Tag: Safran

Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Safran announced a joint investment in Electric Power Systems (EPS), a company offering a suite of safe, certifiable and lightweight energy storage products that provide high-quality power for aerospace and other markets. The joint investment will help EPS develop a highly-automated industrial base capable of producing aviation-grade energy storage systems at an unprecedented […]

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 […]

Safran Contributes to Boeing ecoDemonstrator

Reading Time: 1 minute Safran Electrical & Power is proud to participate in the Boeing 2018 ecoDemonstrator, a campaign launched to improve commercial aviation’s environmental performance throughout an airplane’s lifecycle. After decades of successful partnership with Boeing on electrical wiring interconnection systems, Safran Electrical & Power is demonstrating its capabilities in power generation, distribution, electrical motors, and power electronics […]

Rolls-Royce, Safran JV Opens Poland ADT Facility

Reading Time: 1 minute Aero Gearbox International (AGI), a Rolls-Royce and Safran Transmission Systems joint venture set up in 2015, has opened a new 145,300 square feet facility in Poland to produce accessory drive trains (ADT) for all future Rolls-Royce commercial aircraft engines. Located in Ropczyce in the country’s south eastern region, AGI says it plans to take staff […]

China’s AC352 Completes First Flight With WZ16 Engine

Reading Time: 1 minute The first flight of the Avicopter AC352, powered with WZ16 engine, took place December 21, in Harbin. The AC352 is a new seven-ton, twin-engine, multi-purpose rotorcraft jointly developed by Avicopter and Airbus Helicopters. The WZ16 met all the performance targets set for this maiden flight. Known in the west as the Ardiden 3C, the engine […]

Safran Signs Contract to Support European NH90 Engines

Reading Time: 1 minute Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency), to support RTM322-powered NH90 helicopters operated by the French Army Light Aviation (ALAT) and French Navy. This contract also covers the NH90 operated by Belgian Army and Navy and the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces. This contract will cover 130 rotorcraft in […]

Safran and AFI KLM E&M to Create Joint Venture for Aircraft Engine Parts Repair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, at the Palais de l’Elysée in Paris, in the presence of the French President, Safran Aircraft Engines and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance signed a Memorandum of Understanding concerning the creation of a joint company dedicated to the repair of aircraft engine compressor blades. The new company’s business will specifically concern CFM56 […]