CFM is a founder of an innovative way to fly commercially. With the release of their LEAP engine, the company has been able to evolve commercial flights for the entire industry. The engine has been equipped with impressive new characteristics to be very efficient for the aircraft it is placed upon. The engine has been placed on the many aircrafts and has been able to hit a large amount of flying time.
President and CEO of CFM International INC, Gaël Méheust , believes that his customers benefit tremendously from the help of the LEAP engine by stating,
"Our customers are thrilled with the fuel efficiency the engine is providing , as well as the world class utilization level they are achieving with this very important asset. Aircraft powered by the LEAP engine are flying more than 95 percent of available days. This is simply unprecedented for a new engine.”
Renown Safran Aircraft Engines and General Electric are the founders of CFM and have created it to be a world leading supplier of commercial aircraft engines. CFM was able to schedule more than 27.3 billion dollars in orders alone at the 2017 Paris airshow. They are the number one providers for single aisle Jet aircrafts in the industry. The innovations have been able to create a higher by pass ratio for better efficiency. A prime key in creating optimum efficiency a high tell compressor has been installed. A lighter weight structure has been put in place to be more agile and more durable. The light weight frames have been made by 3D woven carbon fiber. The engine has been a industry favorite due to its 15% improvement efficiency compared to its top competitors on the market and CFM’s previous model the CFM56 engine.