Ireland’s Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) wants the FAA to study the effects of “extreme ground gusts” on aircraft control systems in response to an increase in “extreme weather events” associated with climate change. The recommendation comes from the final report on a Ryanair Boeing 737-800 that experienced rudder control problems after departure from Faro Airport in Portugal on October 24, 2011. Early that morning, the airport experienced a microburst ...
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