FAA To Order 757, 767 AOA Vane Upgrades

Credit: Nigel Howarth/AWST
WASHINGTON—Reports of nuisance stall warnings triggered by frozen angle-of-attack (AOA) vanes has led FAA to mandate replacement of the parts on Boeing 757s, 767s, and 727s. FAA in a notice of proposed rulemaking set for publication July 9 is proposing a 36-month window for replacing affected AOA...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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