The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia has issued airworthiness bulletin 00-024 Issue 1 on acceptance of manufacturers’ recommendations to vary approved technical data, advising that a "No Technical Objection” provided by the organization responsible for the type design of an aircraft or aeronautical product of other technical disposition, memorandum and so forth from the manufacturer of an aircraft or product provides useful information, but does not constitute automatic approval for variation to approved maintenance data or approved technical data.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2022-0181 for Airbus A330-841s and -941s, amending aircraft flight manual section limitations and master minimum equipment list and requiring inspection and replacement of pneumatic high pressure valve, effective Sept. 5, 2022.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2022-0183 for Airbus A350-1041s, requiring inspection of belly fairing upper wing panel fasteners, effective Sept. 13, 2022.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2022-0179 for Airbus A330s, A340s, Belugas, A310s, A320 family, A330s and A340s, requiring replacement of doghouse placard, effective Sept. 5, 2022.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2021-0180R2 for Airbus A330s and A340s, Belugas, A310s, A320 family, A330s and A340s, requiring inspection and replacement of crew and passenger oxygen cylinders, effective Sept. 5, 2022.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 22-120 for ATR42-500s and 72-212As, requiring new avionics suite, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 22-122 for CFM LEAP-1Bs, requiring inspection of bearing spring finger housing, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2022-14-04 for certain Boeing 787-8s, -9s and -10s, revising the airplane flight manual to update the limitations on minimum fuel temperatures, effective Oct. 6, 2022.
FAA has issued emergency airworthiness directive 2022-18-51 for Airbus A330-841s and -941s, amending aircraft flight manual section limitations and master minimum equipment list, effective immediately.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2022-17-12 for certain CFM LEAP-1As, requiring initial and repetitive borescope inspections of the high-pressure rotor stage 1 blades and, depending on the results of inspections, either additional inspections at reduced intervals or replacement of the blades, plus sending inspection results to CFM if there are any unserviceable findings, effective Oct. 6, 2022.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2022-18-16 for all GE CT7-8As, revising the airworthiness limitations section of the engine maintenance manual and maintenance or inspection program to incorporate reduced life limits for certain stage 1 turbine aft cooling plates, stage 2 turbine forward cooling plates, turbine inter-stage seals and stage 4 turbine disks, effective Oct. 7, 2022.
Transport Canada has issued airworthiness directive CF-2022-51 for Airbus Canada A220-100s, requiring inspection and re-routing of over-wing emergency exit door escape line, effective Sept. 13, 2022.
Transport Canada has issued airworthiness directive CF-2022-52 for De Havilland Aircraft of Canada DHC-8-401s and -402s, requiring replacement of the flap power unit part number C148656-1 or C148656-2 with C148656-3; or replacement of the pressure switch 150135-1 or 162660-1 with 62660-2 and re-identifying the unit, effective Sept. 15, 2022.
A listing of airworthiness directives and bulletins from around the world.