A Brazilian regulator has ordered Embraer regional jet operators to inspect windshield center-post attachment points after reports of failed bolts. Initial checks, ordered in an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) effective Oct. 3, must be performed to a schedule outlined by Embraer in a Sept. 26 alert service bulletin, which divides in-service aircraft into two groups. The emergency AD also requires follow-up checks every 500 cycles, and replacement of certain parts within 6,000 ...


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