More trouble ahead: Rolls Royce finds compressor issue in Trent 1000 Package B engines | AeroTime 

DAILY NEWSLETTER | 11 June 2018

More trouble ahead: Rolls Royce finds compressor issue in Trent 1000 Package B engines

Rolls Royce announced on June 11, 2018, that the durability issue already detected on its Trent 1000 Package C engines also affected “a small number of high life Package B engines”. This new problem comes at a time when Rolls Royce is preparing for organizational restructuring with “speculated” job cuts ahead.

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F-15C crash in Okinawa questions safety of US military presence

A United States Air Force F-15C fighter crashed off the island of Okinawa, South of Japan, on June 11, 2018. A helicopter of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force rescued the pilot after he managed to eject. He was transported to a local U.S. military hospital and is reportedly in a “serious condition”.

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Russian Ilyushin reveals Il-276 details

Russian aircraft manufacturer Ilyushin Aviation Complex (Ilyushin) is working on advanced development of Il-276 – medium tactical transport aircraft system – which was afoot to replace the outmoded An-12 models, according to the company.

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Latvian airBaltic and TAP Air Portugal to start codeshare flights

The Riga-based Latvian low-cost carrier airBaltic and the Lisbon-based Portuguese full service carrier TAP Air Portugal (TAP) have concluded a codeshare agreement, as announced on June 11, 2018. 

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