CFM Begins First Leap Engine Flight Tests

LOS ANGELES— The first version of CFM’s new generation Leap engine family entered flight testing on Oct. 6, when the Leap-1C variant completed its initial aeromechanical evaluation at Victorville, Calif., on General Electric’s Boeing 747 flying testbed. The internal mechanics of the Leap-1C are...

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