LONDON—A pending regulatory mandate will give Boeing 787 operators flying so-called “Package B” versions of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines 30 days to inspect intermediate pressure compressor (IPC) blades for cracks, setting the stage for perhaps more 787 groundings. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) directive, expected in the coming days, is based on Rolls-Royce input following tests that focused on widespread durability issues in Package C IPC blades. Rolls-Royce ...

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