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Covid-19 Airworthiness Issues

Often the word unprecedented is used. The COVID-19 crisis came upon us quickly, but it will not leave us quickly. There is much we do not know. However, we do know that the coronavirus pandemic is a difficult and uncertain time for everyone. The importance of Airworthiness remains undiminished. As the international aviation industry returns to service it may become more important than ever.

Covid-19 Articles

FAA Issues Emergency AD for inspections of 737s

Emergency AD prompted by 4 recent reports of single-engine shutdowns due to engine bleed air 5th stage check valves being stuck open.
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EASA ECDC Covid-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Joint guidance on ways that locations and situations can be re-engineered to meet new standards.
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Erroneous altitude and airspeed indication incidents

Following 2 incidents Dutch Safety Board issue warning for return to service aircraft.
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FAA Aviation MX Human Factors Dec 2020 Newsletter

Quarterly Magazine covering Evidence Based Guidance for Managing COVID-19 Risks
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New ICAO ‘Roadmap to OPS Normal’ website

Info and links to new ICAO "return to OPS Normal" website
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UK Government BEIS Committee Meeting – IFA report on discussion

IFA report following BEIS meeting sharing view on how business is dealing with Covid and Brexit. This content is only available to IFA members. Join now or log in
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Guidelines for COVID-19 Testing and Quarantine of air travellers

Guidelines for COVID-19 testing and quarantine of air travellers – Addendum to the Aviation Health Safety Protocol This joint ECDC-European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) document aims to support Member States in determining a coordinated approach to reduce the risks related to the movement of people by air within and between the EU/EEA countries and...
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Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX suffers hydraulic fault

During return to service flight, left-hand engine shut down.
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Aviation Round Table Report on the Recovery of European Aviation

European Associations representing entire aviation sector offer proposals for the recovery and relaunch in post COVID-19 world.
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Hazard Associated with Dry Ice Aboard Aircraft

Link to FAA Advisory Circular discussing hazards associated with the transportation of dry ice. (IFA Comment)
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