First Production CFM Leap 1B Engines Enter Predelivery Testing

Credit: CFM
The quiet atmosphere and open spaces of General Electric’s newly opened facility—dedicated to CFM Leap assembly—at Lafayette, Indiana, belie the massive scale of the industrial buildup about to burst forth as engine production accelerates for both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX. Although...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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