Canadian air force CC-130J aircraft counterfeit parts alleged – UPI.com

OTTAWA, Feb. 8 (UPI) — The head of the Canadian air force says the service will continue flying its CC-130J Hercules despite allegations of counterfeit parts… “…there are no safety concerns and no flight limitations to our aircraft as a result of alleged counterfeit parts,” said Lt. Gen. Yvan Blondin.

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2 thoughts on “Canadian air force CC-130J aircraft counterfeit parts alleged – UPI.com

  1. Plain stupid. They are right that there is redundancy in an airplane. But it is there for a reason: safety! So they just change their requirements on safety to be able to fly with unsafe components.

    Yes, you can fly with analog instruments. But do YOU want to be in that airplane?

  2. Owen Peters says:

    The RCAF’s “Remarkably Cavalier Attitude” Towards Flight Safety: Letter By Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin Raises New Questions About Counterfeit Chinese Parts in Canadian C-130Js – The Ottawa Citizen 2/11/13

    http://blogs.ottawacitizen.com/2013/02/11/the-rcafs-remarkably-cavalier-attitude-towards-flight-safety-letter-by-lieutenant-general-yvan-blondin-raises-new-questions-about-counterfeit-chinese-parts-in-canadian-c-13/

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