GEnx Fuel System Part Linked To UPS 747-8F Incident

Credit: UPS
WASHINGTON—The FAA has ordered inspections of GE Aviation GEnx-1Bs and -2B fuel metering unit (FMU) parts after an improperly installed valve plug was linked to fuel leakage and an inflight engine shutdown on a UPS Boeing 747-8-F last July near Hong Kong. An immediately effective 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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