MANUFACTURER: Bombardier-Rotax GmbH 912 F
Series and 912 S Series Reciprocating Engines SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2010-18-14
SUMMARY: This AD results from mandatory
continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by an aviation
authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe
condition on an aviation product. The MCAI describes the unsafe
Due to high fuel pressure, caused by exceeding pressure in front of
the mechanical fuel pump (e.g. due to an electrical fuel pump), in
limited cases a deviation in the fuel supply could occur. This can
result in exceeding of the fuel pressure and might cause engine
malfunction and/or massive fuel leakage.
The FAA is issuing this AD to prevent the pump from exceeding
the fuel pressure, which could result in engine malfunction or a
massive fuel leak. These conditions could cause loss of control of
the airplane or a fire.