The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) says it is close to releasing an airworthiness directive (AD) approving and mandating the permanent full-life fix for the cracking problem affecting Airbus A380 wing-rib brackets. The AD is for the permanent retrofit of both in-service and A380s currently on the final assembly line (FAL). Airbus also indicates that the AD is “imminent” and that it already received EASA certification for the full-life, permanent retrofit for the A380 wing ribs ...
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