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FAA releases an AD for Pratt & Whitney's geared turbofans

Washington, D.C. - On Sept. 9, the US Federal Aviation Administration has published an airworthiness directive proposing airlines to check Pratt & Whitney's some geared turbofans. The directive came after an investigation for two in-flight engine failures last year due to oil leaks from PW1500G and PW1900G engines that power the Airbus' A220s and Embraer's E2 series jets respectively. The directive refers to the risk of oil leaking from the oil supply tube and the fuel oil… ( More...

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From Airliner Watch article.
The issue was already addressed by the manufacturer in service bulletins that were released earlier this year.


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