A220, E195 Engines Face Part Life-Limit Reduction

Here is a Pratt & Whitney PW1500G, which powers Delta Air Lines’ Airbus A220s…

Credit: Lee Ann Shay/Aviation Week
Pratt & Whitney has reduced life limits on PW1500G and PW1900G geared turbofan (GTF) high-pressure compressor (HPC) front hubs after excessive corrosion was discovered during a routine overhaul, and the FAA plans to mandate the change. The U.S. agency, in a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)...

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