With about 60% of mandatory inspections done, nothing pointing to a pressing CFM56-7B fleet-safety issue linked to fan-blade failure has turned up, CFM International reported. “CFM technicians are overall very pleased with how the fan blades have been maintained by the airlines,” a spokesperson for GE Aviation said. CFM is a GE/Safran Aircraft Engines joint venture. “No imminent safety concern with the fleet has been uncovered.” The inspection orders, issued by FAA ...

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