Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil has issued airworthiness directive BR-2020-06-02R2 for Yabora Industria Aeronautica ERJ 190s, requiring inspection, replacement, re-torque and modification pylon lower link fitting inboard and outboard attaching parts, effective Nov. 30, 2020.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has announced that the BeiDou-3 global navigation satellite system, or BDS-3 system, has successfully passed technical verifications by experts in all functional areas and thus the most significant task for BDS to be incorporated in ICAO standards has been accomplished.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has issued its sixth edition of Preventing Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guidelines.
On December 1, The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore further deferred the inaugural Singapore - Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble flights.
India’s Director General of Civil Aviation has issued its final investigation report on an incident involving an Air India Airbus A320 on April 10, 2017, at Surat, concluding the crew continued an unstable approach, resulting in a delayed touchdown and runway excursion.
India’s Director General of Civil Aviation will hold its All AME License, basic module and aircraft type, online examination of Dec. 9, 10 and 11, 2020, at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna and Pune.
EASA has not adopted FAA airworthiness directive 2020-24-02 for all Boeing 737-8 and -9 MAXs, requiring installing new flight control computer software and other actions.
EASA has adopted proposed airworthiness directive 20-184 for Boeing 737-8 and -9 MAXs, dealing with return to service, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has adopted proposed airworthiness directive 20-186 for Airbus A330s and A340s, requiring inspection of fuel pump, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has adopted proposed airworthiness directive 20-187 for Airbus A380-841s and -842s, amending aircraft flight manual freezing fog time limit, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has adopted proposed airworthiness directive 20-188 for Pilatus PC-6s, amending time limits and maintenance checks under airworthiness limitations section, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0261 for CFM56-3s and 56-7Bs, requiring modification of accessory gearbox, effective Dec. 11, 2020.
EASA has issued preliminary safety directives PSD-20-185 for Boeing 737-8 and -9 MAXs, regarding return to service.
EASA has issued safety information bulletin 2020-19 regarding missing or outdated procedures in flight management system navigational databases for the western part of Russian airspace, effective Dec. 3, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0263 for ATR42-400s and 500s, amending time limits and maintenance checks under certification maintenance requirements and airworthiness limitations, effective Dec. 15, 2020.
EASA has issued safety information bulletin 2020-20 regarding automatic deployable emergency locator transmitters’ crash position indicators.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-190 for Airbus A350-1041s and -941s, requiring replacement of cockpit escape hatches, effective 14 days after airworthiness is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0265 for Airbus A330s and A340s, requiring replacement and modification of auxiliary power unit aft fuel pump, effective Dec. 16, 2020.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-191 for Pilatus PC-12/45s, /47s and /47ETDs, amending time limits and maintenance checks under airworthiness limitations section, effective 14 days after airworthiness is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-192 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s, and -861s, requiring software update of flight data recording system, effective 14 days after airworthiness is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0267 for Airbus A310s, amending time limits and maintenance checks under airworthiness limitations section part 4, system equipment maintenance requirements, effective Dec. 17, 2020.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-23-11 for all Airbus A300s, A300 B4-600s, B4-600Rs and F4-600Rs, and A300 C4-605R Variant Fs, requiring repetitive inspections for discrepancies of certain areas in and around the fuselage, effective Jan. 4, 2021.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-24-11 for all Airbus A330-200s, -200 freighters, A330-300s, A340-200s, -300s, -500s and -600s, requiring repetitive tests of nosed landing gear free fall actuators and replacement of any affected actuators with a serviceable one, effective Jan. 5, 2021.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-24-12 for certain Airbus A350-941s, requiring replacement of the affected fasteners on center wing box, effective Jan. 5, 2021.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-24-04 for all Boeing 787-8s, -9s and -10s, requiring revising the airplane flight manual to incorporate procedures for conducting an approach with a localizer-based navigation aid, monitoring localizer raw data, calling out any significant deviations and performing an immediate go around if the airplane has not intercepted the final approach course as shown by the localizer deviation, effective Dec. 18, 2020.
Rosaviation announced that in October 2020 the three Moscow airports handled a slim 8% of October 2019 scheduled international passengers, but a heathier 85% of October 2019 scheduled domestic passengers.
Rosaviation has added 71 routes flown by ten airlines to its regional air transport subsidy program of $40 million in the third quarter of 2020.
Transport Canada has issued airworthiness directive CF-2020-51 for De Havilland Aircraft of Canada DHC-8-400s, -401s and -402, serial numbers 4001, 4003 through 4550, 4583 through 4585, 4587, 4588 and 4590, requiring a detailed visual inspection and rectification of the nacelle to wing rear spar attachment pins and other actions, effective Dec. 9, 2020.
A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from around the world.