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ATSB: Manufacturing problem potential factor in recent A380 engine failure
2 December 2010

ATSB: Manufacturing problem potential factor in recent A380 engine failure

2 December 2010

The ATSB has issued a safety recommendation about potential engine problems in some Airbus A380 aircraft. The ATSB is investigating an occurrence involving a Qantas A380 aircraft that experienced engine failure over Batam Island, Indonesia on 4 November 2010. The aircraft landed safely in Singapore having returned with the aircraft’s No 2 engine shut down. There […]

EASA amends emergency AD on Trent engines

22 November 2010

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a new  emergency airworthiness directive (2010-0242-E) for Rolls Royce RB211 Trent 900 series engines following a recent incident involving  such an engine on a Qantas A380.  This AD supersedes a previous emergency AD ( 2010-0236-E) that was issued on Novemer 10, 2010. Since issuance of AD 2010-0236-E, the incident investigation has […]

EASA issues emergency AD on Trent engines following Qantas A380 engine failure

11 November 2010

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) for Rolls Royce RB211 Trent 900 series engines following a recent incident involving  such an engine on a Qantas A380. The incident happened on November 4, 2010 when engine nr 2. on a Qantas Airbus A380, VH-OQA, suffered an uncontained failure shortly after takeoff from Singapore. […]