CFM Leap-1A Airbus A320neo Makes First Flight

Credit: Airbus_P.Pigeyre

LOS ANGELES —Airbus flew the first CFM Leap-1A-powered A320neo at its facility in Toulouse, France on May 19, marking the start of an intense test and certification campaign due to culminate in a 2016 first-delivery date. The Leap-1A is one of three new-generation CFM engine variants under...

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