FAA To Mandate Airbus A220 Engine Software Upgrade

Air Baltic Airbus A220
Credit: Air Baltic
The FAA plans to mandate Airbus A220 electronic engine control software upgrades to prevent risk of an automatic dual-engine shutdown when the system is attempting to prevent an uncommanded high-thrust incident. Under a proposed airworthiness directive set for release Oct. 25, A220 operators would...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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