Leap Forward

Norris, Guy
June 2011
Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/20/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 22, p41
Trade Publication
The article discusses orders for the Leap engine, an aircraft engine to be used in the Airbus A320NEO (new engine option), which will be announced by the engine company CFM International. The PW1100G geared turbofan engine, designed by Pratt & Whitney, has already been launched on the A320NEO. Tom Brisken, a manager at CFM, talks about the decision to redesign Leap with a larger fan and Leap program director Ron Klapproth discusses core runs which will evaluate the system.


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