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INCIDENT: Air Baltic A220 Shut Down Engines On Landing!

INCIDENT: Air Baltic A220 Shut Down Engines On Landing!

In a strange incident, an Air Baltic A220 appears to have automatically shut down both engines as soon as it made contact with the runway. But fortunately, there were no injuries. The incident happened four days ago, on Sunday the 11th. It involved a scheduled flight,...
FAA To Require Boeing To Strengthen 777 Engine Cowling

FAA To Require Boeing To Strengthen 777 Engine Cowling

FAA’s Administrator said yesterday that the agency will require Boeing to strengthen the cowling design of its Pratt & Whitney-powered 777-200s. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson was speaking to a US House committee. This development follows the high-profile failure...
Airbus A321XLR Engines: More Power Needed!

Airbus A321XLR Engines: More Power Needed!

Airbus is reportedly asking engine manufacturers for up-rated versions of their engines, specifically for its upcoming A321XLR. The information comes from Safran, the French engine company working with General Electric in the CFM International partnership. The...
FAA To Require Boeing To Strengthen 777 Engine Cowling

United Will Not Retire Pratt & Whitney-Engined 777s!

United announced that they will not retire their Boeing 777s with Pratt & Whitney engines, after the incident over Denver last February. United announced that they will repair their 777s with Pratt & Whitney engines, rather than retire them. The possibility of...
Japan Airlines – Pratt & Whitney Engined 777s Retired!

Japan Airlines – Pratt & Whitney Engined 777s Retired!

Following the high-profile Pratt & Whitney engine failure over Denver in February, Japan Airlines has grounded the affected fleet. Last December Japan Airlines had what seemed like a carbon-copy incident with one of its own Pratt & Whitney-engined 777s. An...