Regulators Mandate CFM56 Blade Inspections More Often

Credit: Southwest
Boeing 737NG operators must conduct more frequent inspections of engine fan blades as regulators move to mandate a CFM International-recommended reduction in the repetitive-check interval needed to ensure cracks are not forming at the blade roots. The EASA on Sept. 28 published an airworthiness...

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