FAA Plans Three 737NG Nacelle Retrofit Mandates

nacelle of 737 aircraft
Boeing and Collins Aerospace are developing new nacelle components for the 737 Next-Generation family, and the FAA plans to mandate retrofits.
Credit: Sean Broderick/AW&ST
Boeing and supplier Collins Aerospace are working on design changes to Boeing 737 Next-Generation nacelles that the FAA plans to mandate in response to a pair of engine fan-blade failures that caused significant airframe damage, but the timing of the fixes—once planned for this year—is unclear...

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