FAA is proposing inspections and replacement of certain Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan oil system components to eliminate an issue linked to at least two inflight shutdowns. The draft notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), published Sept. 10, covers PW1500Gs and PW1900G that power Airbus A220s and Embraer E-Jet E190 E2s/E195 E2s, respectively. FAA proposes initial and repetitive inspections of the gap between each engine’s oil supply tube and the fuel oil cooler (FOC). Initial ...

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