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TC orders check of rudder pedals on three Bombardier jets

rudder-pedalsApril 22, 2014, MONTREAL — Canadian and U.S. aviation regulators have ordered Bombardier Inc. to inspect pilots’ rudder pedals for fractures on three more regional-jet models sold to airlines around the world.


April 22, 2014
By The Gazette
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Photo By: Bombardier


April 22, 2014 – MONTREAL — Canadian and U.S. aviation regulators have ordered Bombardier Inc. to inspect pilots’ rudder pedals for fractures on three more regional-jet models sold to airlines around the world.

The airworthiness directive (AD) — repair or inspection orders regulators issue to aircraft manufacturers — from Transport Canada and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) concern Bombardier’s CRJ700 70-seat, CRJ900 90-seat and CRJ1000 100-seat series of regional jets. The AD issued by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) on Jan. 8 extends its previous order last May to inspect pilot-side rudder pedal tubes for cracks and fractures on Bombardier’s smallest — and oldest — regional aircraft, the 50-seat CRJ200. | READ MORE

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