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EASA says cracks detected on the wing spars of early A380s

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Toulouse, France - An Emergency Airworthiness Directive released by EASA says that cracks have been detected on the rear wing spars of the early A380s. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Cansojr
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Cracks in wing spar is definitely bad for business particularly the only flying Mammoth in history. An American aeronautical engineer predicted that this would be a problem with the the continuous flexing of the wing. I apologize, I cannot recall his name however he said carbon fibre would develop this problem.

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