Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), broadening an FAA directive that focused on the Boeing 787, have ordered all operators with certain Honeywell-made Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) to check the units and related wiring for fire risks. Under the Aug. 15 airworthiness directive (AD), issued by Transport Canada and effective Aug. 26., operators of some 22 types of aircraft have 150 days to inspect the ELTs and surrounding areas. Canada’s regulations ...
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