1 March 2024

Image of Safran's new facility in Rennes, France © Safran

Safran to establish state-of-the-art facility in Brittany, France

Safran Aircraft Engines has unveiled plans to establish a cutting-edge foundry in Rennes, Brittany, France, dedicated to the production of turbine blades for its key engine programmes: the M88 in the defence sector and the CFM International LEAP in commercial aviation. The operations will be consolidated under the newly formed entity, Safran Turbine Airfoils, situated […]

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Bristow Group has selected Arrius 2B2 engines and an SBH® support contract for its new H135 fleet © Safran - Thomas Garza

Bristow Group selects Arrius 2B2 engines for H135 fleet

Bristow Group has signed a contract with Safran Helicopter Engines to power its new fleet of H135 helicopters with Arrius 2B2 engines. In-service support and MRO for these engines will be provided by an SBH® (support-by-the-hour) contract. At Heli-Expo 2024, Bristow announced the acquisition of five H135 helicopters (plus ten optional units). The engines will

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Out of the 17 P-8A Poseidon orders, 14 aircraft will go to Canada and three aircraft will go to Germany © Boeing

Boeing receives manufacturing order for 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a US$3.4 billion contract to begin manufacturing 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft, 14 for the Royal Canadian Air Force and three additional P-8s for the German Navy. In November 2023, Canada announced its decision to acquire the P-8A Poseidon to replace its current fleet of CP-140 Auroras. The first P-8A for Canada

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SAEL selects Acumen’s SPARTA asset management platform

SMBC Aero Engine Lease (SAEL) has opted for Acumen‘s SPARTA records data room, a centralised and secure online records management system (RMS) designed for the digitised storage, retrieval and collaboration of aircraft engine records. This choice aims to support SAEL’s extensive engine portfolio and future growth needs, making it the inaugural customer for SPARTA’s innovative

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Leonardo

Leonardo delivers another year of strong financial performance

Leonardo has delivered another year of strong financial performance, meeting or exceeding targets. Orders show continuous and structural growth, reaching close to the level of €18 billion (over €18.7 billion on a pro-forma basis consolidating Telespazio), with a strong performance in European electronics. The strong growth and positive commercial trend is even more relevant considering that

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