Fan Tests Could Yield Leap Engine Improvements

CFM International is hopeful that promising tests of its composite fan case and fan blades for the Leap engine family could yield efficiency improvements for the turbofan. The results of module testing have been “really impressive” and CFM is now examining whether it can simplify the existing...

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