Tag: LEAP

Safran to Support Indian Aviation With a New Plant

Reading Time: 1 minute Safran Aircraft Engines announced the plan to set up a new plant in India to produce parts for the LEAP engine from CFM International. Engines manufacturer sees this step as a significant investment in a rapidly developing Indian aviation. According to Safran’s statement, the company is determined to invest 36 million euros in a new […]

CFM Logs Over 3,300 Engine Orders in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Orders for CFM International’s two product lines again achieved near-record levels in 2018, with the company booking orders for a total of 3,337 engines, including 126 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 3,211 LEAP engines (including commitments and spares). Since receiving the first orders in 2011, CFM has garnered more than 17,275 total LEAP […]

General Electric Expands Footprint in Malaysia with Aviation

Reading Time: 2 minutes GE Chairman & CEO John Flannery reaffirmed the company’s continued commitment to Malaysia with a major US$80 million investment in GE Aviation’s Malaysian engine services facility. GE also announced the establishment of the Global IT Service Desk, located at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. GE Aviation’s Malaysian engine services facility will enter into a long-term tenancy agreement with Impeccable […]

AFI KLM E&M Gains FAA Approval For LEAP Maintenance

Reading Time: 1 minute MRO gains Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to carry out all types of on-wing/on-site maintenance activities. AFI KLM E&M received approval from the Federal Aviation Authority on 28 May, clearing it to carry out on-wing/on site work on LEAP-type engines from today. The MRO Group has thus passed a new milestone in the industrialization and […]

LEAP Engine Recognized With Silver Edison Award

Reading Time: 1 minute The leading-edge technology of CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine was recognized with the Silver award in the Transportation & Logistics – Engine Enhancements category at the 2018 Edison Awards™. “We are extremely pleased with the caliber of the entries this year. Our judges had an incredibly tough job selecting the winners,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive […]

Russia to Produce LEAP Powerplant Components from 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian aero-engine specialist UEC Saturn in 2018 will launch production of components for CFM International LEAP powerplants, which are intended for new-generation Airbus, Boeing, and COMAC narrowbody airliners. As follows from the company’s quarterly report, its division involved in the manufacture of blades for the SaM146 engine (the one powering the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional […]

CFM To Add 800 Engines To Production Plan

Reading Time: 2 minutes CFM to add 800 engines to production plan driven by increased orders for Airbus, Boeing and COMAC aircraft, CFM International plans to add an extra 800 CFM56 and LEAP engines to its already bulging production plan between 2018 and 2020. The GE Aviation-Safran joint venture company already expects to deliver 1,900 engines this year, the […]