Airbus A220 Operators Told To Protect Avionics Against Rainfall
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September 8, 2020 - by David Kaminski-Morrow for www.flightglobal.com
Airbus A220 operators are being instructed to modify drain tubing after an incident in which rainwater dripped into the avionics bay and tripped a circuit breaker during taxi, causing an engine to shut down.
Rain had entered the aircraft through the main cabin entry door while it was open, according to Transport Canada.
This caused drains to overflow and led to dripping on the forward avionics bay below.
"Water ingress into the forward avionics bay could short-circuit the equipment in the area and lead to a loss of..
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