight has in the field of aviation."
GE Aviation is the world's leading producer of large and small jet engines for commercial and military aircraft. Through technological excellence and extensive research and development, GE Aviation lays the foundation of innovation in aviation.
For more information, visit www.geaviation.com.