Re: B737 Hush Kits

From:         chuanga@iia2.org (H Andrew Chuang)
Organization: International Internet Association.
Date:         30 Jul 95 13:02:10 
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In article <airliners.1995.777@ohare.chicago.com>,
Don Stokes <don@rata.vuw.ac.nz> wrote:
>In article <airliners.1995.706@ohare.chicago.com>,
>EGGERS RUSSELL <95russelle@gsb.stanford.edu> wrote:
>>Earlier this year Air New Zealand grounnded 10 of their 13 B737-200 aircraft
>>that had Nordam Hush kits fitted.
>>Does anyone know the outcome of the investigation
>
>Last I heard (and this is strictly my possibly faulty memory of news reports),
>the hushkits had been cleared as the responsible factor; rather the problem
>was traced to the blades themselves.  I believe all 737-200s in the Air NZ
>fleet eventually had their fan blades replaced, not just the huskitted ones.
>



Out of the four follow-ups of the original aritcle, only one correctly
stated that the problem was due to faulty refurbishing of *TURBINE*
blades, not fan blades!





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