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INCIDENT – Fuel Contamination: Take-off Engine Trouble

INCIDENT – Fuel Contamination: Take-off Engine Trouble

An A321 crew faced serious trouble on take-off when both engines faltered due to fuel contamination. Afterwards, the cause was just as alarming. A Titan Airways Airbus A321 reg. G-POWN, was performing a positioning flight from London Gatwick (EGKK) to London Stansted...
Boeing 737NG – Is It Really Finished?

Boeing 737NG – Is It Really Finished?

The Boeing has replaced the 737NG with the MAX a while ago now. With the latter’s problems now mostly behind it, is the NG done? It was in production for 22 years. That’s two years more than the production run of the original 737-100/200 (‘Jurassic’) series. So it was...
CFM56 – History And Future Of The Go-Anywhere Engine

CFM56 – History And Future Of The Go-Anywhere Engine

The CFM56 itself has plenty of history, both commercial and military. But its origin, development and future are just as interesting! What do some airliners, two bombers, a spy plane, some fighter jets and a supersonic business jet have in common? They all use engines...