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The conversion market – forecasts and preparations

How will the introduction into service of the Boeing 787 affect the conversion market?   While many question marks still remain, related to the world economic situation, preparations are being made.   The Bedek Group of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is a leading conversion centre, and as such the “next big thing” should be clear […]

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El Al 777 landing gear failure – the investigation continues

The investigation of the cause of the El Al 777 emergency landing in May enters its final phase. Experts from the FAA, NTSB and Boeing, including metallurgic engineers, are expected this week at the MRO centre in Singapore that overhauled the landing gear that failed. “We hope that after this phase of the investigation, we […]

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The El Al Boeing 777 landing gear failure – first indications

Preliminary findings from the investigation into the emergency landing of an El Al Boeing 777 last month raise the possibility that the failure of one of the main landing gear was caused by the overhaul of the unit in an MRO centre in Singapore.Yitzhak Raz, chief accident investigator at the Israeli ministry of transport, said […]

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