AD NUMBER: 2007-07-09
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-07-09
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing
airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Airbus Model
A318-100, A319-100, A320-200, A321-100, and A321-200 series
airplanes; and Model A320-111 airplanes.
That AD currently requires modification of the electrical
bonding of all structures and systems installed inside the center
fuel tank. This new AD requires modification of additional bonding
points inside the center fuel tank.
This AD results from a report that additional bonding points
need to be modified in order to prevent electrical arcing in the
center fuel tank.
We are issuing this AD to prevent electrical arcing in the
center fuel tank due to inadequate bonding, which could result in
an explosion of the center fuel tank and consequent loss of the