CFM International has delivered the first LEAP-1B engines to Boeing to power the 737 MAX. The first 737 MAX with mounted LEAP-1B engines is expected to be rolled out by Boeing in December, and the re-engined aircraft’s first flight is slated for early 2016. CFM EVP Allen Paxson said in a statement, “We have put this engine through thousands of test hours and cycles on the ground and in the air on our own 747 flying testbed and we are thrilled with the results we have ...

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