AD NUMBER: 2008-11-05
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-11-05 SUMMARY: We are adopting a
new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above.
This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness
information (MCAI) originated by an aviation authority of another
country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation
The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as: Based on some recent
in-service findings for fluid ingress and/or inner skin disband
damage on rudders, AIRBUS decided to introduce some further
structural inspections to specific rudder areas.
This type of damage could result in reduced structural integrity
of the rudder. * * * * * We are issuing this AD to require actions
to correct the unsafe condition on these products.