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ERJ In Trouble With Faa?  
User currently offlineCrjmech From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 260 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

The has been a rumor going around at my employer that the FAA is considering grounding the entire ERJ fleet due to reliability issues with their RR/Allison AE3007 powerplants. Has anyone heard of this? Any input or information you have is welcome.


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User currently offline777gk From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1641 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1541 times:

I haven't heard that, but if it is true, COEX is screwed.

User currently offlineAA777-200 From United States of America, joined exactly 15 years ago today! , 322 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1519 times:

Yeah so Is Eagle. I have heard nothing about it at all and I work for Eagle. So much for our "All Jet" ORD operation if it happens.

User currently offlineVector From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 214 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (13 years 8 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1497 times:

Hi

I work for Embraer...

And I haven't neard that too...

Vector


User currently offlinePrebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6374 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (13 years 8 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1487 times:

Oh, I know this all too well. It's the same in my company. The people involved are always the last to be informed...    


Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm
User currently offlineLatechpilot From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 8 months 1 hour ago) and read 1451 times:

The ERJ have had problems with the FADEC system. FADEC stands for Fully Automatic Digital Engine Control. I think the aircraft has four of them, so failure of one is a non-event. The FAA issued an AD (Airworthiness Directive), and the airlines were very fast to comply. Continental Express is the largest operator of Embraer jets, and American Eagle runs a distant second. As far as I know, both have addressed the problem.

User currently offlineMarkus From United States of America, joined May 1999, 275 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1404 times:

At COEX we've already replaced many of the FADEC systems on the specific aircraft involved. Just to clarify, not all ERJ's are affected by this AD. To my knowledge the newer 145-LR's have a FADEC system which was not having this problem. Either way the system is very redundant and would not substantiate the FAA grounding all ERJ's

Cheers,
Markus


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