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Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Company capabilities encompass the full life cycle of our products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Safran Landing Systems is a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supports more than 27,000 aircraft making over 60,000 landings every day. The company employs more than 7,600 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

  • World leader in the design, manufacture and support of landing gear, partnering with more than 30 airframers  and 900 customers.
  • Systems integration, and systems equipment, including landing systems, steering, braking and monitoring systems (brakes, wheels, landing gear) as well as electric taxiing system, equipping more than 19,000 civil aircraft;
  • World leader in carbon brakes, equipping more than 9,000 aircraft in service, and holding more than 54% of market share in this segment;
  • World leader in landing gear and system MRO, backed by a network of 7 repair stations, servicing more than 900 customers, with more than 1,400 landing gears maintained and overhauled per year, and more than 10,500 equipment components repaired annually

 

Safran on board :
GEnx-1B engine low pressure compress (Safran Aero Boosters)
EBAC (Electrical Braking Actuation Controller) (Safran Electrical & Power)
Wiring (Safran Electrical & Power)
FADEC for GEnx-1B engines (within FADEC International) (Safran Electronics & Defense)
Wheels and carbon brakes (a dual-sourcing) (Safran Landing Systems)
Landing gear (Safran Landing Systems)
Braces (Composite) (Safran Nacelles)
Oil filter for GEnx-1B engines (Sofrance)
Fans (Safran Ventilation Systems)

 

 

Management

Management and organization

So that our customers have a more comprehensive and streamlined service, our organization is structured into four operational divisions: landing gear and systems integration, wheels and brakes, systems equipment and MRO.

By leveraging highly complementary products and technologies, we are able to take a more holistic approach to the business. Yet each division has its own market focus to provide fully tailored solutions for customers.

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Jean-Paul ALARY
Jean-Paul ALARY
CEO
Gilles BOUCTOT
Gilles BOUCTOT
COO
Olivier BLAT
Olivier BLAT
CFO
Lydie JALLIER
Lydie JALLIER
Human Resources
Alain FREHRING
Alain FREHRING
Purchasing
Yannick BONNAIRE
Yannick BONNAIRE
Quality, Progress Plan, Export Control
Philippe CATTE
Philippe CATTE
Customer Support
Gilles BOUCTOT
Gilles BOUCTOT
Landing Gear & Systems Integration
Serge PONS
Serge PONS
Systems Equipment
Vincent CARO
Vincent CARO
Wheels & Brakes
Bruno CHIARELLI
Bruno CHIARELLI
MRO
Jamil DIRANI
Jamil DIRANI
Marketing & Commercial
François CARUEL
François CARUEL
Engineering
Philip MORESSEE
Philip MORESSEE
Production, Information Systems
Walid HAMZEH
Walid HAMZEH
Strategic Development
Nigel WOODFORD
Nigel WOODFORD
Programs

Locations

Discover our locations aroud the world.

 

 

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Quality

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Certifications and aviation approvals

Safran Landing Systems holds statutory approvals for all its activities and its production sites.

Safran Landing Systems' Flight Safety and Quality Policy

 

View all the certificates on the Safran Landing Systems' certificates section

 

 

Subsidiaries

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Programs

Dassault Aviation Rafale B combat aircraft, with its Safran Landing Systems landing gears visibe, prepares to land after completing his daily flight display at the Bourget International Air Show in 2005.

 

Safran Landing Systems is the World Leader in Landing Gear Systems:

  • 27,000 aircraft equipped
  • 30 airframers
  • More than 900 customers
  • Over 60,000 landings per day
  • One landing every 1.4 seconds.

Safran Landing Systems is the World Leader in Carbon Brakes:

  • Supporting over 515 airlines
  • Over 9000 commercial aircraft equipped
  • Over 270 military aircraft equipped
  • 54% market share for mainline commercial jets with carbon brakes.

Safran Landing Systems is offering Global Solutions for Landing & Braking Systems Equipment:

  • 14,000 civil aircraft equipped
  • 400 commercial / military aircraft operators
  • 50 military and commercial programs
  • 15 airframer customers
  • Broad ATA32 capability: Braking Control System, Steering Control System, Monitoring Systems and Landing Gear Extension & Retraction System.

 

See major programs sheet

 

 

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