Paris Air Show

Paris 2011: Safran and Comac Form Joint Venture for C919 Wiring

 - June 23, 2011, 2:20 AM

Safran’s Labinal and Comac have established a Shanghai-based joint venture known as Shanghai Saifei Aviation Ewis Manufacturing, with Comac taking a 51-percent share. A signing ceremony at the Paris Air Show this week formally created the new company, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding in February. The new venture specializes in electrical wiring interconnection systems, which it is providing for the Comac C-919 airliner. Safran has been selected to supply the C-919’s propulsion system.