Rolls-Royce will replace turbine blades on some Trent 700 engines powering the Airbus A330 because of corrosion issues the company says are unrelated to the similar, but more widespread, problem affecting operators of Trent 1000-powered Boeing 787s. The engine manufacturer issued a service bulletin that applies life limits to 244 Trent 700s, or just over 10% of the operational fleet. Of those, Rolls anticipates up to 70 will require servicing and high pressure (HP) turbine blade ...

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