Airworthiness Directive

August 11, 2010 - 11:49am

Jet Support Services (JSSI) has signed an agreement with Executive AirShare covering the P&WC PW535E engines on two Phenom 300s under its premium hourly-cost engine maintenance program.

August 2, 2010 - 7:30am

The FAA has issued revised Draft Order 8110.103A detailing new procedures on how agency personnel process alternative methods of compliance (Amoc) requests. Amocs are requested by companies and individuals seeking a different method for complying with an Airworthiness Directive (AD), but Amocs must also be approved by the FAA.

August 1, 2010 - 9:36am

A proposed Airworthiness Directive for Eclipse 500s would require changes to the electronic flight information system and the airplane flight manuals. The proposed 

AD stems from reports of uncommanded changes to the communications radio frequency, altitude preselect and/or transponder codes. The FAA said the AD would “correct faulty integration of hardware and software” on Eclipses.

August 1, 2010 - 7:57am

The FAA issued a proposed Airworthiness Directive regarding the use of airbrakes on the Gulfstream G200/IAI Galaxy. Based on information supplied by the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel, the document details possible high-cycle fatigue failure of the airbrake inboard hinge. The problem could result from aerodynamically induced vibration of the airbrake after extension beyond 360 kias.

July 14, 2010 - 8:14am

The FAA has issued a draft revised Order 8110.103A with new information about how agency personnel process alternative methods of compliance (Amoc) requests. Amocs are requested by companies and individuals seeking a different method for complying with an Airworthiness Directive (AD), but Amocs must also be approved by the FAA.

May 26, 2010 - 6:28am

The FAA seems to have been extraordinarily busy of late finding incidents of non-compliance with regulations. The result is what seems to be a high number of civil penalties assessed against operators, from airlines to tiny flight schools, for infractions ranging from non-compliance with Airworthiness Directives to flying

May 3, 2010 - 7:00am

Eurocopter is offering continuing airworthiness management under the EASA’s Part M rules. The manufacturer can thus provide airworthiness maintenance on behalf of operators, for their in-service aircraft.

March 31, 2010 - 6:23am

Falcon operators may now turn to Midcoast Aviation to meet the requirements of an impending airworthiness directive that will require structural modification
of the wing tank fuel bay on the Falcon 50/900/2000.

February 24, 2010 - 11:09am

The FAA has issued a request for comments on a final rule for an Airworthiness Directive (AD) for SICLI Halon 1211 portable fire extinguishers installed on various models of airplanes and rotorcraft, including some models built by Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Embraer and Eurocopter.

 
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