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FADEC LEAP / PP20 - Full Authority Digital Engine Control unit of the LEAP and Passport 20 engines

Thanks to an engine control processing power ten times higher than that of the FADEC 3 and an ever-increasing reliability, the Engine Control unit FADEC 4, designed for the LEAP and Passport 20 engines, offers many additional capabilities.

30% of additional functionalities

Fuel efficiency improvement

Engine maintenance optimization

+ 1 bn
accumulated flight hours by our FADEC range
Assembly of Engine Control Units for LEAP

A reliable system featuring optimal new services

The FADEC LEAP 1A/1B/1C and Passport 20 engine control units provide 30% of additional functionalities such as health monitoring improving engine maintenance and fuel efficiency. Developed by FADEC Alliance, these FADEC equip the LEAP engines on the Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737MAX and Comac C919 aircraft and the Passport 20 engines on the Bombardier Global 7000, 7500 and 8000 business jets.

Brazing of electronic card (LEAP)

A proven expertise

The world leader in full authority digital engine controls for civil aviation via FADEC International, a joint venture with BAE Systems, Safran Electronics & Defense relies on its 35+ years of expertise in design, production and support of FADEC systems. Our FADECs ensure a high level of safety and performance for optimum engine operations. FADEC Alliance is a joint venture between FADEC International and GE.

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