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Re: REFLECTOR: Fuel tank venting
Peter Beaty wrote:
> What's the fix?
> At 05:37 PM 3/1/99 -0800, Scott Baker wrote:
> We believe that fuel must have entered the vent line
> >during the (initial) fueling of the aircraft and that the common
> >vent/pressurization was not strong enough to overcome the initial blockage
> >to this one tank. Just wanted to share.
If there is a fix, how do you know it is a fix. Last week a "fixed" 737
had a uncommanded rudder excursion. The pilots are now trained to cope
with them. i.e. periodically check the level in both tanks.