Aviation safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
|Date issued:||25 October 2001|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the US
Federal Aviation Administration:
a) Review the life estimate and inspection intervals for high-pressure turbine blades repaired under the procedures using Inconel 625 alloy consumables.
b) Notify all operators using CFM56-2C, CFM56-2A/2B, CFM56-3 or similar engines of the possibility of catastrophic engine failure due to failure of high-pressure turbine blades repaired using Inconel 625 alloy consumables.
|Response from:||Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)|
|Action status:||No Response|