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Safran Aircraft Engines
CFM International is a joint venture between GE Aviation, a division of General Electric of the United States and Safran Aircraft Engines (formerly known as Snecma), a division of Safran of France. The joint venture was formed to build and support the CFM56 series of turbofan engine.
The names of CFM International and the CFM56 product line are derived from the two parent companies’ commercial engine designations: GE's CF6 and Snecma's M56.
There were 13,700 engines in backlog. 30,700 engines have been delivered to more than 570 operators. In 2016 CFM delivered 1,665 CFM56 and 77 LEAP, and booked 2,677 orders : 876 CFM56 and 1,801 LEAP for $36 billion U.S. at list price. CFM will produce more than 2,000 LEAP engines per year by 2020. LEAP backlog is at more than 12,200 for more than $170 billion U.S. at list price.
- Gunston, Bill (2006). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines, 5th Edition. Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England, UK: Sutton Publishing Limited. ISBN 0-7509-4479-X.
- Official site
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