Regulators Flag Lavatory Fire Bottles For Return-To-Service Checks

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The unprecedented idling of thousands of aircraft has created new issues for regulators to address.
Credit: Sean Broderick/AWST
Instances of lavatory fire extinguishing bottles not working on aircraft returning from storage and inconsistent recommendations from manufacturers have prompted regulators to add the watch item to newly updated guidance on safe return to service protocols. “The FAA has received reports of numerous...

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