The “open rotor” engine that Safran is developing will power next-generation single-aisle jets. It leverages its revolutionary architecture to deliver ACARE1 fuel-consumption and CO2 emission goals, and is making progress fast. A jet engine that consumes 30% less fuel than today’s powerplants: that, in a nutshell, is the bold—but realistic—goal that Safran has set with […]
As planned, the first run of the Ardiden 3C helicopter engine, named WZ16 in China, jointly developed by Turbomeca (Safran) and AVIC Engine on an equally shared basis, was successfully achieved at Turbomeca Bordes (France) plant. This significant milestone confirms the good aeromechanical behavior and performances of this new generation engine and allows engagement in […]
The Vinci cryogenic engine by Safran is designed to power the upper stages on Ariane 5 ME* and the future Ariane 6. Jean-François Delange, who runs the Ariane development programs at the Snecma (Safran) Space Engines division, told us more. Jean-François Delange, Head of Ariane Development Programs at Snecma (Safran) | © Snecma What is […]
Aircelle (Safran) has developed new per-flight-hour* maintenance contracts guaranteeing total operational continuity for its nacelles. Rewarded by the 2013 Safran Innovation Award last April, this range of services enables airlines to increase their fleet’s availability. Maintenance operations that are only carried in the event of an incident will soon be a thing of the past […]
Sagem (Safran) has signed a contract with French defense procurement agency DGA for the development and production of a new version of the MPME (Module de Préparation de Missions) mission planning system for helicopter crews, to be deployed by the French army’s air arm (ALAT). The new version of the MPME system is designed to […]
Dzięki współpracy wielu firm, w tym firmy Safran Brazylia będzie miała zintegrowane centrum szkoleniowe.