EASA Reduces Disk Life Limits On Certain R-R Trent 700, RB211 Engines

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has reduced life limits on a batch of Rolls-Royce Trent 700 and RB211-535 turbine disks contaminated with steel “inclusions” during manufacturing by a supplier. The problem affects 20 intermediate and high pressure (HP) disks, 17 of which are installed on...

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