US FAA proposes a new directive on PW engines powering A320neo/A321neo planes2 min read . Updated: 04 Oct 2019, 09:00 PM IST
- The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a new air worthiness directive (AD) for Pratt & Whitney (PW) 1100G family of turbofan engines
- The FAA would require all operators of PW1100G family of turbofan engines to replace the main gearbox assembly
NEW DELHI, US FAA : The American aviation regulator, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has proposed a new air worthiness directive (AD) for Pratt & Whitney (PW) 1100G family of turbofan engines that powers Airbus A320neo/A321neo aircraft after several instances of in-flight shutdown issues faced by operators of the aircraft during the past months.
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