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NTSB: American Airlines 767 Engine Failure Attributable to Metal FatigueThe National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued an Investigative Update of American Airlines flight AA383, which caught fire on runway 28R at Chicago O'Hare International Airport after aborting its take-off. (airwaysmag.com) More...
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More from the Seattle Times: http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/dramatic-ge-engine-explosion-on-boeing-767-poses-puzzle-for-investigators/
This is an incredibly well written, informative yet not hyperbolic piece of aviation journalism. Major kudos to the author for the research he put into it
So well written that it was easily translatable to portuguese.
Isn't it great to read a story without all the drama and incorrect information, and no one commenting on the "fliers"?
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Prediction: the first "fix" will be to replace the second disk at 10,000 hours instead of 15.000. This gives a margin of safety but also provides material for GE to study the disks more thoroughly to search for other hidden problems.