US FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt on Wednesday told Congress that the agency is reviewing requirements for inspecting aging aircraft following last Friday's midair fuselage skin rupture on a Southwest Airlines 737-300. FAA issued an emergency directive Tuesday requiring operators of "specific" Boeing 737-300/400/500 series aircraft to conduct initial and repetitive electromagnetic inspections for fatigue damage. SWA found five 737-300s with cracks during inspections of 79 ...

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