About us

Present in all key market segments – from business and regional jets to the largest commercial airliners – Aircelle is integrating the future as an industry leader for nacelle activities.

 

At a glance

- Europe’s leading nacelle integrator
- 3,000 employees
- Growth potential in service and repair

Aircelle is the only nacelle integrator present in all market segments. Benefitting from this expertise, the company’s product lineup continues to expand with new programs that contribute to its balanced commercial portfolio.

The company has more than 30 years of industry experience. Its capabilities begin with system design and development, and continue through manufacture, certification, engine/nacelle integration,after-sales support and services, while the company’s technical expertise has been recognized through Aircelle’s selection to participate in numerous programs.

Aircelle benefits from the unique expertise as a designer and integrator of all nacelle components, with its legacy of knowledge inherited from a mosaic of know-how and cultures. It combines the requirements of the aerospace players with the company’s own technological skills. Thanks to this “win-win” approach, Aircelle is able to offer a wider range of solutions and services, adapted to the requirements of all.

These demonstrated capabilities underscore why the company’s customers – which include airlines, aircraft manufacturers and engine producers – can rely on Aircelle, now and in the future.

Main Aircelle programs
Aircelle’s selection as the nacelle supplier for the A380’s Rolls-Royce Trent 900 and Engine Alliance GP7000 powerplants further strengthened the company’s market position by involving it in next-generation, high-end engines with thrust ratings of 70,000 lb. and more.

In addition to the Airbus A380, Aircelle is involved in key programs across multiple sectors, including business jets (Embraer Legacy 450/500; Gulfstream V, G280, G500 - G550; Bombardier Challenger 300, Global 500, Global 7000/8000, Global Express XRS; Falcon 7 X and LEARJET 85), regional jets (Embraer ERJ-145 and 170/175; Sukhoi Superjet 100), middle range aircraft (Airbus A318, A320ceo and A320neo; and COMAC C919) and other long-range aircraft (Airbus A330 and A340; Boeing 747 and 787-8).

Key technologies
Aircelle develops nacelles that are lighter – thanks to a high proportion of composite material or metals alloys – quieter, smarter and more electric, and the company ensures the optimisation and integration of innovative propulsion systems.

Through its aeronautical component activity, Aircelle is further developing its expertise in composite materials – which is a key to its core nacelle business. As Safran’s center of excellence for composite engine parts, Aircelle manufactures all types of jet engine components for civil powerplants for customers such as Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney.

In the field of aerostructures, Aircelle’s products include large lightweight structures such as the Main and Nose Landing Gear doors for the Airbus A340-500/600 and the Nose Landing Gear for the Airbus A330 and A340-200/300 and upper-deck cowlings and exhaust deflectors for the NH90 helicopter.

Key talents
Aircelle’s 3,000 employees work on seven different sites worldwide. The company employs more than 650 qualified engineers and technicians in research, product development, new technologies and manufacturing engineering.

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