Safran's contribution to the A380

Safran's contribution to the A380 (airbus)

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A380 High-pressure compressors Nacelles Flight-control actuators FADEC Train d'atterrissage avant et système de freinage Câblages Fans and valves Filtres air
  • High-pressure compressors
    High-pressure compressors High-pressure compressors

    Safran (Safran Aircraft Engines) manufactures the high-pressure compressors for the A380 long-haul jetliner's four Engine Alliance GP7200 powerplants.

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  • Système d'entraînement d'accessoires
    Manette des gaz Nose landing gear and braking systems Nacelles

    Safran (Safran Nacelles) developed, supplies and integrates the nacelles for the four Engine Alliance GP7200 or Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines powering A380 long-haul aircraft. This nacelle was one of the largest ever developed for commercial jets and its thrust reverser is the first to include the ETRAS® (Electric Thrust Reverser Actuation System).

    Photo : © Adrien Daste / Safran

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  • Trains d'atterrissage principaux et systèmes associés
    Trains d'atterrissage principaux et systèmes associés Flight-control actuators

    Safran (Safran Electronics & Defense) supplies the electromechanical actuators for the A380's flight controls.

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  • FADEC
    FADEC FADEC

    Safran1 (Safran Electronics & Defense) designed, phased in and supplies the latest-generation FADEC 4 (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) systems on the Engine Alliance GP7200 powerplants.

    1 Within the FADEC Alliance, a 50/50 FADEC International and GE joint venture

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  • Système de gestion des données de vol
    Nose landing gear and braking systems Nose landing gear and braking systems Nose landing gear and braking systems

    Safran (Safran Landing Systems) designed, manufactures and supports the A380's nose landing gear, steering mechanism and braking system.

    Photo : © Christophe Viseux / CAPA Pictures / Safran

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  • Wiring
    Wiring Wiring

    Safran (Safran Electrical & Power) supplies the electrical wiring system for the A380. Via Aerolec, a joint venture with Thales AES, Safran Electrical & Power also supplies the variable frequency generator on the A380. This is the first time this type of generator has been used on a large commercial aircraft.

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  • Fans and valves
    Fans and valves Fans and valves - ventilation systems for avionics

    Safran (Safran Ventilation Systems) supplies the fans, valves and ventilation systems for the avionics. These systems help to cool the avionics bay and thereby provide the best possible conditions for the airborne computers and other electronic systems to operate properly.

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  • Air, fuel, oil and hydraulic filters
    Air, fuel, oil and hydraulic filters Air, fuel, oil and hydraulic filters

    Safran (Safran Filtration Systems) supplies all the air, fuel, oil and hydraulic filters on the A380.

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© Adrien Daste / Safran

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