Composite fan blades

  Next Gen jet engine fan blades use carbon super material. This makes them thinner, lighter, stiffer and stronger. Learn how CFAN, a joint venture between GE Aviation and Snecma in San Marcos, Texas, handcrafts carbon composite fan blades for the world's most power jet engines. The making of fan blade takes about 340 hours. Watch this informative video on composite fan blade construction!