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August 11, 2020, 9:36 AM

Rolls-Royce Finds New Wear Problems with Trent XWB-84

Premature wear on Rolls-Royce XWB-84 engines powering Airbus A350s appears unrelated to the long-standing problems associated with the Trent 1000.

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Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter
Jul 23, 2020 - 2:14 PM
During FIA Connect 2020, industry leaders agreed that the pandemic has made focus on diversity more difficult, but say the issue remains critical.
Jul 23, 2020 - 1:20 PM
A Boeing 777G operated by Ethiopian Airlines sustained serious fire damage to its fuselage.
ZeroAvia Piper M-Class
Jul 23, 2020 - 12:18 PM
ZeroAviation is flight testing a hydrogen-powered six-seat aircraft, but says that by 2040 the technology could carry 200 people more than 3,000 nm.
Dan Elwell
Jul 23, 2020 - 10:00 AM
FAA deputy administrator Daniel Elwell said a recovery in airline traffic depends heavily on passengers consistently following Covid-19 safety measures.
Wisk Cora
Jul 23, 2020 - 9:17 AM
Some observers say established aircraft manufacturers are better placed than startups to make a success of urban air mobility in the long run.
Jul 23, 2020 - 9:11 AM
A Roland Berger report delves into pros and cons of the Aircraft FIRSt scheme, which would call on the UK government to encourage aircraft retirements.
Jul 22, 2020 - 4:36 PM
The Aerospace Technology Institute's mandate is to advance innovation among the UK's aviation industry.
Jul 22, 2020 - 3:14 PM
A smart factory can be a way to help manufacturers keep their doors open to support customers.
Embraer 195-E2
Jul 22, 2020 - 2:47 PM
Industry leaders estimate that the industry won't see any major new aircraft announcements for three to four years as airlines/OEMs struggle to recover.
Jul 22, 2020 - 1:53 PM
The airline group asserts that the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and its impact on demand justify their demand to freeze their slot portfolios.