Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine Failures Ground SWISS Airbus A220 Fleet...
Let's Hope Their F-35 Engine Is Better?
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October 16, 2019 - by Ernest Arvai for airinsight.com
A third recent incident with the PW1524 engines powering the aircraft has led to a decision by Swiss to ground its 29 aircraft fleet until all of the engines can be examined, with those that are problem free returning to service.
The problems for the PW1524G follow a litany of problems experience on the larger PW1100G series used on the Airbus A320neo, which has been plagued with continuing engine problems over the past two years since introduction into service.
Another Airworthiness Directive for the GTF family is anticipated from the FAA, which...
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