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Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil has issued airworthiness directive 2017-03-01 for Embraer ERJ 170s and 190s, requiring inspections for cracking and the installation of additional doublers and reinforcements on the forward pressure bulkhead, effective March 24.
Federal Aviation Administration
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FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-06-01 for all Boeing 737-500s, reducing the applicability of airworthiness directive 2017-03-04, which required inspections to detect cracks in the fuselage skin panels, permanent repairs of time-limited repairs, skin panel replacement, and related investigative and corrective actions, effective April 5.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2016-25-25 for Jetstream 4101s, requiring repetitive detailed inspections and repair if necessary for cracks, corrosion and other defects of the rear face of the wing rear spar, effective March 22.
FAA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-06-02 for Fokker F28 Mark 0100s with TAY 650-15s, requiring caution placards for uncontained engine fan-blade failures, effective April 26.
Federal Air Transport Agency
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The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency’s airworthiness directive 2016-322-03 for Sukhoi Superjets, requiring detailed inspections of splice plates and the horizontal stabilizer hinge bracket attach belts and other actions, has been superseded by 2017-322-01, effective March 7.