The FAA plans to order inspections of LiveTV in-flight entertainment system radomes on certain Boeing 737NGs, after 26 reports of radomes being cracked due to mishandling during installation or maintenance. In a draft directive scheduled for publication Aug. 5., Fthe AA says a “lack of dimensional controls” on manufacturing drawings can lead to preload stress on a radome during assembly with the fairing that surrounds it on top of the fuselage. Combining preload stress with more ...


"FAA To Order 737NG IFE Radome Checks" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.