Operators Weigh In On 737NG Nacelle Retrofit Plan

NTSB investigators look at damaged engine

Two Southwest Airlines engine failures prompted 737NG nacelle design changes.

Credit: NTSB
Some Boeing 737 Next Generation operators are working soon-to-be-mandated nacelle design changes into their maintenance programs as the FAA moves closer to finalizing a set of rules that are expected to be adopted globally. The FAA in mid-December issued draft airworthiness directives (AD) that...

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