EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-0110 for certain Airbus A320 and A321s, requiring modification of the full authority digital engine control (FADE) electronic engine controller, effective May 31.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-0111 for Airbus A350-941s, requiring replacement of forward fuselage shrouded pipe t-boxes and clamps, effective May 31.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 18-072 for Airbus A330-223Fs and A330-243Fs, requiring inspection of the frame 40 skin panel junction, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 18-073 for Airbus A330s, requiring inspection and replacement of cabin and cargo compartments structural parts, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-09-51 for CFM56-7Bs, requiring a one-time ultrasonic inspection of the concave and convex sides of the fan blade dovetail, effective June 7, except those engines for which it was immediately effective in emergency airworthiness directive 2018-09-51.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-10-12 for all Boeing 737-100s, -200s, -200Cs, -300s, -400s, and -500s, requiring repetitive high frequency eddy current and detailed inspections, as applicable, for cracking of certain aft vertical stiffeners, repetitive detailed inspections for cracking of time-limited repairs, as applicable, a one-time eddy current inspection for cracking of the keel beam upper chord inboard flanges and a one-time general visual inspection for cracking of a certain angle, effective June 7.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2018-09-14for all Bombardier CRJ 700s, 701s, 702s, 705s, 900s and 1000s, requiring repetitive inspections of the upper and lower engine pylons for protruding, loose, or missing fasteners and repair or replacement if necessary, effective June 28.
FAA has issued safety alert for operators 18005, alerting operators to improper maintenance performed on aircraft accessories and articles by Aviation Technologies.