New FAA requirements for GE engines used on Boeing jets

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by GLENN FARLEY / KING 5 News

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Posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:58 PM

The FAA is issuing new requirements for General Electric engines used on Boeing 787 and 747-8 airplanes.

Airlines now must inspect for cracks in certain drive shaft parts.

The agency hopes to prevent engine failures after two incidents involving GE N-X engines.

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