Pratt & Whitney GTF will need new gearbox for Airbus A320 applications - FAA Airworthiness Directive (AD)
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October 8, 2019 - by ERNEST ARVAI for Airinsight.com
The FAA has issued a proposed airworthiness directive for the Prat & Whitney PW1100G engines that power the Airbus A320neo family. Engines for the A220 (CSeries), Embraer E2 jets, and Mitsubishi SpaceJets are not impacted by this AD.
The AD would require all operators of the PW100G engine family to replace the main gearbox assembly and electronic engine control software
The affected models include the PW1133G-JM, PW1133GA-JM, PW1130G-JM, PW1129G-JM,PW1127G-JM, PW1127GA-JM, PW1127G1-JM, PW1124G-JM, PW1124G1-JM, and PW1122G-JM.
The proposed AD would require replacement of the affected Main Gear Box assembly...
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