Feb 20, 2019 · The CFM International LEAP is a high-bypass turbofan engine. It is produced by CFM International, a 50-50 Franco-American joint venture company between GE Aviation of the United States and Safran Aircraft Engines (formerly known as Snecma) of France. It is a modernized complement to the successful CFM56, intended to compete with the Pratt & Whitney PW1000G in the single-aisle jetliner market ...
This, combined with greatly decreased fuel consumption, permitted routine transatlantic flight by twin-engined airliners by the turn of the century, where before a similar journey would have required multiple fuel stops. The airport is used as an emergency diversion point for ETOPS operations. New proposed planes required higher thrust and customers wanted the Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 ...
Boeing 737 MAX The 737 MAX is a fourth-generation Boeing 737, re-engined with CFM LEAP-1B turbofans. Role Narrow-body jet airliner: National origin: United States Manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes: First flight January 29, 2016: Introduction May 22, 2017 with Malindo Air: Status In service Primary users Southwest Airlines American Airlines
- January 29, 2016
- 659 delivered as of December 2021[update]
- 1,139 cu.ft / 32.3 m 3