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Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record — and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation. Experts say the issue isn’t likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both. Only 69 aircraft in […]
Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record — and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline
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The next big thing in aeroplane tech is becoming a nightmare for some airlines

Pratt & Whitney‘s new PurePower geared turbofan engines are designed to be cleaner, quieter, more powerful, and more fuel-efficient than existing jet engines. The engines will power the next generation of narrow-body airliners from Airbus, Bombardier, Embraer, Mitsubishi, and United Aircraft Corp. But the engines have been plagued by a […]
The next big thing in aeroplane tech is becoming a nightmare for some airlines