A380 APU Mount Update

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EASA issued a proposed airworthiness directive for Airbus A380s that would require operators to replace the auxiliary power unit (APU) suspension system. 

This was prompted by an engineering analysis that found the APU mounts may not meet their design requirements. 

If you want to comment on this proposed AD, please send an email to ADs@easa.europa.eu before May 28. 

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