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2014-07-16 04:20:16

SHEFFIELD, England and RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson and Safran's leading aero engine company, Snecma, have today announced that they have signed a critical supplier contract worth over an estimated $200 million initially. The long term agreement secures the supply of Firth Rixson's closed die forged and seamless ring rotating components for the CFM International*LEAP-1A, LEAP-1B and LEAP-1C engine programs, from 2014 to 2023. Such LEAP engine...

2014-07-14 16:20:46

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that it recently delivered a state-of-the-art test system to French aircraft engine manufacturer Snecma (Safran). The test system is being used for highly complex testing and certification of fan blades made from advanced composite materials for the next-generation LEAP(TM) turbofan. The new engine...

2014-07-13 08:20:06

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business marked a major milestone today when it delivered its 10,000(th) set of inlet and fan cowls for a Next-Generation 737 to Boeing. The nacelle system components were delivered from their final assembly site, Aerostructures' Foley, Alabama, original equipment facility. The nacelle components will be installed on a CFM56-7 engine made by CFMI. The Aerostructures business began...

High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics
2014-04-24 03:43:12

Jim Banke, NASA [ Watch The Video: NASA Prepping HU 25C Guardian For ACCESS II Test Flights ] It's the season for sequels. Not only in Hollywood, but over the high desert of California as well. For the second time in as many years, NASA researchers beginning in early May will take to the skies with a DC-8 and other aircraft to conduct a series of flight tests designed to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines. And just...

2014-04-08 16:20:37

HAMBURG, Germany, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A symbolic first stone has just been placed for the new Aircelle (Safran) facility in Hamburg, Germany, which will assemble and deliver nacelles on Airbus A320neo jetliners equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A jet engines. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7140052-aircelle-begin-construction-facility-A320 Located at Hamburg Hausbruch, this 8,000-square-meter...

2014-03-27 04:20:08

Okinawa-based JAL Group airline to replace 737-400 fleet with Next-Generation 737-800s SEATTLE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Japan Transocean Air (JTA) announced the airline's selection of 12 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The selection, valued at $1.1 billion at list prices, will mark the start of the airline's fleet renewal program with the new airplanes scheduled to enter into service from 2016. As part of the agreement, JTA will have the flexibility to...

2013-05-15 23:00:56

Gift enhances Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering degree programs at the Prescott, Ariz., campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Snecma America Engine Services (SAMES) has donated five turbofan components from previously repaired engines to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz., The parts will be used for visual education purposes in the campus´s aerospace and mechanical engineering programs. The donated items, a fan...


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