airworthiness directive


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airworthiness directive

Maintenance or modification ordered by an aviation regulator, such as the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration).
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Mr Aude wrote his post after he discovered the FAA's Airworthiness Directive on PPRUNE, forums (Professional Pilots Rumour Network, an aviation website for airline pilots and aviation buffs).
WestJet said it complies with all applicable directives issued by the country where the aircraft is manufactured, in addition to any applicable airworthiness directives issued by Transport Canada, European Aviation Safety Industry and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Regulators had been expected to issue an airworthiness directive, the first step towards British Airways and Air France restarting flights.
Anglo-French air regulators had been expected to issue an airworthiness directive which would have paved the way for British Airways and Air France to restart fare-paying flights of the supersonic aircraft.
The NTSB said the FAA should issue an emergency airworthiness directive to address the problem.
The inspections are required by an Airworthiness Directive that is intended to prevent compressor turbine blade failures, which could cause an engine to lose power.
Transport Canada is developing an airworthiness directive in consultation with the FAA (U.
The issuance of an Airworthiness Directive is remarkable since there are not many civil aviation authorities in the world who issue Airworthiness Directives.
In the wake of the incident, the Civil Aviation Authority(CAA) issued an airworthiness directive ordering airlines to investigate the problem.
The Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive Thursday stipulating that airline flight manuals include procedures for pilots to control a plane that goes into an uncommanded turn or roll.
A proposed Airworthiness Directive would require the owners of 6000 GA aircraft to check cabin heaters.
The airworthiness directive (AD) issued by the FAA calls on airlines and other operators to replace fixing pins with improved pins following concerns over how their protective surface coating was applied.