AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to correct “unsafe conditions” in aircraft and engines – Boeing, Cessna, C.F.M. International, Eurocopter, GROBWerk, Lycoming, PILATUS, and “Various Aircraft Equipped with Wing Lift Struts.

 

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines.

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.

What is an AD? Per 14 CFR § 39.1 the FAA issues an AD where: (a) “An unsafe condition exists in a product [aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance]; and (b) “that condition is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design”. “No person may operate a product to which an [AD] applies except in accordance with the requirements of that [AD].” 14 CFR § 39.3.  Continue reading

SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT – WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18 FAA ACTION ON BOEING 787.

U.S. FAA announced a “comprehensive review” of the 787′s critical systems, and announced that it will issue an emergency airworthiness directive to address “a potential battery fire risk” in the 787.

U.S. FAA announced that it will “require operators to temporarily cease operations” of the 787 pending issuance of the emergency airworthiness directive.

See U.S. FAA press release here

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to correct “unsafe conditions” in aircraft and engines – Airbus, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Burkhart, Cessna, Eurocopter, Honeywell, International Aero Engines, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce Deutschland, Saab, Thielert, and Turbomeca.

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines. 

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines. 

What is an AD? Per 14 CFR § 39.1 the FAA issues an AD where: (a) “An unsafe condition exists in a product [aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance]; and (b) “that condition is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design”. “No person may operate a product to which an [AD] applies except in accordance with the requirements of that [AD].” 14 CFR § 39.3.

Airbus Model A318, A319, A320, and A321 series airplanes. Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to Correct “Unsafe Conditions” in Aircraft – Airbus, The Boeing Company, Reims Aviation, and Rolls-Royce.

A has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines. 

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines. Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA Airworthiness Directives to Correct What the FAA Considers “Unsafe Conditions” in aircraft and engines – This week: Airbus, The Boeing Company, Bombardier, Inc., Embraer, S.A., GA200 (Pty), Gulfstream, and Rolls-Royce.

As it typically does the FAA has issued final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines. 

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.

What is an AD? Per 14 CFR § 39.1 the FAA issues an AD where: (a) “An unsafe condition exists in a product [aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance]; and (b) “that condition is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design”. “No person may operate a product to which an [AD] applies except in accordance with the requirements of that [AD].” 14 CFR § 39.3.

Airbus Model A330-300 series airplanes and Model A340-200 and -300 series airplanes. 

December 27, 2012, Final rule ):  Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to Correct “Unsafe Conditions” in Aircraft – The Boeing Company, Cessna Aircraft Company Airplanes, Embraer, Eurocopter, and Gulfstream.

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines. 

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.  Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to Correct “Unsafe Conditions” in Aircraft – Boeing Company airplanes, Bombardier, Inc. airplanes, GE Turbofan engines, and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG Turbofan engines selected for this week’s blog coverage.

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines.

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.

What is an AD? Per 14 CFR § 39.1 the FAA issues an AD where: (a) “An unsafe condition Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to Correct “Unsafe Conditions” in Aircraft – Embraer, Boeing, Bombardier, Cessna, Eurocopter and Lycoming selected for this week’s blog coverage.

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines. 

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.

What is an AD? Per 14 CFR § 39.1 the FAA issues an AD where: (a) “An unsafe condition exists in a product [aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance]; and (b) “that condition is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design”. “No person may operate a product to which an [AD] applies except in accordance with the requirements of that [AD].” 14 CFR § 39.3.

Selective – not complete – list from last week: Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to Correct “Unsafe Conditions” in Aircraft Selected Here.

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines.

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.  Continue reading

AVIATION / FAA “Airworthiness Directives” to correct “unsafe conditions” in aircraft selected here.

The FAA has issued various final or proposed “airworthiness directives” (“AD’s”) for specified models of aircraft and engines during the past week. 

Who is affected? Any party who operates or holds a property interest (owner, lessee, or security party) in the specified aircraft or engines.

What is an AD? Per 14 CFR § 39.1 the FAA issues an AD where: (a) “An unsafe condition exists in a product [aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance]; and (b) “that condition is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design”. “No person may operate a product to which an [AD] applies except in accordance with the requirements of that [AD].” 14 CFR § 39.3.

Selective – not complete – list from last week:

Airbus Model A310-204, -222, -304, -322, and -324 airplanes (November 19, 2012, Notice of proposed rulemaking ): 

This proposed AD was prompted by the manufacturer re-classifying slat extension eccentric bolts as principle structural elements (PSE) with replacement due at or before

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