FAA Mandates Parts Swaps On Pratt-Powered A330s

Delta Air Lines A330-200
Credit: Nigel Howarth / Aviation Week
Operators of Airbus A330s with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000-100-in. engines face mandatory replacements of air-seal assemblies to prevent a scenario that has led to low-pressure turbine blade failures and several in-service incidents. An FAA airworthiness directive (AD) set for publication April 2...
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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