New details of last month’s Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 uncontained failure are emerging and appear to point to a fault with the oil system which led to a fire developing inside the engine. The Aug. 2 incident on a “Package A” configuration engine later prompted Boeing to push back first 787 deliveries to launch customer All Nippon Airways to February 2011, rather than by the end of this year as planned. Boeing says “the delivery date revision follows an assessment of the availability of an ...

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