New restrictions on a subset of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines that power Boeing 787-8s are not expected to be as disruptive as similar limitations on Package C engines, but could produce more headaches for affected operators ahead of permanent fixes the OEM is introducing. The new mandate—issued by FAA with a Feb. 4 effective date and expected to be adopted globally—limits extended range operations (ETOPS) for Package B Trent 1000s with more than 1,000 cycles on their ...

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