EASA Flags 13 A350s With Lightning-Protection Risk

A350 wing in flight
Credit: S. Ramadier/Airbus
EASA has issued a proposed airworthiness directive (PAD) for a small number of Airbus A350-900s and -1000s to ensure affected aircraft do not have two production-quality problems that, when subjected to an intense lightning strike, could create a fuel tank vapor ignition source. “Due to a production...

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