Re: [<anon>: A310 EROPS]

From:         FilipPC.DeVos@rug.ac.be (Filip De Vos)
Organization: University of Ghent, Belgium
Date:         14 Jul 96 22:43:22 
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Robert Dorsett (rdd@netcom.com) wrote:
: A310 with P&W engines loses EROPS qualification.
: ================================================

: After suffering a second engine failure en route this year on Sunday, June
: 30, A310s with P&W engines lost their EROPS qualification in Belgium. Fewer

Which P&Ws ? JTD9s or PW4000 ? Or is the newer engine not used on the
A310?
(The first A310-300 was delivered to Swissair, and had JTD9s)

: than 25 of A310s produced share the engine configuration involved. The
: problems are traced back to a failure of the forward bearing of the engine.

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