PARIS—CFM Leap-1A engine deliveries for Airbus A320neo family aircraft are still 4-5 weeks behind schedule, Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin confirmed. Safran, which partners with GE Aviation in the CFM joint venture, is in the midst of a rapid Leap engine production ramp-up. But it has not managed to catch up with a delay that has its origin in early 2017, Petitcolin, speaking Feb. 27 at Safran’s annual press conference here, said. A quality issue with a low-pressure turbine ...


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