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Fuel did not feed PW4000 engine fire following engine failure: NTSB

A Boeing 777-200 engine fire following an engine failure last month was not fed by fuel and burned outside the core of the Pratt & Whitney PW4077 turbofan.

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Redesign to cure acoustic engine phenomenon linked to A220 failures

Pratt & Whitney is aiming to introduce redesigned bleed-valve ducts for Airbus A220 engines by the fourth quarter of this year, to eliminate a resonance phenomenon linked to a series of powerplant failures.

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EIB bankrolls Safran’s next-generation narrowbody engine research

Safran has secured a credit line of €500 million ($600 million) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to fund research into “innovative propulsion systems” for the next generation of single-aisle airliners.