FAA to Publish Inspection Directive for Boeing 737 MAXs - Could Lead To Dual-Engine Power Loss...
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June 26, 2020 - by airlinerwatch.com
WASHINGTON D.C., U.S. - On June 24, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalized a directive requiring airlines to complete inspections of a key component of Boeing 737 MAX airplanes that, if faulty, could result in a loss of power to the engines.
The FAA, in response to a service bulletin issued by Boeing in December, proposed an airworthiness directive in February to mandate inspections.
The directive addressed concerns that some 737 MAX exterior panels on top of the engine may not have electrical bonding necessary to ensure adequate shielding of underlying wiring from the electromagnetic effects of high-power radio frequency transmitters and other sources.
That, the FAA warned, "could potentially lead to a dual-engine power loss...
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