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Looking to prevent fuel tank explosions on the Boeing 747, FAA issues AD

Following inspections by Boeing plus reports received by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the agency has issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD) for certain Boeing 747-400 and 747-8 aircraft that have an activated horizontal stabilizer fuel tank. ( More...

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jbermo 1
This is the second B-747 AD issued within 30 days. I wonder why the sudden focus on the B-747?
avionik99 2
Would have been nice to have shown a parts breakdown explaining the situation better.


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