The FAA has ordered Bombardier CRJ200 operators to remove certain Goodyear main landing gear tires from service because of a wear problem that could lead to failures. The order, delivered via an immediately adopted airworthiness directive (AD 2012-0881), affects new Goodyear tires made in Brazil. The tires are exhibiting tread separations and tread-area bulges due to low adhesion along the tire shoulders, or edges, the FAA says. Retreaded tires are not affected. Operators have five ...
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