Snecma and Landmark Aviation: working together for maintenance of new generation engines

NBAA, Orlando, — At the 59th Annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Meeting and Convention, Snecma, a SAFRAN Group company, will work together with Landmark Aviation pertaining to service activities related to Silvercrest, the new generation jet engine intended by Snecma for business aviation.

Landmark Aviation has a recognized expertise in supporting business jet operators through an extensive network of fixed based operations (FBO) and maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) centers in the United States of America.

Landmark Aviation and Snecma will work together to design innovative customer solutions aimed at positioning Silvercrest on the North American business aviation scene, bringing operators world-class support solutions such as maintenance, on–site customer support, spare parts distribution.

Snecma’s large research and technology investment for commercial and military engines benefits Silvercrest by introducing innovative solutions to reduce parts count and set new standards of reliability in business aviation. For business jet operators, this means Silvercrest will offer a significant reduction in operating restrictions and maintenance as well as MRO costs.

“Working with Landmark Aviation is a major step towards providing business aviation operators with unparalleled propulsion solutions. Silvercrest will be the best in business aviation propulsion, so our customers can expect the best players to be involved in our customer support system, and Landmark is clearly one of them”, said Jean-Pierre Cojan, vice-president and general manager, Commercial Engine Division, Snecma.

Shawn Vick, president, Landmark Aviation, said, “Landmark offers a broad spectrum of services for business aircraft, including MRO, FBO and completions. We are very excited to be part of this new engine’s entry into service, and will provide Silvercrest operators with world–class, outstanding aircraft service.”

Landmark Aviation, is one of North America´s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. Serving 43 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.

Snecma, SAFRAN group, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aircraft and space engines, with a wide range of propulsion systems on offer. The company designs and builds commercial aircraft engines that are powerful, reliable, economical and environmentally friendly, along with military aircraft engines that have always delivered world-class performance. Snecma develops and produces propulsion systems and equipment for launch vehicles and satellites. for more information.