The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), addressing a Dutch Safety Board (DSB) recommendation tied to a fatal 2009 Turkish Airlines crash, has mandated Boeing 737NG autothrottle computer swaps, giving most operators until early May 2017 to do the work and going somewhat further than a similar FAA mandate a month earlier. The airworthiness directive, issued April 22, is similar to a proposed FAA mandate released March 3 (DAILY, March 3). However, EASA’s mandate adds a ...
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