Safran & CFM56 Engine Overhaul

Former Program Manager at Safran Nacelles

Why is this interview interesting?

  • Disruption to engine supply chain from COVID-19 pandemic
  • The process and major steps in a CFM56 shop visit
  • How an airline decides whether to use PMA or OEM parts in overhaul
  • How pricing works for the shop visit
  • Oversupply of parts and impact on PMA pricing
  • Outlook on CFM56 and LEAP aftermarket revenue

Executive Bio

Paul Bewell

Former Program Manager at Safran Nacelles

Paul has over 25 years of experience in the aerospace supply chain. He started his career at Goodrich Aerostructures designing and building the nacelle for the A321 in 1996. In 2000, he moved to Safran Nacelles as Program Director before moving to Airbus in 2006 as a Director responsible for airline customer support. In 2009, Paul joined Parker Aerospace as Programme Manager in Toulouse before moving to GKN in 2015. Read more

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