• Short Summary

    Federal Aviation Administration officials in Washington answered questions concerning the safety of "Jumbo Jet" engines at a press conference, on Saturday (3 October), following recent engine failures.

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    Federal Aviation Administration officials in Washington answered questions concerning the safety of "Jumbo Jet" engines at a press conference, on Saturday (3 October), following recent engine failures. They flatly denied that the aircraft were operating at near-critical engine temperatures, and said they were safe without qualification.

    Mr. Richard S. Sliff....Deputy Director of the F.A.A.'s Flight Standards Service...told reporters that none of the Boeing 747 engines failures so far had resulted in conditions anything near critical. The National Transportation Safety Board had earlier charged that the 350 passenger jetliners had been flying under conditions which could cause a catastrophe.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ENES3J62JY01GN5G64USY000
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ENES3J62JY01GN5G64USY000
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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