FAA mandates 787 GEnx-1B PIP2 engine modification

FAA is ordering modifications to certain types of GE Aviation GEnx-1B engines powering Boeing 787s, as well as revised guidance to pilots operating 787s, in order to mitigate possible “engine damage due to fan ice shedding.” An FAA Airworthiness Directive (AD) stated that a “recent engine fan blade...

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