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  • CFM starts Leap-1A flight tests


    CFM International has begun flight tests of its new Leap-1A engine destined for the Airbus A320neo narrowbody, the GE Aviation-Snecma joint venture has confirmed.


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  • CFM revamps Leap assembly ahead of ramp-up


    ​As pressure grows to raise already peak production rates for single-aisle aircraft, CFM International has decided to...


  • Safran ready to support A320 rate increase


    ​Airbus engine supplier Safran believes current demand for narrowbody aircraft justifies a further increase in ...


  • Egyptian air strikes target IS in Libya


    ​The Egyptian air force has conducted air strikes against Islamic State militants in Libya, in retaliation to the...


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  • CFM revamps Leap assembly ahead of ramp-up

    News | 10 Mar 2015 00:32 | Stephen Trimble

    ​As pressure grows to raise already peak production rates for single-aisle aircraft, CFM International has decided to roll out two major upgrades to the production system for the Leap engine series.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-revamps-Leap-assembly-ahead-of-ramp-up-409940/
  • ANALYSIS: GE's growth at Peebles shows scale of ambitions

    News | 04 Mar 2015 14:20 | Dominic Perry

    ​Drive west from Cincinnati along Ohio state highway 32 towards Virginia and the roads get progressively emptier. Small towns hunker down in the frigid Midwestern winter landscape, dots of colour in a sea of rolling brown hills. The further west you get, the deeper into Amish country you are - signs warn of the likelihood of encountering slow-moving buggies ahead. But, in contrast, every now and then flashing orange lights strobe along the oncoming carriageway as a huge tractor-trailer rig approaches, wide load sign displayed on its nose. Tucked behind in the well of the low-loader trailer is a tarpaulin-wrapped shape, despite the covers it is unmistakeably a large jet engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-GEs-growth-at-Peebles-shows-scale-of-ambitions-409238/
  • Safran ready to support A320 rate increase

    News | 26 Feb 2015 06:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Airbus engine supplier Safran believes current demand for narrowbody aircraft justifies a further increase in production of the A320 family to 50 per month within a few years, even as the supply chain transitions to a new model at the same time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Safran-ready-to-support-A320-rate-increase-409442/
  • ​UAC eyes competitive upgrades for Superjet

    News | 19 Feb 2015 13:05 | Greg Waldron

    Russia's United Aircraft is working to improve the competitiveness of the Sukhoi Superjet 100, having embarked on aerodynamic improvements and a weight-reduction campaign.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UAC-eyes-competitive-upgrades-for-Superjet-409237/
  • Egyptian air strikes target IS in Libya

    News | 16 Feb 2015 14:34 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Egyptian air force has conducted air strikes against Islamic State militants in Libya, in retaliation to the killing of 21 Egyptians that extremists associated with the terrorist group claim to have carried out.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Egyptian-air-strikes-target-IS-in-Libya-409097/
  • CFM names new executive vice-president

    News | 05 Feb 2015 15:58

    ​CFM International has named François Bastin as one of two executive vice-presidents, replacing Cédric Goubet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-names-new-executive-vice-president-408747/