Corrosion cuts life limit of Airbus A220 and Embraer/Boeing E2 compressor hubs
A220s are fitted with the PW1500G engine while the E2 family is powered by the PW1900G
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June 4, 2019 - by flightglobal.com
- A220s are fitted with the PW1500G engine while the E2 family is powered by the PW1900G
Airbus A220 and Embraer E2 operators are being advised of cycle limit amendments to the high-pressure compressor hub on their Pratt & Whitney engines.
The measure is being taken after corrosion on a front hub was discovered during routine engine overhaul.
"This corrosion, also found beneath the anti-corrosion coating, reduces the low-cycle fatigue capability and...