Tag: LEAP-1B engine

Cayman Airways Takes Delivery of the First 737 MAX 8

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air Lease Corp. delivered the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways. The first 737 MAX to enter service in the Caribbean marks the beginning of the airline’s plans to modernize its fleet and expand its network. Cayman Airways plans to take delivery of four MAX 8 airplanes to replace its fleet of […]

LEAP-1B Engine Awarded Russian Type Certificate

Reading Time: 1 minute The CFM International LEAP-1B engine, which powers Boeing’s new 737MAX family of aircraft, has been awarded certification for operations in Russia. The milestone, which approves the certification of Boeing’s family of the re-engined narrow-body in Russia, is expected shortly and will pave the way for the upcoming first deliveries to Russian operators. The launch customer […]

Boeing Tests New, Larger 737 Max Aircraft at SRQ

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing is testing a new 737 Max aircraft at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport this week. The plane manufacturer began the low-altitude tests on the engine on Monday, according to airport operations manager Lionel Guilbert. The tests require a minimum 80-degree temperature. As long as weather is conducive to the tests, the aircraft will fly again […]