Airbus A220 operators have been told to inspect fuel feed tubes for chafing caused by a clamp that, in extreme cases, could inhibit fuel from flowing to engines. A Transport Canada (TC) airworthiness directive issued May 13 said that operators have reported wear damage “on multiple airplanes” caused by bonding clamps contacting the tubes. “In one incident, the wear damage ultimately led to a hole in the main engine feed tube located in the collector tank, resulting ...

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