The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) instructing the operators of a small group of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines to ensure that no twin-engined airliner has both engines from the affected batch. It says that any airline that operates an aircraft with two of the engines should “de-pair” them to reduce the risk of a double inflight shutdown (IFSD). The Trent 1000 is installed primarily on the Boeing 787 and the AD ...

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