This volume examines the way unforeseen hazards of jet-age aviation progressively came to light through costly real-world experience, often with an inevitable toll in tragedy and human lives. Yet for all their grim consequences, these harsh lessons have helped to evolve a transport system on a scale beyond anything the world has ever seen, and at a safety level that statistically surpasses even the normal hazards of everyday life. Concorde has had 20 years of accident-free revenue flying, and the Boeing 747 jet has had 25 years of successful operation.The extent and number of skin repairs on the aircraft, and the effect of these repairs on the damage tolerance of the original design, ... the extent to which ageing aircraft could continue to be patched under existing manufacturera#39;s and FAA requirements. ... Boeing 737 Certification Although the initial certification of the Boeing 737 in 1967 conformed to regulatory ... circumstances of the Aloha accident and reiterating the need to assess aircraft airworthiness before taking any action thatanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Motorbooks International - 1996|