Thu, Aug 09, 2012
AD NUMBER: 2012-15-17
PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A300 B4-603, B4-605R, and B4-622R airplanes; Model A300 C4-605R Variant F airplanes; and Model A300 F4-600R series airplanes.
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2012-15-17
ACTION: Final Rule
SUMMARY: This AD was prompted by a report that chafing was detected between the autopilot electrical wiring conduit and the wing bottom skin. This AD requires modifying the wiring installation on the right-hand wing. The FAA is issuing this AD to prevent sparking due to electrical chafing when flammable vapors are present in the area, which could cause an uncontrolled fire.
DATES: This AD becomes effective September 12, 2012.
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