FAA Requires Further Checks For Airbus A380s Fitted With GP7200 Engines
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January 9, 2020 - by airlinerwatch.com
Toulouse, France - Flight safety investigators and experts are still working to determine the main reason of a fan-blade fracture that caused an Air France Airbus A380 to suffer engine failure in midair.
On March 10, 2019, One of the engines of an Air France Airbus A380 was shut down due to the compressor blade fracture. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said the reason for the fracture remains unknown.
The agency issued an interim directive requiring further precautionary action for the GP7200 engines powering the Airbus's superjumbos.
With this directive, the A380 Operators are...
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