Hispano-Suiza delivers 15,000th CFM56 power transmission

Colombes, March 29, 2005,

Hispano-Suiza today delivered to Snecma Moteurs the 15,000th power transmission unit for a CFM56 turbofan engine. Different versions of the CFM56 power all Boeing 737 NG jetliners and more than half of all Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 jetliners. All versions of the CFM56 are equipped with power transmissions made by Hispano-Suiza.

Hispano-Suiza is a world leader in this market, based on over 30 years of experience in the development, production and support of mechanical power transmission systems for commercial and military aircraft engines.

Hispano-Suiza works with the world's leading aero-engine manufacturers, providing power transmissions offering exceptional dispatch reliability that are deployed by more than 500 airlines around the world. The company's power transmission business is an excellent fit with its other core business, engine control systems and equipment.

Hispano-Suiza is a leader in the design, manufacture and support of engine control systems, electronic control equipment, accessory drives for engines and power transmission system for airplanes and helicopters. It provides comprehensive support solutions and also supplies and integrates hydro-mechanical units, electrical harnesses and sensors. Hispano-Suiza has its headquarters in Colombes, and facilities in Réau and Bezons, France and Peterborough, Canada. Hispano-Suiza is a wholly-owned Snecma company, a world-leading manufacturer of aerospace propulsion systems and equipment.

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