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How a Rare Engine Flaw Could Ground Hundreds of Airbus A320neo Jets

A rare manufacturing defect in some engines made by U.S. company RTX could affect hundreds of Airbus jets in the next few years, causing higher costs and lower capacity for airlines and suppliers around the world. The Pratt & Whitney GTF engine powers several models of the Airbus A320neo family, which is a series of narrow-body aircraft that are designed to offer lower fuel consumption, lower emissions, and lower noise than previous models. The A320neo family includes the A319neo, the… ( More...

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