Frankfurt Trent 1000 Interim Step The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is requiring inspections of Trent 1000 engines powering the Boeing 787. EASA issued an airworthiness directive after rear-seal fins were found missing on some intermediate-pressure turbine (IPT) blades during on-wing inspections and overhaul. The agency says that “release of an IPT blade rear-seal fin may result in downstream secondary damage, potentially accompanied with engine power loss.” The AD became ...

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