BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON CANADA Limited Helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2017-0433; Product Identifier 2016-SW-078-AD; Amendment 39-19602; AD 2019-06-04].  This AD requires inspecting each main rotor pitch link rod end bearing assembly (bearing) for wear and play. This AD was prompted by reports of worn bearings. The actions of this AD are intended to prevent an unsafe condition on these products. This AD is effective May 7. The FAA estimates that this AD affects 64 helicopters of U.S. ...


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