New Issue Prompts Expansion Of 737 Pickle Fork Checks

Credit: Nigel Howarth/AWST
WASHINGTON—Ongoing inspections of older Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG) structural parts have turned up cracks outside the original area targeted, prompting Boeing and the FAA to expand the checks.Checks of frame fittings and failsafe straps, or pickle forks, turned up cracks in four aircraft near...

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