CFM International is monitoring its LEAP engine fleet for signs of an issue believed to be tied to the March 26 contained engine failure on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that was being ferried to storage. The engine maker has targeted a specific subset of LEAP-1A engines that power Airbus A320neos and -1B engines found on 737 MAXs based on operational data and recommended that operators inspect the affected engines. The issue: carbon build up, or deposits of ...

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