StandardAero Commences CFM56-7B Test Capabilities at Dallas Facility Written 25 October 2023


CFM International CFM56-7B engine on a Boeing 737-800. | Credit: Altair78; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 3.0

Aviation Week reports that US maintenance provider StandardAero “has commenced test services for the CFM56-7B engine at its engine hospital shop close to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.” Earlier this year, the company “completed test cell correlation for the CFM56-7B, the powerplant for Boeing 737NG aircraft.” StandardAero “holds a CFM International general support license agreement for the engine type, which was added to the MRO’s operations specifications for its FAA Part 145 repair station at the beginning of this year.” Now with test capability, StandardAero “is able to conduct engine performance tests following line maintenance or long-term storage.” It is also “able to undertake exploratory engine runs to investigate potential issues.”
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