AD NUMBER: 2009-07-53
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2009-07-53
SUMMARY: This Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) is
prompted by the failure of 2 main gearbox filter bowl assembly
mounting studs (studs) that were found broken during a fatal
accident investigation in Canada. Prior to the accident, the
manufacturer was investigating a July 2008 incident that also
involved broken studs. In both cases, the broken studs resulted in
rapid loss of oil.
The Aircraft Electronics Association tells ANN this year's AEA
Convention is sure to be a can't-miss event in the aviation
industry... and Aero-News will be on site in Dallas, TX next week,
throughout the 2009 Conference and Trade Show, to bring our readers
the latest news and developments in the aircraft electronics
AOPA ASF Cautions Against "Jumping To Conclusions"
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board
recovered a piece of evidence Tuesday they hope might shed new
light on why a Pilatus PC-12/45 crashed near an airport in Butte,
MT this weekend: the engine performance recorder.
Alenia, Goodrich And Fokker Elmo Earn Work On Program
Bombardier Aerospace announced Tuesday three European suppliers
to its CSeries aircraft program. Alenia Aeronautica of Italy,
Fokker Elmo of the Netherlands and Goodrich Actuation Systems of
the United Kingdom, will provide key components and systems for the
upcoming narrowbody airliner.