FAA orders more frequent inspections for pylon cracks on 767

07/22/2010 | Bloomberg

The FAA has ordered stepped-up inspections of Boeing 767 aircraft in order to prevent cracks that may appear on pylons that connect the engines to the wings. Boeing suggested more frequent inspections last month after cracks were discovered. The new rule requires checks every 400 flights, compared to the old standard of every 1,500 flights.

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