FAA To Propose Altimeter Checks

FAA Friday will propose altimeter checks for 716 U.S.-registered MD-80s, MD-90s, 717s, DC-10s, and MD-10s to prevent “erroneous air data information” from being fed to instruments. Boeing recommended the checks last year. Initial inspections would be within 18 months of a final rule. MD-11s are not...

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