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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This airworthiness directive is considered an interim action, limited to the 25 oldest wing sets," the EASA said.
The next step for Japan would be to revise its version of the airworthiness directive, known as a "technical circular directive" Takano said that could come on or after April 25.
The European Aviation Safety Agency said it would issue an airworthiness directive ordering all planes using tubes made by Thales to be fitted with at least two from rival company Goodrich.
Recommendations for those Piper PA-28 and PA-32 model airplanes that meet the applicability requirements specified in Airworthiness Directive (AD) 67-12-06 include: Accomplish the actions specified in paragraphs (a) through (c) of the AD for the aileron balance weight assembly.
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.
As we have previously said, we have issued an (airworthiness directive) and will continue to take appropriate action based on what we learn from the investigation.
(AA), headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, together with its regional partners, operates an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.The FAA released an airworthiness directive for certain General Electric GEnex-1B and -2B engines that requires removing high-pressure turbine (HPT) stator cases due to a "quality escape" at one of the manufacturer's vendors.
The NTSB said the FAA should issue an emergency airworthiness directive to address the problem.
Buyers are blindsided by the first proposed airworthiness directive against an ADS-B system.
The engineering services includes Service Bulletin and Airworthiness Directive monitoring, along with development and tracking of required maintenance planning data, and even parts and components adapted to specific customer needs.
Mr Aude based his theory on a 2013 Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Airworthiness Directive for the Boeing 777 saying that 777 had one flaw - a "cracking in the fuselage skin underneath the satellite communication (satcom) antenna adapter" was spotted on 777.