Boeing Proposes Phased Nacelle Retrofits For Some Models

Airframe damage
Airframe damage from several recent engine failures has prompted industry to re-examine nacelle designs.
Credit: NTSB
Boeing, arguing that incremental improvements will be safer than waiting for approval of a complete redesign, has asked the FAA to approve a phased approach for upgrading Boeing 737 Next Generation and 777 nacelles. The requests, filed with the FAA in August and formally acknowledged by the agency...

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