Aircraft manufacturer Boeing gets a major blow from US authorities after they discovered issues with the 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliner
“Areas in the tire/wheel zones could be susceptible to damage, which could result in loss of braking on one of the main landing gear, loss of nose wheel steering and more” the Federal Aviation Administration on Boeing 787.
- The Federal Aviation Administration discovered issues with the Boeing 787 dreamliner.
- Certain areas in the tire/wheel zone could be susceptible to damage.
- The damage can cause loss of braking on one of the main landing gear, loss of nose wheel steering, and loss of directional control on the ground.
- India is seeking information from FAA regarding their report.
Another setback might be disastrous for Boeing
Boeing 737 MAX jets created major trouble after two of them crashed within weeks of leaving Boeing factory. 346 people died during those crashes. Just two days ago, FAA ruled further changes are necessary for Boeing 737 MAX jets, for those who are currently grounded and flying as well.
Operated by major airlines such as United, Qantas and Air China, The Dreamliner has become huge stress for the Boeing. The brand’s image and the future prospect are on the line with huge orders still pending.