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  • ​ANALYSIS: How CFM powered its way to market leader

    News | 30 Sep 2014 12:19 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Three decades ago, when CFM International was preparing to debut its new CFM56 engine on the re-engined McDonnell Douglas DC-8 Series 70, the engine market for commercial jets was a simple three-way affair.
  • ANALYSIS: From vision to world's most successful commercial engine: 40 years of CFM

    News | 29 Sep 2014 11:07 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It began with a casual encounter in Paris and has flourished into a 40-year marriage with a prodigiously successful offspring. CFM International – the union between the USA’s General Electric and France’s Snecma – is heading towards production of its 30,000th engine. But the joint venture’s start, back in the 1970s, was stuttering. The first years of the transatlantic relationship were fraught with cultural and language challenges, questions over the structure of the enterprise, and concerns within the US administration over transfer of sensitive military technology.
  • AMES to open new hangar in May

    News | 06 Mar 2014 22:26 | Kristin Majcher

    ​Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) plans to open its new Wilmington, Ohio widebody maintenance hangar in May, says Joe Hete, chief executive of the facility’s parent, Air Transport Services Group.
  • ​ANALYSIS: The evolution of airliner insurance deductibles

    News | 31 Jan 2014 10:00 | Paul Hayes

    In airline all-risk hull and legal liability insurance policies, it is normal for standard “hull deductibles” to be used – if one of the aircraft insured under the policy is damaged, then the insured (the airline) will be responsible for paying the first part of the loss, the “hull deductible”. However, it is usual that, if the loss is settled as a total loss or constructive total loss, then the deductible will not apply and insurers will pay the full agreed value. Hull war policies do not have hull deductibles.
  • ​NASA and DLR plan biofuel test flights in May

    News | 23 Jan 2014 17:55

    NASA and Germany’s aerospace research centre DLR are to undertake joint test flights to evaluate the environmental impact of different biofuel blends.
  • IN FOCUS Heroic failures: 11 aircraft that should have flown high but never quite took off

    News | 10 Dec 2013 13:32 | Stephen Trimble

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