EASA has suspended adoption of Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil airworthiness directive 2017-03-01 for Embraer ERJ 170s and 190s, which references a task not valid for aircraft operated under EASA.
EASA | AD 17-031R1
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EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 17-031R1 for Rolls-Royce RB211 Trent 800 engines, requiring a one-time replacement of low-pressure compressor case A-frame hollow locating pins, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA | AD 2017-0063
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EASA has superseded airworthiness directive 2014-0136 with 2017-0063 for Airbus A330s and A340s, requiring a special detailed inspection of the 10 fasteners holes located at FR40 lower shell panel junction on both left and right sides and other actions, effective April 26.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 17-047 for Rolls-Royce Trent XWBs, requiring repetitive on-wing inspections of affected locking plates and other actions, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
FAA | AD 2017-06-07
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FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-06-07 for all Airbus A330-200 Freighters, -200s and -300s and A340-200s, -300s, -500s and -600s, requiring identification of potentially affected inboard flap parts, a one-time eddy current inspection to identify which material the parts are made of, and, depending on findings, replacement with serviceable parts, effective May 15.
FAA | AD 2017-07-03
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FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-07-03 for all Airbus A330-243s, -243Fs, -341s, -342s and -343s, requiring an inspection to determine if affected hydraulic pressure tube assemblies are installed, and replacement with serviceable hydraulic pressure tube assemblies if necessary, and other actions, effective April 17.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-08-04 for all Canadair CL-600-2B19s, regional jet series 100s and 440s, requiring weight and balance data to be included in the weight and balance manual for certain modified aircraft and other actions, effective May 17.
FAA | AD 2017-06-09
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FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-06-09 for certain Boeing 787-8s, requiring installation of a fire block in the closets and video control stations and other actions, effective May 1.
FAA | Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin NM-17-10
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FAA has issued special airworthiness information bulletin NM-17-10 for Boeing 737s, 747s, 757s, 767s and 777s, advising on procedural changes for detecting corrosion damage to the aft fuselage structure in the area of the vacuum waste tanks.