CFM International is moving into the full-scale test phase of its LEAP-X engine project and adding more new technologies in an effort to devise a design suitable for the requirements of next-generation narrow-body aircraft. Drawing on the GE90 and GEnx and CFM’s own LEAP 56 engine research project, the GE-Safran joint venture kicked off LEAP-X last summer with the aim of permitting certification of an all-new 10:1 bypass-ratio-class powerplant by 2016 (AW&ST July 21, 2008, p. 39). GE ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Full LEAP-X Engine Demonstrator on Track To Run in 2012".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.