badpilot wrote:I was on a B717-200 yesterday, looking out the window, and I saw something a little odd. Looked like the inboard flap hinge fairing was missing... ...After we landed, I took a look (and searched up photos of the plane) and indeed the other side has a fairing. I told the flight attendant as I left and she said they will look into it.
Anyway, now I'm wondering if this is normal, or if I misunderstood what I saw.
GalaxyFlyer wrote:Could be on the Configuration Deviation List as an acceptable missing fairing. Those are, like MEL items, planned and any decrement to performance accounted for.
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