Rosaviatsia: review MAC certificate on the Boeing 737 does not mean the ban on flights of these ships


MOSCOW, November 6. The suspension of the Interstate aviation Committee (IAC) certificate validity Boeing 737 cannot serve as a reason for stopping the operation of these aircraft in Russian airlines to the decision of the Federal air transport Agency. About it reported on air of TV channel “Russia 24” Advisor to the head of Rosaviation Sergey Izvolsky.

“In its decision on the revocation of the type certificate for the Boeing 737 MAC can’t stop the flights of these aircraft in Russian companies. Ban on flights of one type or another aircraft may enter only at the specially authorized body of Executive power – the Federal air transport Agency. This decision of the Federal air transport Agency has not adopted”, – said Izvolsky.

The statement MAC

Earlier in the POPPY have declared that the Federal air transport Agency for a long time, claiming a serious weakness of the Boeing 737, had not informed the airline and the Supervisory authorities of the Russian Federation.

A matter of serious concern that a long period of time, expressing serious shortcomings of aircraft such as the Boeing 737 that directly affect flight safety, the aviation authorities had not informed the airline and the Supervisory authorities of Russia. It is alarming that more than 20 million passengers aircraft Boeing 737 for a long time was exposed to significant risk

the statement MAC

Clarification of MAC, it also follows that the suspension of certificates due to the results of investigation of accident of plane Boeing 737-500, which occurred on November 17, 2013 in Kazan airport. Then, at the request of the Committee, the leadership of the Federal air transport Agency has suggested that the probable cause of the accident is failure of the steering system height. However, the study conducted by MACK, confirmed the failure of this system.

Suspension of certificate

On Thursday it became known that MAC has suspended the certificate of a Boeing 737 in Russia until receipt of a joint notice to the Federal air transport Agency and Service certification of type of aircraft of the USA (FAA) airworthiness of the aircraft.

A corresponding letter from the POPPY heads of departments of the Russian Federation and the USA posted on the organization’s website.

In a letter to MAC signed by the Chairman of Aviation register of the Vladimir Bespalov, States that the POPPY twice in 2015 received letters from the Russian aviation authorities about the urgent need to rework the steering system the height of a Boeing 737. The Federal air transport Agency for more than a year he was in correspondence with the relevant office of the United States.

About The Boeing 737

The Boeing 737 is one of the most exploited types of aircraft to Russian airlines.

The largest operator of this aircraft type until recently was “Transaero”, in the Park of which there were 52 Boeing 737. However, at the end of October this airline went out of transportation after the cancellation of the Federal air transport Agency of its operator certificate.

Now all Boeing 737 airline UTair (50 copies). It is followed by Orenair (16 samples), S7 (Globus, 13 instances) and “Aeroflot” (12 copies).