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The Engine Alliance powers over half of the world's A380s and constantly improves the performance and reliability of its engines.

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A380s
A380s
Los Angeles Airport
A Engine start
B Taxi-out
1
C Take off
10

Reports with engine data are generated on every flight

D Climb
2

The engine transmits reports throughout the flight – some even before takeoff, such as during engine start and taxi out.

Sensors on the engine
Each engine monitors more than
125 parameters
Temperature sensors
Pressure Sensors
Mass flow sensors
Sensors on the engine
Oil level sensors
Accelerometers
Position sensors
Speed sensors
3
4 ENGINES
per A380
Over 600,000 ROTATIONS of the fan blades per flight
4
More than 500 PARAMETERS are included in each report
More than 5,000 ELEMENTS are included in these 10 reports
5
F Descent
50 TRIGGERS produce realtime alerts
to the airlines and the EA
F Final approach
F Landing Roll
F Taxi In
F Engine Shutdown
The on-wing services team is ready to respond to the report if/when needed.
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