Rolls-Royce has developed a redesigned intermediate pressure compressor blade which addresses durability issues on Trent 1000 Package C engines. This blade has now been certified by both the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency. The relevant bulletins were provided to customers by both Rolls-Royce and Boeing in late December. The first engine to receive the blades is currently being serviced at the Rolls-Royce Engine Overhaul Services facility in Derby, UK. Introduction of the new blade, which will take place on a phased basis as production ramps up, is expected to help alleviate the number of Aircraft on

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