The CFM Leap 1B on the MAX 8.
The CFM Leap 1B on the MAX 8.

CFM adds LEAP-1A/B capability to Hyderabad training center

Engine manufacturer CFM has expanded the capability of it’s Hyderabad training center to include both the LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines. The training center provides courses in line maintenance and borescope inspection.

The LEAP-1A entered service in India with Air India in February 2017. The engine now powers 15 Air India and five Vistara A320neos. The LEAP-1B will enter service in India with Jet Airways on the 737MAX for which it is the exclusive engine.

Gaël Méheust, president and CEO, CFM International
“We built the Hyderabad CFM Training Center to fill a promise we made to our customers more than a decade ago and it has been a big success, To date, the Center has provided world-class line maintenance training for more than 1,300 students from airlines throughout the region.”

About Vedant Agarwal

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