FAA requires airlines to replace GEnx-2B fuel manifolds

FAA requires airlines to replace GEnx-2B fuel manifolds

The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering airlines to replace fuel manifolds on some GE Aviation GEnx-2B67 engines, which power Boeing 747-8s, due to the risk of an engine fire. Collected and summarized from the source below by Quynh Hoa https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/faa-requires-airlines-to-replace-genx-2b-fuel-manifo-454104/
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Lessors Still Wary Of PMAs, Eager For Digitized Records

Lessors Still Wary Of PMAs, Eager For Digitized Records

Lessors own about half of the commercial aviation aircraft fleet. Lessors have been playing an increasing role in commercial aircraft financing and operations, with operating leases now accounting for nearly half of the world’s fleet and well over half of...
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ATSB Attributes Inflight Shutdown to Chemical Residue

ATSB Attributes Inflight Shutdown to Chemical Residue

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) recently released an investigative report involving an engine occurrence that led to a European Aviation Safety Agency airworthiness directive mandating the replacement of corrosion-inducing cleaning processes for ...
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MHI’s Engine Unit Joins PW1100G MRO Operation

MHI’s Engine Unit Joins PW1100G MRO Operation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines, the engine entity of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, is to join the MRO operations for the International Aero Engines developed PW1100G-JM engine. The company, based in Aichi Prefecture, announced the agreement with IAE...
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Airbus delivers new-generation efficiency, comfort and profitability with its first A330neo

Airbus delivers new-generation efficiency, comfort and profitability with its first A330neo

The first A330neo – one of two A330neo versions – was delivered by Airbus to TAP Air Portugal, introducing the latest-generation member of its popular A330 widebody twin-engine aircraft family with unprecedented operational efficiency, the quietest...
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BOEING COMPLETES “FINAL BODY JOIN” ON FIRST FLIGHT TEST 777-X

BOEING COMPLETES “FINAL BODY JOIN” ON FIRST FLIGHT TEST 777-X

Boeing has finished building the fuselage section of the first 777-X flight test aircraft. Boeing vice president and general manager of the 777X program Josh Binder said the project was progressing on schedule. Flight tests for General Electric GE9X engines...
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Unique Method to Reduce Aircraft Weight Developed at NUST MISIS

Unique Method to Reduce Aircraft Weight Developed at NUST MISIS

Russian scientists and engineers from NUST MISIS have managed to find a way to reduce the weight of aircraft engine parts by 20%. According to experts, this weight reduction is fundamental for the aircraft, becoming a ton lighter. This weight...
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A330-900 secures ETOPS with engine-life restrictions

A330-900 secures ETOPS with engine-life restrictions

Airbus has secured extended twin-engined operations (ETOPS) approval for the A330-900, the initial variant of the A330neo – although the clearance carries a restriction. The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000-powered aircraft has been cleared for 180min ETOPS by the Eur...
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WHY THIS UNLIKELY AIRLINE HAS THE WORLD’S BEST ECONOMY SEAT

WHY THIS UNLIKELY AIRLINE HAS THE WORLD’S BEST ECONOMY SEAT

Japan Airlines has won the prize for the Best Economy Seat at this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards, the aviation industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, which took place on 17 July. This is the second time this humble seat has...
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Boeing Predicts Brexit Won’t Kill Demand For Planes

Boeing Predicts Brexit Won’t Kill Demand For Planes

  Boeing is trying to get its ducks – or planes – in a row ahead of Brexit in case the UK government doesn’t do its part to secure a smart deal. Boeing Co. reckons Brexit will slow growth in...
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