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Thu, Feb 12, 2004

Emergency AD: Diamond

Austrocontrol AD Number: A-2004-002

Date: February 12, 2004
Applicability: DA40D aeroplanes with the following Serial Numbers: D4.020 to D4.024, D4.026, D4.041, D4.043 to D4.045, D4.049, D4.056, D4.060 to D4.064, D4.066, D4.067 and D4.078
Requirement: 1. Amend the Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM Doc. 6.01.05-( ) by inserting Temporary Revision TR-M�M-40-122 in accordance with Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH Mandatory Service Bulletin No. MSBD4-029 Section 1.8 paragraph a).
2. Carry out an inspection of the Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)wiring in accordance with MSBD4-029 Section 1.8 paragraph b).
Compliance: For Requirement 1 - Before further flight after the effective date of this Directive. For Requirement 2 - Within the next 50 hours time in service after the effective date of this Directive but no later than 31 March 2004.
Background: Austrocontrol, the Austrian Civil Aviation Administration, has advised that an incorrect wire harness installation may cause a short circuit within the wire harness under certain FADEC operating conditions. This short circuit could result in an inflight engine shut down. The current AFM Emergency Procedures do not contain measures to reset the FADEC.

Please refer to the full AD for all relevant information.

FMI:  http://www.casa.gov.au/avreg/aircraft/ad/ADfiles/Under/da40/DA40-003.pdf

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