Safran's contribution to the BOEING 787 DREAMLINER

Safran's contribution to the BOEING 787 DREAMLINER

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b787 Low-pressure compressors GEnx-1B FADEC Wiring Landing gears Electric braking systems and wheels Oil filters Fans
  • Compresseurs basse pression
    Low-pressure compressors GEnx-1B engine
    low-pressure compressors

    Via CFAN1, Safran (Safran Aircraft Engines) manufactures the composite fan blades for the twin GEnx-1B engines low-pressure compressors powering the Boeing 787 Dreamliner long-haulers.

    1 CFAN is a 50/50 Safran Aircraft Engines and GE joint venture

  • Calculateurs de régulation
    GEnx-1B FADEC GEnx-1B FADEC

    Safran1 (Safran Electronics & Defense) designed, phased in and supplies the latest-generation FADEC 4 (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) systems on the twin GEnx-1B engines powering Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

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

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  • Wiring
    Wiring Wiring

    Safran (Safran Electrical & Power) supplies the full electrical wiring system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and handles the full production, engineering and program management chain. Safran Electrical & Power fits almost 3,500 connectors interlinking 104 km of wiring on each aircraft, along with the electrical panels, junction boxes and landing gear conduits.

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  • Trains d'atterrissage
    Landing gearsLanding gears Landing gears

    Safran (Safran Landing Systems) designed the Boeing 787 Dreamliner's main landing gear and nose gear, manufactures the systems and provides support. Some of the components — for example the main landing gear's inner cylinder — are made of titanium, a first in the industry.

    Photo : © Adrien Daste / Safran

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  • Electric braking systems and wheels
    Electric braking systems and wheels Electric braking systems and wheels

    Safran (Safran Landing Systems) equips the Boeing 787 Dreamliner's main landing gear with carbon brakes and EBACs (Electrical Brake Actuation Controllers), a remarkable technological breakthrough. It also supplies the long-haul jetliner's main and nose landing gear wheels.

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  • Oil filters
    Oil filters Oil filters

    The filters on the twin GEnx-1B engines powering the Boeing 787 Dreamliner were purpose-engineered and are manufactured by Safran (Safran Filtration Systems).

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  • Fans
    Fans Fans

    Safran (Safran Ventilation Systems) supplies the cabin air distribution systems on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner long-hauler.

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