Europe The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), concerned about the number of reports of defective fasteners, is developing a certification memorandum that will advise product developers to take steps to ensure the quality of so-called standards nuts and bolts (see photo). EASA based the certification memorandum (CM), which would be neither binding nor considered formal guidance, in part on a 2012 Safety Information Bulletin (No. 2012-06) that warned of faulty self-locking ...
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