GIPPSAERO Models GA8 and GA8-TC320 airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2012-1007; Directorate Identifier 2012-CE-031-AD] – proposes to require modification of the pitot heat wiring on the left-hand wingtip with a terminal block to prevent loss of heating to the pitot system. The proposal stems from mandatory continuing airworthiness information from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia, which cites reports of burnt electrical connectors leading to the left-hand wingtip pitot heater, which ...

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