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FAA grounds winglet-modified Citations in wake of plane crash that killed LouCity co-founder

Nearly six months after a Cessna Citation jet crashed in Southern Indiana, killing Louisville City FC co-founder Wayne Estopinal and two others, the Federal Aviation Administration says it will ground Cessna planes equipped with a part that may have caused the November tragedy. The FAA is forbidding flights by the planes — also called Textron Aviation Inc. Models 525, 525A and 525B — if they have Tamarack active load alleviation system (ATLAS) winglets installed, according to a directive issued… ( More...

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robbreid 1
FAA very slow to respond again - aircraft were already banned by EASA a month ago!!


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