CFM combines the resources, engineering expertise and product support of two major aircraft engine manufacturers: Snecma (SAFRAN) of France, and GE of the U.S.
Truly a product of international cooperation, the CFM56 line of six engine models offers unparalleled reliability and cost of ownership. With a thrust range of 18,500 to 34,000 pounds, they're well-suited for many commercial and military aircraft.
CFM is not an acronym, so it doesn't stand for anything. The company (CFM), and product line (CFM56), got their names by a combination of the two parent companies' commercial engine designations: GE's CF6 and Snecma's M56.
Underlying CFM's rapid and hard-earned success is the ingenuity of its designers, engineers and product support personnel throughout the world. At CFM, our goal is to maintain the trust of airlines and airframers and contribute to the operational success of our customers. We do this by building remarkable engines and offering dedicated services.
CFM keeps the CFM56 family of engines the best in their class by infusing newly matured technology into the existing fleet. We're also anticipating tomorrow's industry needs with the advanced LEAP technology development program
The LEAP engine support network is starting to take shape. On 18th September, GE Aviation announced 80 million dollars worth of investment in Malaysia to host engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations at its GE Engine Services Malaysia (GEESM) centre, based in Subang. This decision...
• More than 385 aircraft in service• Surpassed 1.5 million engine flight hoursFARNBOROUGH — On July 13, 2008, CFM International's parent companies,...