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SE229: Takeoff Misconfiguration - Takeoff Configuration Warning System Maintenance and Operational Assurance

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The purpose of this Safety Enhancement is to reduce the risk of taking off with misconfigured flaps or slats by directing airplane manufacturers and air carriers to ensure air carrier maintenance programs include appropriate actions and procedures for the proper operation of the takeoff configuration warning system (TCWS).

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Output 1, manufacturers review their takeoff configuration warning systems (TCWS) designs and maintenance programs to ensure acceptable in-service reliability, is complete based on aircraft manufacturers reporting they have reviewed the maintenance intervals and in-service reliability of TCWS, and have made changes to the maintenance intervals where required.

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