EASA Finalizes Trent XWB Blade Inspection Mandate

Air France A350-900 landing gear
Credit: Airbus

EASA finalized a Rolls-Royce-recommended inspection program for some Trent XWBs to spot cracks in intermediate pressure (IP) compressor blade roots. Under the airworthiness directive published Dec. 11, operators of Trent XWB-75, Trent XWB-79, Trent XWB-79B and Trent XWB-84 engines that power Airbus...

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