Tag Archives: Foreign Object Debris

07May/19

FOD Damages to 737 Flying Controls

Original post courtesy of Aerossurance.com The Incident During routine maintenance of a Boeing 737-838, engineers found metal filings next to the stabilizer trim cable drum in the forward electronics and equipment compartmentRead More…

28Mar/19

Southwest MAX on ferry flight requested emergency landing, One more hit for the Boeing 737?

Pilots of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 reported an emergency and returned to Orlando International Airport soon after takeoff March 26, the airline and FAA confirmed. The aircraft landed safelyRead More…

21Jan/19

Boeing overhauls quality controls: Good or Bad for FOD?

Originally published January 20, 2019 at 5:01 pm (Article Courtesy of The Seattle Times and seattletimes.com) Article original title, Boeing overhauls quality controls: more high-tech tracking but fewer inspectors. Boeing has begun aRead More…