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MTU Chinese JV Reaches Engine Milestone

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint venture between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Air, has completed its 2,000 engine shop visit.

The engine was a China Southern Airlines-operated V2500-A5. To celebrate the milestone, the firm held a ceremony for partners and employees at its facility in the Chinese city last week.

The JV was established 15 years ago in China specializing in CFM56 and V2500 engines for narrowbody aircraft. Earlier this year, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai reached another milestone by completing its 1,000th CFM56 shop visit.

CFM to Offer LEAP-1C Maintenance Training in Guanghan

CFM International will begin offering line maintenance training for the LEAP-1C engine at its Aero Engine Maintenance and Training Center (AEMTEC) located in Guanghan City.

The LEAP-1C training engine, which was used as part of the engine certification test programme, will be delivered to the facility in 2017.

Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of the engine manufacturer, said the new training programme is an important part of its commitment to Chinese customers. “AEMTC was the first training center of its kind in China and the instructors there are world class.

Posted in OEMs and tagged CFM, maintenance training, china, LEAP

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