Airbus A300-600 and A310 series aircraft involved in future inflight upsets resulting in high lateral loads of 0.3g or more will require certain inspections under an airworthiness directive published on the Federal Register last week. The FAA's action stems from the Nov. 12, 2001, crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in which the composite tail of the Airbus A300-600 was ripped from the fuselage shortly after its departure from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport. ...
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