Snecma To Provide Full CFM56-5B Support for ACJs

 - December 28, 2010, 10:44 AM

Snecma and Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) signed an agreement for Snecma to provide full service support for the CFM International CFM56-5B turbofans that power the Airbus Corporate Jetliner series. Snecma builds the CFM56 engines in a 50/50 joint venture with General Electric. ACJC is responsible for outfitting and support of Airbus executive aircraft.

Snecma recently launched its EngineLife brand support service, under which it provides engine MRO services. Under the terms of the agreement with ACJC it will provide services such as engine condition monitoring, shop visits, foreign object debris protection, LRU pool access and repair and spare engine availability.