New CFM56 Engine Maintenance Training Center To Open in India

February 28, 2007

CFM International has announced that it will open its fourth aircraft engine maintenance training school in India.

CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran Group) and General Electric Company and the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft engines.

"We are excited by the opportunity to bring advanced CFM56 engine maintenance training to India," said Paul-Andre Chevrin, CFM vice-president for India. "Once the facility is fully operational, we will have the capability of training up to 500 engineers from India and other neighboring countries in South Asia every year."

The new training school, which will mirror the facilities already operating in China, France, and the United States, will initially provide advanced courses in line maintenance and borescope inspection for CFM56-7B and CFM56-5B engines, which power respectively Boeing 737s and a majority of Airbus A320 series aircraft.

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