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FAA Proposes Airworthiness Directive Over Boeing 757 Frame Cracks

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing 757-200, 757-200CB, and 757-300 airplanes, after receiving reports of airframe cracks on the wings during maintenance. The proposed AD would require operators of US-registered 757s to perform inspections or maintenance records checks for existing liner holes at certain stringers, and take corrective actions or operating limitations if needed. ( More...

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Shenghao Han 1
This might accelerate 757 retirement, sad to see them go while the rumored 797 won't be there in time.
linbb -3
Ok so there is an AD nothing new here but yes could cause the retirement of some AC for sure costing more than making the fix worthwhile.


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