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Powerjet A solid partnership powering regional aviation

PowerJet is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and UEC Saturn of Russia.
PowerJet supplies an integrated and optimized regional jet propulsion system, comprising the engine, accessories, nacelle (from Safran Nacelles) and thrust reversers.

Our expertise

Exceptional performance

The SaM146 integrated propulsion system features exceptional performance in terms of availability, fuel consumption, emissions and maintenance.

An impressive legacy

The SaM146’s design draws on the CFM International CFM56, the best-selling engine in the history of commercial aviation.


A complete range of support services

PowerJet provides Superjet 100 operators with a complete range of support services under the PowerLife™ brand, covering the entire SaM146 propulsion system, including engine and nacelle. 

Within PowerJet, Safran Aircraft Engines is responsible for the overall design and certification of the SaM146, as well as the development and production of the engine core, the control and transmission systems, integration of the propulsion system and flight testing. 


99.9 %
Exceptional dispatch reliability
million flight-hours
versions, including one long-range

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