August 30, 2012 archive

FAA directive orders replacement of some CRJ200 tires

The FAA released an airworthiness directive that orders Bombardier CRJ200 operators to remove certain Goodyear main landing gear tires from service because of a wear problem that could lead to tire failures. The order pertains to Goodyear tires that were constructed in Brazil and reflects an ongoing problem with tread separation issues on these tires …

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