As CFM prepared to update future operators of its new Leap engine at the Dubai air show, the first engine to run was being prepared for a series of grueling icing tests in Manitoba, Canada. The Leap-1A engine, which ran for the first time on Sept. 4 at General Electric's Peebles, Ohio test site, is set to undertake cold weather evaluation in the run up to follow-on certification. The engine is destined for the re-engined Airbus A320neo, which will enter in service in 2016. The ...


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