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FAA issues emergency AD on B737-800 SFP spoiler actuator jams
Last updated: 19 October 2017

published: 13 MAR 2007
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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The FAA issues an emergency AD for Boeing 737-800 SFP airplanes after reports of seven flight spoiler actuator jams on 737-800 Short Field Performance (SFP) airplanes. Two reports involved in-service airplanes that were discovered during a routine maintenance walk-around and were believed to have occurred on the previous landing during auto speedbrake extension. Five other reports occurred during spoiler system testing at Boeing prior to
delivery. (FAA)