Never mind an A vs B thing. Whoever made them, there is one clear thing.....
This is bloody worrying. That's quite a high number of aircraft with, what sounds like, quite a severe safety issue.
You know if it where a Lockheed, we wouldn't be having these problems.
LOL L-188, although not quite sure if you are being serious or not!
BTW 777ER - Love your signature. 100% factual IMHO!