The European Aviation Safety Agency has expanded inspection intervals for A380 wing component cracks as the regulator continues to work with Airbus to approve a final fix for the problem. The airworthiness directive is aimed at operators that have had their A380s undergo a first round of interim repairs to address cracks in some wing rib-feet on the aircraft. The updated guidance sets two different inspection requirements. A first wave of aircraft to receive an interim fix now need to ...

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