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An SAS A320 in Oslo. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

SAS, CFM Make Engine Agreement for Airbus A320neo Fleet

SAS has signed an engine purchase and services agreement with CFM. The agreement confirms the airline's use of LEAP-1A engines on its A320neo family. This comes as part of SAS' fleet upgrade program, which aims to improve efficiency and sustainability. The selection of CFM International's LEAP-1A covers the airline's fleet of 35 A320neos, ordered in 2018. The agreement also includes eight spare engines. SAS and CFM have also signed a Rate-Per-Flight-Hour (RPFH) support agreement to cover the new LEAP-1A engines,…

MIT Researchers Create Engine with No Moving Parts

It’s no secret that AvGeeks enjoy the roar of airplane engines. There’s nothing like sitting on a plane hurtling down the runway with the engines roaring with energy ready to lift the plane into the sky. The engines give an aircraft a feeling of power and strength. It’s comforting at times…