AD NUMBER: 2005-23-08
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-08
FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which
applies to all Airbus Model A300 B4-600 and A300 B4-600R series
airplanes, and all Model A300 F4-605R airplanes.
That AD currently requires repetitive inspections to detect
cracks certain attachment holes, installation of new fasteners,
follow-on inspections or repair if necessary, and modification of
the angle fittings of fuselage frame FR47.
This new AD revises certain inspection thresholds and intervals.
This new AD also adds inspections to detect cracks of additional
This AD results from reports of cracks found before the
inspection thresholds in the existing AD and cracks found in nearby
areas not inspected by the existing AD. We are issuing this AD to
prevent fatigue cracking of the forward fitting of fuselage frame
FR47, which could result in reduced structural integrity of the