The FPP section embeds flight performance and propulsion and power expertise. We focus on advanced / innovative aircraft configurations and novel and possibly disruptive propulsion and power concepts. Hence, aircraft engine integration is also an important topic. These research areas are highly relevant if we want to contribute to the ambitious targets for the environmental impact of aviation, proposed by the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE).
A world-renowned industrial concern, Safran supplies engines and equipment to all main producers of civil and military airplanes and helicopters. Our wide range of engines and systems is anchored in proven technological skills and expertise, and the use of innovative materials.
Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer whose customer focus, commercial know-how, technological leadership and manufacturing efficiency have propelled it to the forefront of the aviation and air transport industries. The company’s mission is to provide jetliners that are best-suited to the market's needs, and to support them with the highest quality of service.