With 9 companies involved, Safran supplies the entire C919 propulsion system, consisting of the LEAP®-1C engine from CFM International, and the nacelle and thrust reverser built by Nexcelle . Safran also supplies the C919's electrical wiring interconnection system (EWIS), via SAIFEI Aviation EWIS Manufacturing Co. Ltd . With other Safran companies, such as Safran Passenger Solutions, Safran Aerosystems and Safran Cabin, Safran equips C919 also with its armored cockpit doors, galleys, pilot & crew seats, lavatories, water & waste systems, passenger oxygen systems and evacuation sliders.


Comac is the Chinese manufacturer for commercial aircraft. COMAC has selected as the sole western the thing proposed by Safran and General Electric through their joint-venture CFM International. The choice fell on Comac complete propulsion system that includes, besides the engine itself, the nacelle and thrust reversers, part of supply CFM and whose realization by Nexcelle, also a joint-venture between Safran Nacelles and General Electric ( MRAS). The starting (EIS) of the new plane is planned for COMAC in 2016.





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