The CFM International (CFMI) LEAP-1A-powered Airbus A320neo achieved first flight in France. The LEAP-1A is one of two engine choices on the re-engined Airbus narrowbody. The Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered A320neo achieved first flight in September 2014. The LEAP-1A-powered A320neo flew Tuesday from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport for 4 hr. and 25 min. “The engines performed extremely well throughout the flight envelope,” CFMI, a GE Aviation/Snecma joint venture, said in a ...

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