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  • FAA Will Mandate New Inspections For Older 737s
    Posted by Frank Jackman 8:54 PM on Apr 04, 2011

    As Aviation Week's Andy Compart reported earlier today on the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN), the FAA tomorrow will issue an emergency directive requiring extra fatigue damage inspections of older Boeing 737s. FAA said a short time ago that the action will apply to about 175 aircraft worldwide, 80 of which are U.S.-registered. Most of the U.S. aircraft are operated by Southwest, the agency said. Log onto AWIN for more details.

    Tags: tw99, om99, 737, FAA, Southwest

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