Fracture prompts Engine Alliance GP7200 inspections

Credit: Dick Van As, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)
Operators of Engine Alliance GP7200-powered Airbus A380s are set for a new round of inspections after a fracture was found in a fan hub of the Air France aircraft engine that failed in September 2017.The fan hub component, also known as the first-stage low pressure compressor rotor assembly, was...

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