EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0221 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861s, requiring replacing belly fairing air cooling pack discharge duct adjustable rods, generator and ground power control unit with software update, installing modified door lining panels, replacing engine feed fuel pipe-end fittings, inspecting nose landing gear bay bulkhead panel and installing redesigned fan cowl latch access panels, effective Oct. 15, 2021.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0220 for Airbus A350-1041s and -941s, requiring inspecting and replacing drive struts on flap tracks 1 and 2, effective Oct. 15, 2021.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-128R1 for Airbus A319s, A320s and A321s, requiring replacement of galley container end stop, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 21-140 for Airbus A350-1041s and -941s, amending aircraft flight manual for auto flight system control panel alt knob button use and modifying flight control unit, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-19-13 for all ATR42-500s and ATR72-212As, requiring replacing GPS satellite based augmentation systems receivers that have erroneous reads with new, improved receivers, effective Nov. 9, 2021.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-19-18 for all Airbus A310s, requiring revising the maintenance or inspection program to incorporate new or more restrictive airworthiness limitations, effective Oct. 20, 2021.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-19-12 MHI RJ Aviation RJ700s, 701s, 702s, 550s, 705s, 900s, and 1000s, requiring detailed inspections for corrosion on the main landing gear outer cylinder assemblies, certain dressed shock strut assemblies, and the outer cylinder at the gland nut threads, thread relief groove and chamfer; a detailed inspection for the presence of corrosion-inhibiting compound on the forward and aft trunnion pins and grease adapter assemblies; applicable corrective actions; application of primer, paint, and compound as applicable; re-identification of certain part numbers; and marking of the modification status field of the nameplate of certain parts, effective Nov. 10, 2021.
Transport Canada has issued airworthiness directive CF-2009-29R4 for De Havilland Aircraft Of Canada DHC-8-401s and -402s, serial numbers 4001, 4003 and subsequent, requiring modifying nose landing gear shock strut assembly and other actions, effective Oct. 15, 2021.
A listing of airworthiness directives and bulletins from around the world.