SURGE ON GE90 ENGINE

From:         tshepherd@med-med1.bu.edu (Thornton Shepherd)
Organization: BUMCH
Date:         01 Jun 95 05:01:09 
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I read in Aviation Week that one of the GE90's on BA's first 777 had experienced
a "surge".  Can anyone tell us what a surge is and why it's of concern?  Will this
problem delay the delivery of the BA aircraft?

Thornton