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GE90s To Be Removed!  
User currently offlineBoeing757/767 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2282 posts, RR: 1
Posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 774 times:

This week's Flight International reports that GE is removing 90 GE90 engines -- its entire Boeing 777 fleet -- after turbine blade separations caused inflight shutdowns. The engines will be repaired.

The magazine reports that the problems affected Saudi Arabian 777s. They were caused by reverse bending of the second stage high pressure turbine blades, leading to cracking and structural failure.

This will give airlines confidence in Boeing's decision to stick with GE on the 777X, huh?


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User currently offlineTWA717_200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 712 times:

This topic was discussed last week. Only the '90's man. before 11/98 will be repaired.

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