Rolls Accelerates Trent Blade Swaps, Alters Risk Modeling

During that 10-year timeframe, Aviation Week estimates there will be more than 115,000 MRO events. 63% of these will be through shop visits.
Rolls-Royce is fast-tracking the removal of certain older Trent 1000 intermediate pressure turbine (IPT) blades and modifying its blade-life calculation methods in the aftermath of a Norwegian Air 787 engine failure near Rome linked to blades that cracked before established life limits. The Aug. 10...

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