PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Snecma Starts Assembly of First Silvercrest - The New-generation Business Jet Engine - EBACE - Snecma (Safran group) announced at the 12th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition - Snecma.fr
Snecma Starts Assembly of First Silvercrest - The New-generation Business Jet Engine

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Geneva, Switzerland, 2012/05/14 - EBACE - Snecma (Safran group) announced at the 12th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition - Snecma.fr. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Aviation/Aerospace Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Snecma announced today at the 12th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition – EBACE – that it had passed a major milestone for its new-generation Silvercrest business jet engine, starting assembly of the first complete engine, in preparation for the first ground test.

After kicking off full scale engine development in the third quarter of 2010, Snecma has now completed the design phase, in line with its development schedule. All parts for the first test engine (FETT) are now ready or in production. This first complete Silvercrest engine is being assembled and will start ground tests this summer, followed by flight tests slated for the first half of 2013.

The new Silvercrest bizjet engine features highly innovative technologies drawn from Snecma’s advanced research programs, and also incorporates feedback from the company’s vast operating experience as engine supplier for mainline and regional jets. "Our new engine uses the latest 3D aero design techniques," notes Laurence Finet, General Manager Silvercrest Program, at Snecma. "It is based on a new-generation compressor with four axial stages using blisks and one centrifugal stage, a low-emissions combustor and a single-stage high-pressure turbine with single-crystal blades. The wide-chord fan blades are designed for very high efficiency and excellent resistance to foreign object damage. At the same time, it offers outstanding fuel efficiency and maintainability, with advanced health monitoring functions."

The Silvercrest engine family covers a thrust range from 9,500 to 12,000 pounds. It will deliver unrivaled performance in the business jet market, with ambitious objectives including a 15% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, NOx emissions 50% under the current CAEP/6 standard and a 50% reduction in the noise footprint. Based on these specifications, the Silvercrest family is the perfect engine for all corporate jets in the super-midsize, large and long-range classes.

"The launch of the Silvercrest engine is a strategic move for our company," said Pierre Fabre, Chairman and CEO of Snecma. "We are firmly convinced that our innovative technologies and proven expertise in commercial airplane powerplants will deliver a major breakthrough in business jet propulsion for all stakeholders, from aircraft manufacturers to owners, operators and pilots”.

Snecma (Safran group) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aircraft and space engines, with a wide range of propulsion systems on offer. The company designs and builds commercial aircraft engines - including the CFM56 world leader and the new-advanced turbofan LEAP* - that are powerful, reliable, economical and environmentally friendly, along with military aircraft engines that have always delivered world-class performance. Snecma (snecma.fr) also develops and produces propulsion systems and equipment for launch vehicles and satellites. EngineLife®, a new brand for Snecma’s service business, offers a complete range of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to airlines, armed forces and operators.

*CFM56 and LEAP engines are produced and marketed by CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran group, France) and GE (USA).

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Aviation/Aerospace Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Aviation/Aerospace articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Snecma Starts Assembly of First Silvercrest - The New-generation Business Jet Engine

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

Safran Group | Snecma
Publisher Contact: Antoinette Menard - Snecma.fr 
+33(0)1 69 87 09 28 antoinette.menard[.]snecma.fr
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Safran Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Aviation/Aerospace via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Safran Group / Company Profile


Read Aviation/Aerospace Most Recent Related Newswires:

Embraer Delivers its 1,300th E-Jet to Tianjin Airlines
Thales Alenia Space and SENER Begin their Business Alliance in Optical Payloads for Space Missions
Saab and Embraer Inaugurate the Gripen Design and Development Network in Brazil
AMES Launches New Nacelle and Aerostructure Repair, Overhaul Services Capabilities
Leonardo - SW-4 ‘Solo' Rotary Wing Unmanned Air Vehicle and Advanced Airborne Sensors at Unmanned Warrior 2016
Embraer Signs Agreements with United Airlines and Republic Airways
GE Assigned Maintenance Role for Systems on F-35 Aircraft in Australia
Frost & Sullivan Commends Airbus DS Communications for Adding High Value to the NG911 Market with its VESTA® Solution Suite
Thales Alenia Space Completes the Acquisition of RUAG’s Opto-electronics Business Line
Thales to Equip Avionics Systems on China Southern Newest Boeing 737 Fleet
Thales to Equip Avionics Systems on 180 Newest China Eastern Single Aisle Boeing and Airbus
Leonardo Wins Contract in China to Provide Air Traffic Control Radars
Safran's Silvercrest Engine Selected by Cessna to Power its New Citation Hemisphere Large-cabin Business Jet
Leonardo Announces Contract with Airbus for the New A321 Fuselage
Thales will Provide AVANT IFE Solution for Emirates Boeing 777X Fleet

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  Triggr & Bloom





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)