The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) plans to mandate swaps of a Fokker Services-supplied electronic flight bag (EFB) component linked to several cockpit smoke and fume events. In a draft airworthiness directive (AD) published Sept. 27, EASA proposes giving operators 12 months to swap out universal serial bus (USB) receptacles made by Lone Star Aviation Corp. or Fokker Services and installed in more than a dozen types of aircraft. The USB components came as part of a Fokker ...

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