• FAA orders engine software upgrade after aborted takeoffs

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    Safety regulators are ordering that engine software be replaced on some Airbus passenger jets because of a problem that has caused pilots to abort several takeoffs in cold weather.
    The order covers 82 engines on planes registered in the United States. The engines were built by CFM International, a joint venture of General Electric, and France's Safran, for Airbus A320neo and A321neo jets.
    The Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency said this week operators will have until late January to replace electronic-control software.
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