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14th Mar 2010, 20:27

Boeing news | FAA requires inspection of 600 Boeing 737s | Seattle Times Newspaper (http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/boeingaerospace/2011337545_boeing737s13.html)

14th Mar 2010, 20:50
Sounds serious enough to take serious.

Unfortunate that this chap:

By Dominic Gates
Seattle Times aerospace reporter

doesn't seem to have a clue what various bits on an aircraft are called.

14th Mar 2010, 22:15
After the first event, Boeing changed the number of hinges on the elevator tab from four to six (from memory).

FCS Explorer
15th Mar 2010, 01:03
thought that problem was solved years ago by minor design changes and procedural add-ons?!
although being restricted to 270kts was nice and quiet.

15th Mar 2010, 04:11
Not trying to start any kind of p!ssing match, but that's not a proper paper trail Mr. IGh