Leap-1B For 737 MAX Begins Key Flight Tests

Credit: CFM
LOS ANGELES — CFM International has begun flight-testing the Leap-1B engine for the Boeing 737 MAX, laying the foundation for the start of flight trials of the new Boeing airliner in 2016. The engine — which flew for 5.5 hr. in the No. 2 position on General Electric’s 747-100 flying testbed at...

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