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Daily Archives: May 3, 2013

CFM LEAP-1B engine for Boeing 737 MAX completes design freeze.

by Devesh Agarwal Image courtesy Wikipedia CFM International announced that it has completed design freeze, i.e. freezing the design and engine configuration, for the LEAP-1B, the exclusive engine for the Boeing 737 MAX. LEAP is an acronym for “Leading Edge Aviation Propulsion”. The company expects the first full engine to test by mid 2014. CFM International, is a 50/50 joint …

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Japan Airines’ plans for re-induction of the 787 Dreamliner and fleet re-deployment globally

JAL 787 at New Delhi prior to grounding The Japan Airlines (JAL) Group has announced its plans for flights and a phased re-introduction of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in to service around June 1, 2013. The airline has set up a 787 dedicated micro-site on its website to explain the 787 fixes. A new daily 787 non-stop service between Tokyo …

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