Oil System Flaw Caused 2014 C Series Engine Failure

LONDON—The uncontained failure of the Pratt & Whitney PW1524G engine that substantially damaged Bombardier’s C Series CS100 prototype in May 2014 was triggered by the failure of a Teflon seal in the oil system, according to a Transport Safety Board of Canada report. The failure of the low pressure...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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