Bombardier has just received Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) approval for a new maintenance intervals escalation for its most recent CRJ aircraft, whether they are already in service or are in production. The new programme actually only relates to the CRJ700s, CRJ900s and CRJ1000s.
The line maintenance inspection (A-check) interval has therefore been extended to 800 flight hours and the heavy maintenance inspection (C-check) interval to 8 000 flight hours.
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