As the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) continues its investigation into the July 28 failure of a General Electric GEnx-1B engine on a Boeing 787, operators of 747-8s powered by sister version GEnx-2B are halfway through inspections with no further issues discovered. GE in August issued service bulletins for voluntary inspections of the 92 GEnx engines in service on the 787 and 747-8 fleets, prompted by the failure of an engine on a 787 at Charleston, S.C. Only eight of ...

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