The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore has established a technical arrangement on aviation maintenance with the Civil Aviation Bureau of Japan.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore is allowing aviation companies to defer fee payments.
India’s Director General of Civil Aviation has continued the ban on domestic and international passenger flights until May 3.
EASA has issued safety information bulletin SAFO20006 for Boeing 787s, regarding vacuum-type fall-arrest protection systems and paint peeling issues.
EASA has issued safety information bulletin NM-20-06 for Boeing 787s, regarding electrical power system lug terminal tracks.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0088 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861, requiring inspection of ram air turbine wiring routing, effective May 1, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0089 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861s, requiring inspection and replacement of inboard pylon box at rib 14 fasteners, effective May 1, 2020.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-051R1 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861s, requiring inspection of inboard pylon box dog head fitting holes, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-063 for Airbus A350-1041s, requiring inspection of flap drive struts and lever bearing assemblies, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-08-03 for certain Rolls Royce Deutschland RB211-535E4-37s, RB211-535E4-B-37s and RB211-535E4-B-75s, requiring initial and repetitive ultrasonic inspections, both on-wing and during overhaul, to detect cracks on the installed low-pressure compressor fan blade roots, re-lubrication of the fan blade roots according to accumulated life cycles and replacement of certain blades that exceed the criteria established by the manufacturer, effective May 18, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-07-12 for certain ATR42-500s, requiring an inspection of the bonding braid screws for proper installation, a detailed inspection for damage to the pitch tab control rods if necessary, and replacement of the pitch tab control rods if necessary, effective May 18, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-07-11 for certain ATR42s and 72s, requiring modification of the electrical wiring routing in the engine nacelles, a one-time detailed visual inspection of the propeller brake hydraulic pipe and electrical wire bundle bracket screw head in the underwing box of the right-hand engine nacelle and, depending on findings, accomplishment of applicable corrective actions, effective May 18, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-07-14 for certain Boeing 747-100s, -100Bs, -100B SUDs, -200Bs, -200Cs, -200Fs, -300s, -400s, -400Ds, -400Fs, SRs, and SPs, requiring replacement of the bonding jumpers on the auxiliary power unit fuel pump and, for certain airplanes, installation of a second bonding jumper, inspection of the override-jettison fuel pumps and transfer-jettison fuel pumps to determine if the bonding jumper has a one-piece braid or two-piece braid and replacement of the bonding jumper if necessary, and replacement of the bonding jumper on the electrical scavenge fuel pump, effective May 18, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-07-51 for certain International Aero Engines V2522-A5s, V2524-A5s, V2525-D5s, V2527-A5s, V2527E-A5s, V2527M-A5s, V2528-D5s, V2530-A5s and V2533-A5s, requiring removal of affected high-pressure turbine 1st-stage disks from service, effective April 28, 2020, to all persons except persons for whom it was made immediately effective by emergency airworthiness directive 2020-07-51, issued on March 21, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-08-04 for certain International Aero Engines PW1133G-JMs, PW1133GA-JMs, PW1130G-JMs, PW1129G-JM, PW1127G-JMs, PW1127GA-JMs, PW1127G1-JMs, PW1124G-JMs, PW1124G1-JMs and PW1122G-JM, requiring replacement of failed low-pressure turbine 3rd-stage blades, effective May 21, 2020.
FAA has issued special airworthiness information bulletin NM-20-06, advising operators of Boeing 787-8s and -9s airplanes equipped with P500, P600, P700 and P800 power panels of inadequate installation of protection covers on certain lug terminal tracks and potential exposure to electrically powered surfaces.
Transport Canada has issued airworthiness directive CF-2020-09 for Bombardier CRJ 100s and 440s, requiring verifying that certain nose or main landing gear components is installed and then taking other actions, effective April 21, 2020.
A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from CAAS, DGCA, EASA, FAA and TC.