FAA Orders Inspections Of All Boeing 737 MAXs To Fix Defect
The work required to fix the issue is just 12 hours per airplane — five hours to do the inspection and a further seven hours if a fix is required, the FAA estimated.
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February 26, 2020 - by Dominic Gates for seattletimes.com
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has prepared an airworthiness directive requiring all Boeing 737 MAXs to be inspected for a manufacturing defect the jet maker discovered in December.
All MAXs found to have the defect will have to be fixed before they can fly again, although Boeing doesn't expect this requirement to add further delay to the aircraft's return to service.
The FAA directive was posted to the Federal Register on Tuesday, a day ahead of formal publication.
The manufacturing defect, which was...
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