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Boeing 737 MAX can’t burn fuel with DuPont-made biocide

FAA bans DuPont fuel additive from use in 737 MAX (additive preventing bugs from growing in the tanks) ( More...

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This is not surprising since Dupont issued a bulletin in March saying not to use this product in aviation fuel based on at least 2 incidents with loss of fuel flow to both engines. Uncertain as to why a special notice on the 737MAX except since none were flying, they may have been missed when the bulletins were originally issued.


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