Instructions to prevent wiring installation errors like the one that triggered the July 2013 fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 were put in place for new-production emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) three months before the incident, but manufacturer Honeywell—unaware of the ramifications--did not make customers or manufacturers aware of the problem, a U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) update confirms.  The update, published June 18, reiterated earlier ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Honeywell Aware OF ELT Wiring Issues Before Ethiopian Fire ".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.