Thu, Aug 30, 2012
AD NUMBER: 2012-17-05
PRODUCT: Certain Honeywell International Inc. models TFE731-4, -4R, -5, -5R, -5AR, and -5BR series turbofan engines.
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2012-17-05
ACTION: Final Rule
SUMMARY: This AD was prompted by a report of a rim/web separation of a first stage low-pressure turbine (LPT1) rotor assembly. This AD requires replacing affected LPT1 rotor assemblies with assemblies eligible for installation. The FAA is issuing this AD to prevent uncontained disk separation, engine failure, and damage to the airplane.
DATES: This AD is effective October 2, 2012.
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