FAA Requiring G500 and G600 Inspections Due to Engine-Mount ‘Quality Escape’ Written 10 June 2024

G600 Landing

G600 final approach. | Credit: Md Shaifuzzaman Ayon; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

FlightGlobal reports, “The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered inspections of the Gulfstream G500 and G600 fleet in response to a 'quality escape' involving improperly installed engine-mounting hardware. In a 7 June airworthiness directive, the agency says it identified issues with Gulfstream’s installation of engines on new production aircraft and with aftermarket engine installations.”
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