Re: B737 Hush Kits

From:         simonlc@ozemail.com.au (Simon Craig)
Organization: OzEmail Pty Ltd - Australia
Date:         14 Aug 95 03:43:33 
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> However what was not mentioned above, was that the problem was caused by the
> refurbished blades not being able to cope with the extra stresses that arise
> with the Hush-Kits units.
>
> It was then decided to change Air NZ policy to use only new Turbine Blades
> on the 737-200's Engines.

I was of the impression that the hush-kits were co-incidently absolutely
nothing to do with the "refurbished" turbine blades letting go.  It just
so happened that most of the hush kitted engines had the turbine blade
problem.

Simon Craig