Boeing confirmed to ATW it is asking specific operators of 717, Next-Generation 737, 747-400, 767 and 777s to inspect aircraft with the Honeywell fixed emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) following the July 12 Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner fire at London Heathrow Airport. “We are taking this action following the AAIB Special Bulletin, which recommended that airplane models with fixed Honeywell ELTs be inspected,” a Boeing spokesman told ATW in an emailed ...

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