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Fri, Oct 26, 2007

AD: British Aero

AD NUMBER: 2007-21-17
MANUFACTURER: British Aero
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-21-17 - Correct the unsafe condition of these products
SUMMARY:
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above.

This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product.

The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as: There has been a report of landing gear radius rods suffering cracks starting in the flash line near the micro switch boss. Such cracks can result in loss of the normal hydraulic system and may lead to a landing gear collapse. Main landing gear collapse is considered as potentially hazardous/catastrophic.

This AD mandates additional inspections considered necessary to address the identified unsafe condition.

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

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