Turbine blade erosion is causing engine failures on some of its Boeing 787s and Rolls-Royce is developing a new blade, Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has told ATW. The Tokyo-based carrier said in a statement to ATW that engine failures had occurred on three separate flights since February 2016. One incident occurred in February, a second in March and the most recent incident occurred Aug. 25. “We identified the cause of these failure are erosion and cracking of the turbine ...

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