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Aviation Industry

Boeing Halts 737 MAX Flights For Engine Inspections

mayo 11, 2017

Flight tests of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are expected to resume shortly after being suspended for several days. This followed the discovery of cracks in part of a low-pressure (LP) turbine section destined for one of the CFM Leap-1B engines that power the new aircraft.

Boeing and CFM are inspecting the second and third LP turbine stage discs of a suspect population of Leap-1Bs. Boeing said it remains confident that delivery of the first 737-8 to Lion Air group carrier..

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Fuente: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-halts-737-max-flights-engine-inspections

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