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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1988
Total Production: ?
Origin: France and United States of America
Corporations: CFM International
Parent System: CFM56
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1974
Total Production: 26,690
Family Members: CFM56-2, CFM56-3, CFM56-5B, CFM56-5C and CFM56-7
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Description: CFM International is a 50/50 joint venture between French Snecma Moteurs and American General Electric. The CFM56 family of engines, CFM International main product, is named after General Electric's CF6 and Snecma's M56 engines. The CFM56 engines have been designed to power short-, medium-, and long-range commercial and military aircraft since the first CFM56-1 entered service in 1974. These single-stage turbofans are currently available ranging from 18,500 to 34,000 pounds of thrust and four fan sizes. More than 25,000 CFM56 engines have been delivered to more than 350 customers all over the world.

The CFM56-5A turbofan operates at lower temperatures than its predecessors and incorporates advanced materials. It thrust ranges from 22,000 to 26,500 pounds and entered service in 1988. The Airbus A320 and A319 airliners are powered by two CFM56-5A engines.

CFM56-5A Applications

Airliners Airbus A319 Airbus A320

CFM56-5A Specifications

Fan Diameter: 1,730 millimeter (68 inch)
Length: 2.42 meter (95 inch)
Dry Weight: 2,266 kilogram (4,996 pound)
Thrust: 26,500 pound (12.0 ton)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

CFM56-5A News

There are 10 news between
4 Dec 2006 and 22 Feb 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012Major Leasing Companies Validate TRUEngine Program
Wednesday, November 18, 2009CFM Delivers 20,000th CFM56 Engine
Wednesday, October 15, 2008Turkish Engine Center Announces $1 Billion of Maintenance Work
Wednesday, September 24, 2008General Electric and Iberia Sign MOU for CFM56-5A Engine Services Agreement
Tuesday, July 29, 2008ACTS and GE Sign MOU for CFM Small Fleet Operators in the Americas
Sunday, July 13, 2008CFM International launches TRUEngine Program
Tuesday, February 19, 2008ACTS Signs Long-term CFM56 Materials Agreement with CFM International
CFM Delivers 18,000th CFM56 Engine
Wednesday, January 9, 2008ACTS, GE and CFM Sign Long Term Material and Repair Agreements
Monday, December 4, 2006Pratt & Whitney and Turkish Airlines to Build a CFM56 and V2500 Engine Overhaul Center at Istanbul

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