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February 06, 2021

NTSB Prelim: Cessna 172 (A1); Aero Commander 500 (A2)

A Cessna 172 Was Substantially Damaged When It Collided With An Aero Commander 500 While Landing

On November 25, 2020, at 0009 eastern standard time, a Cessna 172, N8125U, was substantially damaged when it collided with an Aero Commander 500, N777CM, while landing at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK), Atlanta, Georgia. The Aero Commander sustained minor damage. The pilots of both airplanes were not injured. The Cessna was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 personal flight. The Aero Commander was operated as a Title 14 CFR Part 135 flight. According to the pilot of the Cessna, PDK was his home airport. While en route, he deviated around some fog, which delayed his planned arrival time until after the control tower had clo

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AD: Hélicoptères Guimbal Helicopters

AD 2021-02-20 Prompted By A Report Of A Crack In A Rotating Scissor Fitting

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Hélicoptères Guimbal Model Cabri G2 helicopters. This AD was prompted by a report of a crack in a rotating scissor fitting. This AD requires an initial and repetitive inspections of certain rotating and non-rotating scissor fittings, and depending on the results, replacing the affected assembly. This AD also prohibits installing certain main rotor hubs (MRHs) and swashplate guides unless the initial inspection has been accomplished. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. This AD becomes effective February 22, 2021.

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