The FAA released an airworthiness directive for certain General Electric GEnex-1B and -2B engines that requires removing high-pressure turbine (HPT) stator cases due to a “quality escape” at one of the manufacturer’s vendors. GE would not disclose the name of the vendor, which apparently was welding components to correct problems during the manufacturing process. These repairs, which GE found in late March, were not approved by either GE or the FAA. GE issued two service ...

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