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Safran’s ENGINeUS™ electric motors will fly on the VoltAero Cassio 1 hybrid-electric testbed aircraft

NBAA-BACE Conference & Exhibition, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – October 23, 2019 Safran Electrical & Power’s ENGINeUS™ smart electric motors will begin flying in November 2019 on the testbed for VoltAero’s Cassio hybrid-electric general aviation aircraft. Two ENGINeUS™ 45 motor versions will be installed in forward-facing positions on the wings of VoltAero’s Cassio 1 testbed… Read More ›

Dassault Aviation chooses Snecma’s Silvercrest® engine to power new Falcon 5X business jet.

Dassault Aviation announced that it has chosen the latest-generation Silvercrest® turbofan from Snecma (Safran) to power its new business jet, the Falcon 5X, unveiled at the NBAA business aviation trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Falcon 5X is a twin-engine business jet featuring a large cabin and long range (5,200 nautical miles at Mach… Read More ›

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty signs services contracts with Cathay Pacific and Dragonair until 2024.

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) has recently signed agreements with Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair for the provision of landing gear restoration and support services for the two airlines’ A330/A340 fleets. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty’s MRO division in Singapore first overhauled Cathay Pacific’s A330/A340 landing gears in 2002. The new agreement will extend the relationship to 2024. Paul Clifford, Managing Director… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Safran agree transfer of RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Turbomeca.

Rolls-Royce announced that it has reached agreement to sell its shareholding and interest in the RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Turbomeca (a Safran company).  Rolls-Royce’s 50 per cent interest in the engine programme will be progressively transferred to Turbomeca, which will then hold 100 per cent of the RTM322 programme. Rolls-Royce will receive a cash consideration of… Read More ›

Morpho’s Itemiser DX Desktop Explosives Trace Detector Certified for Use at Airports in France.

Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, Inc., today announced its Itemiser® DX desktop explosives trace detection (ETD) system has been certified by the Service Technique de l’Aviation Civile*. (STAC) in France. As a result of this certification, the sixth by a global regulatory agency, Itemiser DX is now available to quickly and accurately screen… Read More ›

2012 another great year for CFM as LEAP engine orders soar.

* Orders valued at $23.5 billion U.S. at list price * Production reaches historic high with nearly 1,420 engines produced. WEST CHESTER, Ohio. — 11 February 2013 — 2012 proved to be another outstanding year for CFM International (CFM) with the company logging orders for 898 commercial, military and spare CFM56 engines and firm orders and commitments… Read More ›

Safran and Honeywell Aerospace to present on electric green taxiing system.

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) and Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) are hosting a presentation on Nov. 28, 2012, dedicated to the electric green taxiing system (EGTS). KLM as a leading European Airline will participate with a presentation on it’s interest in electric taxi. Organized by the Airports Council International (ACI), the presentation takes place at… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Snecma to initiate joint combat engine studies.

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and Snecma (Safran Group) have signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to undertake studies into the next generation of UK and French combat aircraft engines, through their 50:50Rolls-Royce Snecma Ltd joint venture, established in 2001.   Rolls-Royce and Snecma have also announced that they have signed… Read More ›

Cessna selects Snecma’s new Silvercrest engine to power the Citation Longitude.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that it has selected the new-generation Silvercrest engine from Snecma (Safrangroup)topower its new Citation Longitude business jet. The Citation Longitude is a super mid-size business jet with a maximum cruise speed of 490 knots (907.4 km/h). It will have an intercontinental range of 4,000 nautical miles… Read More ›

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