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Old 8th Jan 2022, 22:01
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Mr Proach
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Originally Posted by Looigi View Post
Today I spoke to one of the engineers who looked after this fleet who corrected me - $15 million USD each for 6 engines!. The aircraft were parked in Auckland against advice to Management. The only engine to remain serviceable was the spare in the hangar. The rest are toast with major corrosion and water damage... I would imagine that a few people have been invited to tea and biscuits in the boardroom over this!
It is not uncommon that a lot of people on aviation company boards don't know the basic principles relating to the management of airframes and engines however, many are highly skilled in the art of obfuscation.
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