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Wed, Jun 14, 2006

AD: Empresa

AD NUMBER: 2006-12-14
MANUFACTURER: Empresa
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-12-14
SUMMARY:
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain EMBRAER Model EBB-120,-120ER, -120FC, -120QC, and -120RT airplanes.

This AD requires replacing the shut-off and crossbleed valves of the bleed air system with new valves having hermetically sealed switches.This AD results from fuel system reviews conducted by the manufacturer.

We are issuing this AD to prevent a potential source of ignition near a fuel tank, which, in combination with flammable fuel vapors, could result in a fuel tank explosion and consequent loss of the airplane.

FMI: www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/airworthiness_directives/

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