The new facility spans nearly 15,000 square meters (162,000 sq ft) and incorporate state of-the-art equipment while implementing hi-tech metallurgical processes. Airfoils Advanced Solutions will also be active in repair solutions development, including cutting-edge repairs for fleets serviced by parent companies Safran Aircraft Engines and AFI KLM E&M.
Located in Valenciennes, our latest joint-venture repairs high-pressure compressor blades and variable stator vanes, focusing on the CFM International CFM56 engines powering the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737, GE’s GE90 engines powering the Boeing 777, and the Engine Alliance GP7200 for the Airbus A380 super-jumbo.
Airfoils repaired per year
In m², facility surface area
Hi-tech metallurgical processes
Airfoils Advanced Solutions value is based on a continuous effort to stay ahead by a proactive repair development strategy:
- Plasma welding
- Thermal spray coating
- Self-adaptive machining programming tool
- Non-contact measurement
About Airfoils Advanced Solutions
Airfoils Advanced Solutions is jointly owned by Safran Aircraft Engines (51%) and Air France-KLM (49%), investing over 20 million euros in the new company. This new joint venture helps the two parent companies bolster their competitiveness, and also reflects the major role they play in the global aircraft maintenance market, and in supporting job creation and industry development in their home bases.
Let's get in touch
Airfoils Advanced Solutions
- Z.A. de Sars et Rosières, 35 rue de l'Epau 59230 Rosult, France
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