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V2500 on-wing record broken

14th May 2009 - 19:57 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


A US Airways V2500 engine has set a new time on wing record, completing 30,520 flying hours on its first run, IAE International Aero Engines has announced.

This is the third time a US Airways engine has surpassed 30,000 hours before being removed for its first scheduled overhaul, and breaks the previous IAE time on wing record, also held by a US Airways engine.

The V2500-A5 engine was delivered to in December 2000, installed on an Airbus A319 and had completed nearly 12,000 cycles since new.

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