The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia is consulting on changes to aircraft weight and balance requirements currently captured in Civil Aviation Order 100.7. CASA is proposing to extend calibration requirement to two years or the period recommended by the manufacturer, whichever is shorter, potentially reducing regulatory burdens. Commenters have until April 19, 2018.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-0041R1 for Airbus A320 A320-271Ns, A321-271Ns and A321-272Ns, revising operational restrictions on engines, effective March 23, 2018.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 18-048 for Airbus A320 family, requiring inspection of cockpit panel bracket, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-0074 for Airbus A380s, requiring replacement of main passenger oxygen distribution line flexible hoses, effective April 19, 2018.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-0076 for Fokker F28 Mark 0070s, 0100s, 1000s, 2000s, 3000s and 4000s, requiring replacement of landing gear hydraulic line t-union, effective April 20, 2018.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-0077 for Fokker F28 Mark 0070s and 0100s, requiring replacement of landing gear hydraulic line restrictor check valve, effective April 20, 2018.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-07-05 GE CF6-80As, -80A1s, -80A2s and -80A3s, requiring replacement of the low-pressure turbine stage 3 nozzles, part numbers 9290M52P05 and 9290M52P06, effective May 11, 2018.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-07-11 for Fokker F28 Mark 0100s, requiring contacting the FAA to obtain instructions for addressing the unsafe condition on these products, and doing the actions specified in those instructions, effective April 23, 2018.
A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from CASA, EASA and FAA.