The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued its latest airworthiness directive, which aims to prevent the potential loss of the Boeing 777’s horizontal stabilizer and will require airline operators to conduct checks of all their 777s for potential cracking. The directive will come into effect on June 30 and apply to all variants of Boeing’s twinjet widebody, including the 777-200, 777-200ER, 777-200LR, 777-300ER, and 777F cargo aircraft. Explaining the reason behind the directive, FAA issued a statement saying: “The FAA is issuing this AD to address cracking in the STA 2370 pivot bulkhead forward outer chord. Such cracking, if not detected and corrected, could

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