Monthly Archives: August 2017

EASA issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive for A359s – possible fuel/air ignition in fuel tanks

EASA issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive for A359s due to possible fuel/air ignition in fuel tanks. On Aug 24th 2017 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) released¬†Emergency Aiworthiness Directive (EAD) 2017-0154-E¬†for all Airbus A350-941 aircraft stating: In the A350 design, the hydraulic fluid cooling system is located in the fuel tanks. Recently, an overheat failure mode […]

Cabin Air Safety Act aimed at cleaning the air in the air

Cabin Air Safety Act aimed at cleaning the air in the air. It’s not all that unusual these days to hear stories of “fume events” or incidents where unusual “odours in the cabin” have caused flights to be delayed, rerouted or to make emergency landings. In January, 2017, seven flight attendants were taken to the […]