return to service


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return to service

The completion of all applicable maintenance records and forms after maintenance has been performed on an aircraft that will allow the aircraft to be flown legally. An aircraft is flight tested by a certified pilot before being returned to service if major maintenance activity has been carried out.
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"Boeing agrees with the FAA's decision and request, and is working on the required software," the company said, adding that "Boeing will not offer the 737 MAX for certification by the FAA until we have satisfied all requirements for certification of the MAX and its safe return to service."
He stated a possible new jet dubbed NMA had fallen behind the Max's return to service as a priority, but that the timeline on decisions and entry to service remained unchanged.
* improved hardness development--yielding faster return to service over industry blends, which are typically made up of both 25-minute and 420-minute gel time polyaspartic esters
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Sigonella successfully completed a fuel tank return to service evolution on Jul.
Williams Partners said it plans to return to service the four undamaged units at its natural gas processing plant in Opal, Wyoming, which shut after an explosion and fire damaged one of the facility's five units.
The Doha-based carrier was the first to launch Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights to the UK in December, and the return to service means it remains the only airline in the world to operate scheduled 787 flights to and from the United Kingdom.
FAA faces strong commercial pressure to allow the Boeing 787 jet to return to service The FAA faces strong commercial pressure to allow the Boeing 787 jet to return to service.
Featuring rapid installation and return to service, HydraTite has been proven ideal for emergency repairs.
He added: "These aircraft will return to service once the manufacturer's approved procedures for return to service in such cases has been completed by Ryanair's engi-neers." The spokesman stressed there "was no risk and no cause for concern".
The videos have been released as part of the AECL's National Research Universal Return to Service Plan, developed to keep stakeholders notified about the NRU Return to Service Plan.
TWO models of Super Puma helicopters which were grounded after the North Sea crash in which 16 people died will return to service tomorrow.
"We continue to target the return to service of all four reactors in the third quarter I of this financial year, however the time required to install the circumferential bands means that it is now likely that two reactors will not return to service until early 2009," a spokesman said.