EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0103 for Airbus A330s and A340s, amending master minimum equipment list for air data reference inoperative, effective April 27, 2021.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0106 for Airbus A300s, A300-600s and A310s, requiring inspection of hydraulic power fire shut-off valves, effective April 29, 2021.
EASA has issued revised safety directive SD-2021-01R1 for the return to service for Boeing 737-8, -8200 and -9 MAXs.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 21-054 for Airbus A350-1041s and -941s, requiring a software update of the landing gear management system, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA recently presented results of inspections of Russian airline aircraft conducted at airports of the member states of the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) program. From March 25, 2020, to March 24, 2021, 171 inspections of 132 aircraft of 33 Russian operators were carried out at aprons of 28 airports of SAFA member states. There is a steady trend of improving results for Russian operators under SAFA. EASA assessed overall risks as stable and low. Currently, no Russian airline is considered by EASA for inclusion in the list of unreliable carriers, which are not allowed to operate at SAFA airports.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-08-01 for certain Rolls-Royce Deutschland RB211 Trent 768-60s, 772-60s and 772B-60s, requiring initial and repetitive inspections of the blade root of certain low-pressure compressor blades and re-lubrication of the blades and compressor disk and, depending on results of inspections, replacement of blades. Terminating inspection and re-lubrication is restoration of blade and examination and re-lubrication of the disk, effective April 30, 2021.
A listing of airworthiness directives and bulletins from around the world.