Safran Transmission Systems on the Dassault & Dornier Alpha Jet

Specially designed for tactical support and training aircraft, Safran Transmission Systems' accessory gearbox makes a key contribution to the performance of the twin Larzac engines that power the Alpha Jet.

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The Patrouille de France display team in flight at the 2007 Bourget Air Show with their Alphajet (Dassault/Dornier) aircraft. The SAFRAN Group provides the Alphajets with two Larzac 04C6 engines, landing gears, brakes and wheels.

Launched in 1969 by Safran Aircraft Engines and Safran Helicopter Engines, the Larzac engine has logged over 3.7 million flight-hours, confirming its high reliability and excellent maintainability.

Today, Safran Transmission Systems provides through-life support for accessory gearboxes on board Alpha Jet trainers around the world.

Safran Transmission Systems contributes to the global renown of the celebrated Patrouille de France aerobatics team, which flies Alpha Jets powered by twin Larzac engines. During prestigious national and international air shows, the impressive performance of this team reflects the excellence of French military aviation. 

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