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August 11, 2020, 9:36 AM

Rolls-Royce Finds New Wear Problems with Trent XWB-84

Premature wear on Rolls-Royce XWB-84 engines powering Airbus A350s appears unrelated to the long-standing problems associated with the Trent 1000.

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