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 ...
CFM International reduced production of the LEAP-1B for the 737 MAX, in favor of the LEAP-1A for the Airbus A320neo, but is prepared to meet demand for both aircraft. Boeing did not publicly say how long the suspension would last. The last pre-suspension fuselages entered final assembly in early January 2020.
- January 29, 2016
- 627 delivered as of November 2021[update]
- 1,139 cu.ft / 32.3 m 3