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FAA Statement on Issuing Airworthiness Directive (AD)

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FAA Statement on Issuing Airworthiness Directive (AD)The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive (AD) within the next two weeks that will require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines. The directive will require an ultrasonic inspection of fan blades when they reach a certain number of takeoffs and landings. Any blades that fail the inspection will have to be replaced. 

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