In an update this morning, Rolls-Royce confirmed that it had found similar issues relating to the Intermediate Pressure Compressor in a population of Trent 1000 engines, known as Package C engines, in another variant, the Package B engines. In agreement with the regulatory authorities and Boeing, Rolls-Royce says that it will carry out a one-off inspection of its Trent 1000 Package B fleet, “to further inform our understanding”. The Package B standard has been in service since 2012 and consists of 166 engines. According to the Flight Fleet Analyzer database, there are 61 Package B type engines currently in service,
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