Meggitt wins LEAP engine thermal management package

Meggitt, an international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets, has been selected to provide a package of thermal management products for certain types of LEAP engine for Snecma (Safran).

Meggitt, an international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets, has been selected to provide a package of thermal management products for certain types of LEAP engine for Snecma (Safran).

The $175m deal includes the delivery of fuel oil heat exchangers which perform at extremely high temperatures, helping to optimise engine efficiency and lowering fuel consumption.

The LEAP engine, a high-bypass turbofan engine, will power the Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737MAX and the COMAC C919 aircraft.

Terry Twigger, the Chief Executive of Meggitt, commented: "With Meggitt Sensing Systems' sensor packages, also awarded for all three engine variants, these new contracts for Meggitt Control Systems further enhance our position on this important next generation engine."

The thermal management package will be made in Meggitt's facility in Birmingham, UK, supported by Meggitt's global aftermarket organisation.

NR

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