FAA Finalizes 737NG Autothrottle Upgrade

FAA has given operators of nearly 500 U.S.-registered Boeing 737NGs until September 23, 2017 to replace autothrottle computers—a fix that eliminates a design flaw which contributed to a 2009 Turkish Airlines accident in Amsterdam. While the fix mandates changing the GE-supplied computer, the...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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