The UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued safety notice 2020-011 on human factors considerations for organizations during COVID-19 restart.
India’s Director General Civil Aviation has issued its final investigation report on ground incident to of a Jet Airways Boeing 737-700 at Delhi Airport on July 5, 2017, concluding non-adherence to air traffic control instructions and company standard operating procedures resulted in the incident.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0139R1 for Airbus A350-1041s and -941s, requiring inspection of horizontal tail plane lateral load fitting bushings, effective July 6, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0148 for Airbus A319s, A320s and A321s, requiring inspection of low pressure fuels shut off valve, effective July 20, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0149 for Saab 2000s, 340Bs and SF340As, requiring replacement of nose landing gear door attachment bolts, effective July 21, 2020.
EASA has cancelled proposed airworthiness directive 20-104-CN for Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR700-710A2-20s and -710C4-11s, requiring replacement of engine electronic controller firebox assembly.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-102R1 for Airbus A330s and A340s, requiring inspection of trimmable horizontal stabilizer actuator lower attachment parts, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-103 for Airbus: A340-541s, -542s, -642s and -643s, requiring inspection of wing lower skin covers at rib bays, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-105 for Rolls-Royce Deutschland Trent 1000s, requiring inspection of low pressure turbine discs, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has cancelled proposed airworthiness directive 20-106-CN for Rolls-Royce Deutschland Trent 1000s, requiring replacement of high pressure turbine disc front cover plate.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-107 Fokker F27 Mark 050s, 0502s and 0604s, implementing time limits and maintenance checks under airworthiness limitations part 2 and safe life items, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-108 for ATR 42s and 72s, amending aircraft flight manual sections limitations and emergency procedures, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-109 Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861s, requiring inspection of ram air turbine gearbox, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-13-08 for all GE CF6-80E1A1s, -80E1A2s, -80E1A3s, -80E1A4s and -80E1A4/Bs, requiring an update of the Airworthiness Limitations Section of GE Engine Manual GEK99376 and the operator's existing continuous airworthiness maintenance program, effective Aug. 11, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-14-04 for all Rolls-Royce Deutschland Trent 1000-As, -AEs, -Cs, -CEs, -Ds, -Es, -Gs, and –Hs, requires removing and replacing one or both affected engines, depending on whether the engine pairing combinations are compliant or non-compliant, as described in the service information, effective July 23, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-12-12 for all Yabora Industria Aeronautica ERJ 170s, 190-100 STDs, -100 LRs, -100 ECJs, -100 IGWs, -200 STDs, -200 LRs, and -200 IGWs, requiring repetitive detailed inspections of the engine inboard and outboard engine pylon lower link lugs for cracking and repair if necessary, effective Aug. 13, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-12-11 for all Airbus A319-111s, -112s, -113s, -114s, -115s, -151Ns, and -153Ns, A320-251Ns, -252Ns, -253Ns, -271Ns, -272Ns and -273Ns and A321-251Ns, -251NXs, -252Ns, -252NXs, -253Ns, -253NXs, -271Ns, -271NXs, -272Ns and -272NX, requiring revising the airplane flight manual and applicable corresponding operational procedures to limit the use of speed brakes in certain airplane configurations and informing all flight crews, thereafter, to operate the airplane with limitations accordingly, effective July 24, 2020.
On July 9, 2020, Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency and the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau held a working video conference on the development of cooperation in the certification and airworthiness of civil aviation equipment. FATA is systematically working on the conclusion of working agreements and memorandums in the field of airworthiness with aviation administrations of a number of foreign countries.
A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from around the world.