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LEAP-1A  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 21 July 2016
Maiden Flight: 9 October 2014
Total Production: 3,371
Unitary Cost: USD$12 million
Also Known As: LEAP-X1A
Origin: France and United States of America
Corporations: CFM International*, General Electric Aviation and Snecma   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: LEAP-X
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 21 July 2016
Maiden Flight: 9 October 2014
Total Production: 10,637
Family Members: LEAP-1B and LEAP-1C
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Description: The CFM International LEAP-X is an entirely new baseline turbofan engine intended to power future replacements for current narrow-body aircraft such as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s. The new engine leverages the technologies developed under CFM-funded LEAP56 technology acquisition program which started in 2005. CFM International plans to get the first engine demonstrator running by 2012 and achieve engine certification by 2016. The LEAP-X will reduce fuel burn by up to 16 percent compared to current CFM56 Tech Insertion engines.

The new engine's core will feature eight-stage compressor and single-stage turbine. LEAP-X will incorporate three-dimensional, woven resin transfer molding (3-DW RTM) technology that dramatically reduces engine weight while providing a more durable blade as well as Titanium-Aluminide (Ti-Aluminide) lightweight alloy. The 3-DW RTM technology is expected to reduce the engine weight by 400 pounds and the composite fan blade count by 25 percent.

On December 1, 2010, Airbus launched the A320neo aircraft family with two engine options which included the LEAP-X engine. The Airbus variant of the LEAP-X engine is called LEAP-X1A, now LEAP-1A.

LEAP-1A Applications


Airliners Airbus A319neo Airbus A320neo Airbus A321LR Airbus A321neo

LEAP-1A News

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Thursday, April 20, 2017Airbus Delivers First Ever A321neo Jetliner to Virgin America
Friday, March 31, 2017Airbus A319neo Takes to the Skies
Wednesday, March 1, 2017EASA and FAA Award Joint Type Certification to Airbus A321neo Powered by CFM LEAP-1A Engines
Thursday, July 21, 2016Pegasus Airlines Receives World's First LEAP-1A Powered Airbus A320neo
Wednesday, July 13, 2016AirAsia Selects CFM Interational LEAP-1A Engine to Power 100 A321neos
Monday, July 11, 2016TAP Portugal Orders 83 LEAP-1A Engines to Power 39 A302neo and A321neo Jetliners
Asiana Selects CFM International LEAP-1A Engine to Power 25 Airbus A321neos
Tuesday, May 31, 2016Airbus A320neo with LEAP-1A Engines Receives Joint EASA and FAA Type Certification
Wednesday, February 17, 2016Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to Power 174 A320neo Aircraft
Tuesday, February 9, 2016Airbus A321neo Successfully Completes its First Flight

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Australia156
Aircraft ordered by Qantas Group to power 78 A320 neo jetliners (156 engines)
Brazil70
Engines powering Azul Linhas Aereas fleet of 35 A320neos (70 engines)
China18
Engines powering Loong Airlines fleet of 9 A320neos (18 engines)
Colombia66
Engines powering AviancaTaca fleet of 33 A320neos (66 engines)
Germany80
Engines powering Lufthansa fleet of 15 A320neos and 25 A321neos (80 engines)
Indonesia418
Engines powering Garuda Indonesia fleet of 10 A320neos (20 engines); Lion Air fleet of 174 A320neos (348 engines); Citilink fleet of 25 A320neos (50 engines)
Ireland40
Engines powering Avolon fleet of 20 A320neos (40 engines)
Japan60
Engines powering SMBC Aviation Capital fleet of 30 A320neos (60 engines)
Kuwait70
Engines powering ALAFCO fleet of 35 A320neos (70 engines)
Malaysia728
Engines powering AirAsia fleet of 364 A320neo aircraft (728 engines)
Mexico80
Engines powering Interjet fleet of 40 A320neos (80 engines)
Portugal83
Engines ordered by TAP Portugal to power A320neo and A321neo (83)
Singapore20
Engines powering BOC Aviation fleet of 10 A320neos (20 engines)
South Korea50
Engines powering Asiana fleet of 25 A321neos (50 engines)
Sweden60
Engines powering SAS' fleet of 30 A320neo aircraft (60 engines)
Switzerland6
Engines powering Comlux fleet of 3 ACJ320neo (6 engines)
Tunisia6
Engines powering Syphax Airlines fleet of three A320neos (6 engines)
Turkey150
Engines powering Pegasus Airlines fleet of 75 A320neo/A321neo (150 engines)
United Arab Emirates52
Engines powering Etihad Airways fleet of 26 A321neo (52 engines)
United Kingdom260
Engines powering easyJet fleet of 130 A320neos (260 engines)
United States of America898
Engines ordered by Virgin America to power 20 A320neo (60 engines); GECAS to power 120 A320neo (240 engines); ILFC to power 60 A320neo (120 engines); CIT Group to power 15 A320neo (30 engines); Republic Airways fleet of 60 A320neo and 20 A319neo aircraft (172 engines); Aviation Capital Group 18 A320neo (36 engines); American Airlines fleet of 100 A320neos (200 engines); Air Lease Corporation 20 A320neos (40 engines)

Grand Total 3,37121
 
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