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FAA ORDERS INSPECTIONS OF BOEING 767
WASHINGTON, The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration ordered an inspection of Boeing 767 elevator mechanisms to see if any shear rivets had broken. These rivets are designed so that if a jam occurs in one part of the system, the force put in by the pilots can break the rivets and disconnect the jammed part of the system. This lets the pilots use the non jammed...
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