EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0175 for Airbus A320 family, correcting required inspection of main landing gear sliding tubes, effective Aug. 5, 2021.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 21-106 for Airbus A320 family, requiring inspection of wing front spar vertical stringers, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 21-108 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861s, amending master minimum equipment list for fuel pumps, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 21-109 for Airbus A350-1041s, requiring replacement of fuselage RAM air turbine door belly fairing panels, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0180 for Airbus A300s, A300-600s, A310s, A320 family, A330s and A340s, requiring inspection and replacement of crew and passenger oxygen cylinders, effective Aug. 12, 2021.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-14-11 for certain GE CF6-80As and CF6-80C2s, requiring visual inspection and fluorescent penetrant inspection of the high pressure turbine thermal shield and, if cracking is detected, removal from service of the thermal shield, rotor stage 1 disk and rotor stage 2 disk, effective Aug. 27, 2021.
FAA has issued safety alert for operators 21003 on inspection of lavatory fire extinguishing bottles on aircraft parked or stored for a prolonged period of time in a high-temperature environment.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-14-13 for all Pratt & Whitney PW2037s, PW2037Ms, PW2040s and F117-PW-100s, requiring fluorescent penetrant inspections and visual inspections of the high-pressure turbine 2nd-stage air seal assembly and, depending on results, replacement of the 2nd-stage air seal assembly with a part eligible for installation, and this replacement, depending on engine model, must be made at either the next engine shop visit or the next piece-part opportunity, effective Sept. 1, 2021.
A listing of airworthiness directives and bulletins from around the world.