CFM International said development on its next-generation LEAP-X1C engine, selected late last year to power Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China's 150-seat C919 slated to enter service in 2016, is progressing well with second-phase core testing underway and scheduled to conclude by mid-May. Executives from the GE Aviation/Snecma joint venture, briefing a small group of reporters including ATWOnline this week at GE Aviation's Cincinnati headquarters, expressed confidence that the ...

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