Safran’s Third Leap Fan Blade Factory Part Of CFM Ramp-Up

Credit: Scott Gable/CAPA Pictures/Safran
Safran Aircraft Engines and Albany International have inaugurated their third joint factory for CFM Leap engine fan blades, another step in CFM’s fast production ramp-up on the Leap program. The latest factory is in Querétaro, Mexico, and follows joint Leap factories opened by Safran and Albany in...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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