The surge in commercial transport orders in the past few years and aggressive plans by Airbus and Boeing to ratchet up aircraft production rates are likely to create a bow wave of engine shop visits by the middle of the 2020s, particularly for the high-tech CFM Leap and Pratt & Whitney PW1000G powerplants. And unlike in decades past, when airlines and independent third-party maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers would have been in position to absorb much of the energy from ...


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