Listen: 777 freighter unaffected as Pratt-powered airframes face grounding

Podcast discussion with Jim Edgar on how the freighter ended up with the GE90

Two unrelated instances of engine failure occurred over the weekend involving different models of Pratt & Whitney engines powering a United Airlines 777-200 and a Longtail Aviation 747-400BCF. Both incidents are under investigation, and while no fleetwide recommendations have been issued for the Pratt-powered 747s, Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau and the FAA have grounded the 777-200 […]


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