Old Nov 4, 18, 11:43 am
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Originally Posted by visitor View Post

Good question. She didnít but perhaps thereís people who drop something in the folds of the seat, or theyíre checking at end of flight they arenít leaving something behind... what sounded plausible was the fact that other than manufacturing defects there is really no reason for the valve attachments to fail so frequently.

Maybe itís cleaning crews trying to get under cushions to vacuum... I know, I know, highly unlikely
Actually, unfortunately, her statement is false. The problem is a manufacturer's defect in a plastic weld. The manufacturer had to redesign the bladder, certify it, and get it into service. AC is now replacing them.
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