Components en EASA calls for inspections of ATR hydraulic parts for leak risk <div class="node-body article-body">Insufficient clearance between a wire-bundle bracket screw and a hydraulic pipe feeding an engine component on certain ATR aircraft is causing damage to the pipe, leading the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to call for modifications of the bundles.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Regulation Daily News MRO Wed, 04 Sep 2019 19:17:00 +0000 315716 at Fixing latest MAX computer issue will not involve hardware changes <div class="node-body article-body">Fixing the latest Boeing 737 MAX flight control system anomaly flagged by FAA will not require hardware changes, and design differences between the MAX and its 737NG predecessor mean the issue presents far less risk on older 737s, ATW has confirmed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:37:00 +0000 315426 at Boeing Regulators order inspection of Boeing 757 aileron components <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing 757 operators have been ordered to inspect aileron components following an in-service report of an issue that limited a flight crew’s ability to move the flight-control surfaces.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News MRO ATW Plus Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:59:00 +0000 315262 at <p>United Airlines Boeing 757-200</p> Nigel Howarth/AWST Boeing opens new 737/767 components factory in Sheffield, UK <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has opened a Boeing 737 and 767 components manufacturing plant in Sheffield in northern UK, marking the manufacturer’s first European production site.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:44:00 +0000 297361 at Luther Pendragon Etihad incident over Australia led to 777 production line inspections <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Board (ATSB) reveals an inflight diversion of an <a href="">Etihad Airways</a> Boeing 777-300ER on Oct. 14, 2017 caused by chafing and arcing of incorrectly installed wire bundles led Boeing to subsequently introduce new production-line inspections and issue maintenance recommendations to operators.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News Manufacturers Safety ATW Plus Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:24:00 +0000 292301 at <p>Etihad&nbsp;Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson China Southern receives its first 787-9 with three-class layout <div class="node-body article-body">The aircraft is the sixth 787-9 to enter China Southern’s fleet, but the first to seat 28 passengers in business-class, 28 in premium economy and 220 in economy. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:06:00 +0000 291871 at <p>China Southern&rsquo;s latest Boeing 787-9 arriving at Guangzhou Baiyun airport following the delivery flight from Everett, Seattle.</p> China Southern Airlines NTSB: Corrosion, fatigue cracking behind 2016 FedEx landing accident <div class="node-body article-body">Corrosion that led to fatigue cracking caused the landing gear collapse on a FedEx MD-10-10F freighter at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Oct. 28, 2016, according to the NTSB final accident report released Aug. 23. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Safety Technology ATW Plus Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:54:00 +0000 291761 at <p>Left main fuel tank explodes on FedEx MD-10-10F&nbsp;at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Oct. 28, 2016</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Aviation Safety Network/Twitter Russia’s Rostec to sell 75% of MC-21 component manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s state-owned Rostec said it will sell 75% minus one share in Technodinamika holding company, the leading developer and manufacturer of components and systems for the MC-21, including the neutral gas, electrical power, oxygen and fire protection systems, as well as landing gear components. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:48:00 +0000 290311 at Irkut Corp. Airbus debuts BelugaXL freighter in whale-themed livery <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has rolled out the first BelugaXL outside load freighter from the paintshop in a special livery designed to make the aircraft resemble the species of whale after which the aircraft is named.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Manufacturers Fri, 29 Jun 2018 20:20:00 +0000 285741 at <p>Airbus BelugaXL&nbsp;makes its debut</p> Airbus Qantas reveals first cabin upgrade for Bombardier turboprop fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Qantas has completed a cabin refurbishment on the first of its turboprop aircraft, as the group undertakes an upgrade program across its Bombardier fleet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Airlines Components Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:23:00 +0000 285491 at <p>QantasLink upgraded Bombardier Q300 interior</p> Qantas