The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published an airworthiness directive requiring that Boeing 737NGs, which have completed 30,000 flight cycles, be re-inspected on its hardware known as pickle forks. Under the directive, carriers must inspect 737NGs that have completed 22,600 flight cycles within their next 1,000 flight cycles within the next 60 days. The order impacts US-registered 737NGs, including -600, -700, -800 and -900 series aircraft. In response, Boeing has issued a statement, which said: “We regret the impact to our customers and have a repair plan in place to address any findings. “Less than 5% of the 1,200

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