Airbus Friday told airlines that Thales pitot probes should be replaced with Goodrich models on all A330s/A340s as a "precautionary measure" and EASA said it will issue an order within two weeks calling for at least two of three Thales speed sensors on those aircraft types to be replaced with the Goodrich versions. The move comes after weeks of concern over Thales pitot probes sparked by the May 31 Air France Flight 447 crash in which malfunctioning speed sensors were "a factor" in the ...

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