Rolls-Royce will pull Trent 900s from the Airbus A380 production facilities to replace engines that are being removed from the in-service fleet in the wake of the Qantas flight QF32 uncontained failure. The supply of spare Trent 900s is limited and Airbus says that any production line engine swaps will be undertaken in such a way as to limit the disruption to delivery schedules. However, Rolls declines to comment. “Every situation is being handled on a case-by-case basis and, if a ...

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