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Sat, Mar 26, 2005

FAA To Order Airbus Rudder Inspections

Order Affects Owners Of 112 A300s, A310s

The FAA Friday ordered detailed inspections of Airbus A300 and A310 rudders, in the aftermath of a rudder separation aboard a Canadian airliner earlier this month.

One hundred of those aircraft are flown by FedEx. Many of the others are flown by American.

"To date, we have seen no indication of any irregularities in our aircraft," the company said in a statement. There was no immediate comment from American.

The move came after a Canadian Air Transat flight from Cuba to Quebec City lost virtually its entire rudder in flight. The aircraft was able to return to Cuba for an uneventful landing.

The Canadian TSB is looking into the separation with the NTSB in Washington keeping close tabs on the investigation.

FMI: www.faa.gov

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