The CFM56 engine family includes five different models covering the thrust range from 18,500 to 34,000 lbf. CFM56 engines equip Airbus A320 twinjets, the first generation of A340-200/-300 long-haul transports and both the standard and next-generation Boeing 737s. With a backlog of nearly 14,000 orders from about 300 different customers, the CFM56 is the hottest selling engine in the commercial transport market.
The engine is produced in a cooperative 50-50 venture of GE and France's Safran Aircraft Engines.
CFM56-2, CFM56-3, CFM56-5B, and CFM56-7B MRO at MTU Maintenance
The CFM56-2 is maintained at MTU Maintenance Canada, the CFM56-3 is maintained at MTU Maintenance Canada and at MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, the CFM56-5B at MTU Maintenance Zhuhai. The CFM56-7B is supported by MTU Maintenance Hannover and by MTU Maintenance Zhuhai.
- Maintenance, repair and overhaul at MTU Maintenance Hannover, MTU Maintenance Canada and MTU Maintenance Zhuhai
- Boeing 737
- Airbus A320
- Airbus A340-200/-300