The good news is that shoddy maintenance is most likely not the cause of the “loose bolts” problem that prompted a precautionary grounding of the BellBoeing V-22 fleet earlier this week.
The bad news: it’s starting to look more like a safety-critical design flaw, although the investigation is continuing.
Click here to read the breaking news from my phone interview today with Col Matt Mulhern, V-22 program manager.
Breaking: Fifth V-22 with loose bolts points to design problem
By Stephen Trimble on 26 March, 2009 in Uncategorised
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