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  • Mexico, the new aeronautical Eldorado ?

    On the occasion of the Mexican President’s state visit to France, we take a closer look at Mexico’s aviation industry. Since 2000, there are more and more companies that are setting up shop there. More details follow.

  • Aircelle turns airlines on

    Aircelle, a Safran group subsidiary, has just developed electro-luminescent liveries for aircraft. A system that should be visible by the end of the year.

  • Paris Air Show, innovations and contracts on the menu

    On the second day of the Paris Air Show, Airbus Helicopters announced the launch of a heavy transport helicopter, the X6, and practically all the aircraft manufacturers have picked up orders.

  • LEAP makes first flight on the A320neo

    On 19 May, Airbus conducted the first flight of an A320neo equipped with LEAP turbofan engines. Developed by CFM International, this engine marks a technological breakaway from the CFM56.

  • Biometric passenger check-in on a tablet

    The Morpho tablet was awarded at Safran innovation awards on 13th., April. This tablet allows for biometric identity checks, in seconds, and could soon help passengers at airports.

  • Safran’s record performance in 2014

    After more than thirty years with the group, it will be with a sense of accomplishment that the CEO of Safran will hand over the reins on this coming 23rd April. During the presentation of their annual results on 25th February, Safran announced that last year it had registered an increased turnover of 7% compared to 2013.

  • Towards more electric aircraft

    On the occasion of the 3rd European Conference on More Electric Aircraft being held in Toulouse (south west France), representatives of the sector presented their latest advances and challenges in the field.

  • Safran inaugurates new research and technology centre

    On January 27th Safran inaugurated its new research and technology centre near Paris. Called Safran Tech, the division will promote synergies and eventually consolidate 300 researchers in three disciplines: systems and technologies, materials and components, and digital technologies.

  • Why do landing gears have the same lowering and retraction system?

    It’s not necessarily obvious, yet all commercial aircraft today are equipped with the same system. After takeoff, their front landing-gear retracts in a forward direction, from the rear, towards the front of the plane, and when landing, lowered in the reverse direction. But why?

  • Safran names Phillippe Petitcolin CEO

    Following a Board of Directors’ meeting held on Friday, 5th December, Safran SA said it would split the roles of CEO and chairman after the current Chairman and CEO Jean-Paul Herteman retires next year. Having reached the age limit (he will be 65 next year), his term will expire after the General Meeting scheduled for April 23rd 2015. The dual management roles of Safran will be taken over by Philippe Petitcolin as CEO, and Ross McInnes as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • The Patroller tactical drone

    On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Sagem’s Montluçon site located 300 km (180 miles) south of Paris and specialized in navigation, especially the manufacture of tactical U.A.V’s., we took a look at the latest product from the French manufacturer; the Patroller drone.

  • Safran lays new Toulouse premises foundation stone

    On September 10th., the foundation stone of the future Safran, Toulouse site was laid. Within the next 14 months, the building with a white rendered and aluminum external façade, will house 25,000 m2 ( 270,000 sq. ft. ) of office space. The future premises have been designed as a window on the Safran group, the second largest aviation employer, after Airbus, in the region.

  • Safran receives an order for $ 2 billion

    Everything is going well for Safran. CFM International, their joint venture company with General Electric has just taken an order for 160 engines. Total amount of the transaction: two billion dollars.

  • Morpho Trak and facial recognition

    Use of a simple CCTV camera in the identificaton of individuals passing through airports, and wanted by the police, was a challenge that Morpho Trak took up.

  • When new technology arrives at the factory...

    ?To improve product design, manufacturing procedures, and controls, new technological tools are emerging, such as here on the premises of the engine manufacturer Snecma (Safran Group), in the Paris suburbs. Touchpads, robots, electronic wrenches, we took a quick look at the innovations in this part of the aviation industry...


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