Rising to the Challenge: The Future of Flight And How We Get There Explained in Pictures
Since the first engines developed by CFM International entered service in the early 1980s, the joint venture between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines has reduced their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 40% compared with the engines they replaced. The company said today that it plans to slash those numbers by another 20%, which would represent the greatest decarbonization gain the partners have ever achieved. Their ambitious vision depends on big advancements in engine architecture and technology. But the team is up to it. Take a look at our infographic.