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May 19, 2015
Airbus warns of bug that could affect A400M engines
Paris (AFP) May 19, 2015
Airbus on Tuesday warned of a technical bug potentially affecting the engines of its A400M that was discovered during an internal test after one of the military planes crashed in Spain. The company said in a statement it had sent out an alert to its clients urging them to carry out "specific checks of the Electronic Control Units (ECU) on each of the aircraft's engines." The ECU controls how the aircraft's engine operates. The potential flaw was uncovered during internal checks separate fro ... read more

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