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FAA.(Federal Aviation Administration issues inspection order)(Brief Article)

FAA issued an AD to inspect and possibly replace two dimmer switches in the cockpits of the 174 MD-11s is operating worldwide, including 65 U.S. registered aircraft. The order, which follows the recent crash of a Swissair MD-11 off Nova Scotia, requires a 1-time inspection to identify part numbers on two MD-11 cockpit-lighting dimmer controls that could overheat and produce smoke. …

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