This quote is also from my addendum (supplement) to my first report, and refers to a requirement in the Boeing QA Manual. You can see here some of the Exhibits I gave to the FAA with this report that Boeing had me arrested for "stealing." Leave it to arrogant Boeing to use law enforcement personnel unwittingly (at least I hope they were unwitting) to arrest people for trying to expose Boeing's heinous and truly illegal behavior in order to forestall Boeing's own criminal activity from being ended and delay those management employees complicit in it from being brought to justice.:
Removal Records for NCRS: I wrote (an) NCR...on the 757 S/N...T/R (Thrust Reverser) on actuator fittings damaged due to sleeve replacement. The significance of this: If a removal record was written on the three access panels during the sleeve replacement, a competent inspector would likely have caught this damage. This T/R, I believe, had it’s sleeve replaced at the vendor, but it was the vendor mechanics that also did the rework of most of these T/Rs at Boeing.
Check to see if we did the following requirements with the 33 757 Rolls Royce T/Rs that had their sleeves changed out. See if the log book was changed even though no required Removal Records were written for the sleeves. I don’t know if the log book goes to the detail level of the T/R translating sleeve S/N, but it won’t hurt to check if the log book, ARL, or other record we gave the customer with their airplane contains the right T/R sleeve S/N. This will illustrate the danger that goes with circumventing required processes, as they all work together, and problems snowball from the start.
Copied from page 36 of my original letter, this item: "Removal Records are also generally not initiated as required on NCR rework of accepted installations that require removal and replacement of parts. Our QOI is written very similarly to Renton’s QOI, and while I was assigned to the office, I emailed several Renton QA Supervisors to get their opinion on whether a Removal Record is still required when the NCR states to remove and replace. All except one emailed back to state they were still required."--See Exhibits AJ for 7 emails I got from Renton QA Supervisors that unanimously, except for one, said Removal Records were required for NCR removals. One affirmative answer was kind of wishy-washy, though. See Exhibit AY for the Wing Responsibility Center’s presentation on removals which requires a removal for NCR rework requiring disassembly.
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