45 year anniversary

September 24, 2019

Overview of a wonderful adventure with Gaël Méheust, President and CEO of CFM.

Safran and GE celebrate 45 years of partnership. On that occasion, watch our President and CEO video and explore all the CFM International story through our major achievements.

Living History: Learn more about CFM's history and how we got to where we are today

The history of CFM is the fascinating story of a truly unique transatlantic partnership that went from being a nearly cancelled program to becoming the world’s leading supplier of commercial aircraft engines. Explore more than 40 years of growth and innovation with CFM.

CFM presents the CFM56 adventure

The CFM56 engine set the standard for single-aisle commercial jet engines. Owing its success to its exceptional reliability and performance, CFM56 was built on over four decades of experience and technological excellence. With more than 30,000 engines delivered to date, it powers more than 550 operators worldwide.

CFM presents LEAP: the new benchmark in single-aisle commercial jet engines

Leveraging the strengths of its parent companies,GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, the LEAP engine incorporates leading-edge technologies to meet customers’ increasingly demanding economic and environmental requirements. These technology innovations include optimized thermodynamic design, higher bypass and compression ratios, advanced 3-D aerodynamic design, and greater use of lightweight materials.

Extraordinary Together, Making the LEAP on both sides of the Atlantic

24 hours in the life of LEAP: no, it’s not the latest soap opera, but the theme of this web documentary, netcast on Insite and the CFM website. It retraces the roles played by two employees, one from Safran Aircraft Engines, the other from GE, on the latest aircraft engine from CFM.



CFM International

The Power of Flight

A 50/50 joint company between GE (USA) and Safran Aircraft Engines (France), we develop, produce and sell the new advanced-technology LEAP engine and the world's best-selling CFM56 engine.

Press Contacts

Jamie Jewell, +1 513.885.2282, jamie.jewell@ge.com

Charles Soret, +33 (0), charles.soret@safrangroup.com