Re: SR111 entertainment system?

Date:         31 Dec 99 02:09:03 
From:         "jtarver" <jtarver@tminet.com>
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General Tso <emtgx@aol.com> wrote ...
> On  a recent documentary on he Discovery Channel, the fire aboard SR111 was
> attributed to the wiring in the "now banned entertainment system." Also the
> United Honolulu cargo door mishap was also blamed on wiring.  I wasn't aware
> that such conclusions had been officially reached, or that an entertainment
> system installed on MD-11 has been banned.    Comments?

FAA issued an AD banning passenger entertainment systems on all MD-11
airplanes operated by US carriers.  The justification given was passenger
entertainment systems are not consistent with the electrical design of the
type.

John