First ground test of Safran’s hybrid electric propulsion system

July 19, 2018, Pau-Pyrenees Airport

Safran has passed a major milestone in its hybrid electric propulsion roadmap with the first ground test of a distributed propulsion system. The test run took place at a Safran Helicopter Engines test facility near Pau-Pyrenees Airport, in France.

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Paris Air Forum spotlights four startups supported by Safran

Paris, June 21, 2018

Of the eight startups singled out for awards at the Paris Air Forum 2018, four are supported by Safran Corporate Ventures. At the ceremony, these early-stage companies, in which Safran's venture capital arm has invested, were recognized by the major industry players and the Greater Paris region for their innovative edge and credibility in the aerospace sector.

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Bell and Safran Announce Shared Vision for On Demand Mobility

19 June 2018, Cologne, Germany

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at the Future of Transportation World Conference a newly formed collaboration with Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) on the development of innovative hybrid electric power system solutions to support Bell's vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft concept.

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Interview with Charles, a Prototype Designer

Portrait de Charles

What is your role at Safran Analytics?

As my job titles suggests, my mission is to make prototypes of solutions to ensure they are viable, before the company invests too many resources in their development. So, I work at the very early stage of the concept and remain focused on the user experience.

Safran supports start-ups, sources of inspiration

The RAISE Endowment Fund and Safran University set up a partnership between promising start-ups and the Group last January. The objective was to have them learn from each other by sharing business cultures, working methods and good practices. Safran has incorporated this initiative into a dedicated training program for its young managers.

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