FAA issues airworthiness directive for 222 Boeing 787 aircraft By Reuters


© Reuters. Boeing 787 Dreamliners are displayed in final production at the widebody factory in North Charleston

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive for certain Boeing (NYSE 🙂 Co 787 jets on Wednesday, calling for the planes to be inspected following reports of broken decompression panels in the bilge area. . The directive comes as Boeing grapples with multiple production failures in its 787 Dreamliners that have led to intensive inspections and more than 80 undelivered aircraft. (https: // Decompression panels separate the passenger compartment from the cargo compartment in an aircraft. The aviation safety regulator estimates that the directive affects 222 787 aircraft that are on the US registry. Boeing did not respond immediately to a request for comment.

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