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Rajesh Venkat Subbu, Feng Xue, Mauricio Castillo Effen, Joel Kenneth Klooster, Joachim Karl Hochwarth, Sergio Torres, Weiwei Chen: Methods and systems for managing air traffic. General Electric Company, John P Darling, December 10, 2013: US08606491 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems suitable for negotiating air traffic trajectory modification requests received from multiple aircraft that each has trajectory parameters. The methods include transmitting from at least a first aircraft a first trajectory modification request to alter the altitude, speed and/or l ...


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Bernard Patrick Bewlay, Joan McKiever, Brian Michael Ellis, Nicholas Vincent McLasky: Ceramic core compositions, methods for making cores, methods for casting hollow titanium-containing articles, and hollow titanium-containing articles. General Electric Company, John P Darling, June 23, 2015: US09061350 (10 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates generally to core compositions and methods of molding and the articles so molded. More specifically, the disclosure relates to core compositions and methods for casting hollow titanium-containing articles, and the hollow titanium-containing articles so molded.


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Jianjun Guo, Naresh Kesavan Rao, John Eric Tkaczyk, Yanfeng Du, Naveen Chandra: Readout electronics for photon counting and energy discriminating detectors. General Electric Company, John P Darling, February 26, 2013: US08384038 (8 worldwide citation)

A data acquisition system includes a charge-sensitive amplifier (CSA) configured to receive a charge from an x-ray detector, the CSA includes a high-gain electronic voltage amplifier, an electrical energy storage device coupled with the amplifier, and an electrical resistor coupled with the amplifie ...


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Brian Chandler Barr, Brian David Keith, Gregory John Kajfasz: Scalloped surface turbine stage. General Electric Company, John P Darling, July 21, 2015: US09085985 (7 worldwide citation)

A turbine stage includes a row of airfoils joined to corresponding platforms to define flow passages therebetween. Each airfoil includes opposite pressure and suction sides and extends in chord between opposite leading and trailing edges. At least some of the platforms have a scalloped flow surface ...


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George Hanna Ghanime, Darren Lee Hallman, Christina Paige Twist: Journal bearing and method of facilitating hydrodynamic oil flow, load capacity and optimization of bearing performance. General Electric Company, John P Darling, February 25, 2014: US08657714 (6 worldwide citation)

A journal bearing for use in an epicyclical gearbox including a journal pin, a journal bearing body into which the journal pin is disposed and at least one lubricating fluid inlet. The lubricating fluid inlet is configured to provide for an input of a lubricating fluid in a loaded arc portion proxim ...


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Neelesh Nandkumar Sarawate, Victor John Morgan, David Wayne Weber: Layered seal for turbomachinery. General Electric Company, John P Darling, November 17, 2015: US09188228 (4 worldwide citation)

The present application provides seal assemblies for reducing leakages between adjacent components of turbomachinery. The seal assemblies may include outer shims, and at least a portion of the outer shims may be substantially impervious. At least one of the outer shims may be configured for sealing ...


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Hendrik Pieter Jacobus de Bock, Stanton Earl Weaver Jr, Raj Bahadur, Eric Ayres Browne, Gary Dwayne Mandrusiak: Electronic device cooling with microjet impingement and method of assembly. General Electric Company, John P Darling, December 16, 2014: US08912643 (4 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit device including a die with a substrate with a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface is provided. The die includes at least one circuit element positioned on the first surface. Formed on the second surface, is a wetting feature that includes an array of ...


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Sultan Shair, Julian Thomas O Flynn, Mathias Messmer, Frank Worthoff, Mile Ostojic, Mark E Vermilyea: Methods and systems for automated ply layup for composites. General Electric Company, John P Darling, September 9, 2014: US08826957 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for applying at least one ply onto a tool or an uncured composite layup disposed on the tool includes automatically controlling slidably removing at least one nonstick separator relative to the at least one ply positioned on the at least one nonstick separator to inhibit at least a portion ...


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Rahul Anil Bidkar, Neelesh Nandkumar Sarawate, Christopher Edward Wolfe, Eric John Ruggiero, Vivek Raja Raj Mohan: Film riding seals for rotary machines. General Electric Company, John P Darling, March 7, 2017: US09587746 (3 worldwide citation)

A seal assembly for a rotary machine is provided. The seal assembly includes multiple sealing device segments disposed circumferentially intermediate to a stationary housing and a rotor. Each of the segments includes a shoe plate with a forward-shoe section and an aft-shoe section having one or more ...


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Rahul Anil Bidkar, Massimiliano Cirri, Azam Mihir Thatte, John Robert Williams: Aerodynamic seals for rotary machine. General Electric Company, John P Darling, February 9, 2016: US09255642 (3 worldwide citation)

An aerodynamic seal assembly for a rotary machine includes multiple sealing device segments disposed circumferentially intermediate to a stationary housing and a rotor. Each of the segments includes a shoe plate with a forward-shoe section and an aft-shoe section having multiple labyrinth teeth ther ...