Fri, Jun 01, 2007
AD NUMBER: 2007-11-18
MANUFACTURER: General Electric
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-11-18
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for certain General Electric Company (GE) CF6-50C
series turbofan engines.
This AD requires reworking certain forward fan stator cases and
installing a fan module secondary containment shield.
This AD results from reports of uncontained fan blade failures
causing damage and separation of airplane hydraulic lines.
We are issuing this AD to prevent uncontained fan blade
failures, which can result in separation of airplane hydraulic
lines, damage to critical airplane systems, and possible loss of
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