Operators of certain Boeing 767-200, -300 and -300Fs will be required to perform more frequent pylon inspections to detect fatigue cracking in the primary strut structure under an FAA airworthiness directive to be issued July 22. The directive, which becomes effective 15 days after its publication, calls for an initial pylon inspection after 8,000 flights instead of after 10,000 flights mandated under a September 2005 AD. In addition, repetitive inspections to detect cracking of the ...

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