Safran ‘Tailoring’ Silvercrest Engine To Cessna Hemisphere

PARIS—The Silvercrest turbofan, the recurrent problems of which caused Dassault to terminate the Falcon 5X business jet program, is now being tweaked to better meet the needs of its only remaining application, the wide-cabin Cessna Hemisphere. “We are talking to Cessna to tailor the engine, which...
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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