Safran Nacelles delivered the first LEAP 1-A propulsion systems, one of the two engine options available for use on A320neo, to Airbus from its new site in Tianjin, China. After Toulouse (France), Hamburg (Germany), and Mobile (Alabama, USA), Tianjin serves as Safran’s fourth nacelle integration location. With a total surface area of 5,000m2, the new Tianjin site is intended to consolidate all nacelle integration operations on Airbus A320neo’s CFM International LEAP-1A engines, assembly of engine equipment (Engine Build Up – EBU) and nacelle components (air inlet, engine cowl, thrust reverser and exhaust nozzle), painting, buy off by Airbus and the
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