In response to the May 1998 FAA order to immediately inspect all older Boeing 737 aircraft for faulty wiring, this report presents information to support the claim that the military has known about wiring problems in both commercial a military aircraft since the early 1980s. Addresses the lack of communication between civilian a military agencies a the need for improved protection of whistleblowers who are trying to expose a correct safety problems. A series of remedies are offered that are intended to focus on the issue a lead to a resolution of wiring problems. Includes military a industry letters a reports.The report tested a variety of alternative constructions against the industry standard Mil- W-8 1381 polyimide wire and the Mil-W-22759/34 XL-ETFE wire. The goal of the study was to identify insulation candidates with balanced electrical, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Tripwired? Document Trail of Faulty Airplane Wiring Demonstrates Need for Comprehensive Review|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1998-06-01|