Dust Build-Up Linked To Leap-1A Turbine Blade Issues

EgyptAir A320neo
Credit: Airbus SAS 2020 / Pascal Pigeyre / Master Films
WASHINGTON—A proposed FAA mandate sheds light on CFM Leap-1A issues plaguing operators in the Middle East and North African environments, identifying dust buildup as the cause of high-pressure turbine rotor blade deterioration and at least two in-service incidents. The proposed airworthiness...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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