CFM International expects to be back on schedule with production of its LEAP engines by the end of 2018, the engine-maker said July 14. Speaking in London at a pre-Farnborough International Air Show briefing, executives said that the US-French company was slowly closing the gap on delayed production, following a shortage of components – primarily castings and forgings – from suppliers earlier this year. “At the start of the year we were slightly late on the original ...

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