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 Rolls-Royce blades. In May 2017, an Airbus A380 operated by Qantas Airways departed Los Angeles destined for Melbourne. The crew turned back 2 hr. into the flight after hearing a loud bang followed by unusual vibration and what turned ...

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