NTSB Pushes Improved Ultrasonic Inspection Of Engine Parts

WASHINGTON—The NTSB says the FAA and industry should determine if improved ultrasonic inspection of engine parts during manufacturing would have found the defect that caused an uncontained engine failure on an American Airlines Boeing 767-300. Fragmentation of the high-pressure turbine (HPT) Stage 2...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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