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Compressor issue in Rolls-Royce engine grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Rolls-Royce has been battling to fix a problem with the compressor in the Trent 1000 package C engines that power Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jet

Reuters 

Britain's Rolls-Royce said on Monday a costly problem affecting the durability of a certain type of Trent 1000 engine had spread to another type and would require further inspections, affecting customer Boeing. Rolls has been battling to fix a problem with the compressor in the Trent 1000 package C engines that power Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jet, forcing planes to be grounded while they are fixed. Rolls said on Monday it had now found the same issue on a "small number of high life Package B engines" and it had agreed with Boeing to carry out a one-off inspection ...

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 13:05 IST
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