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Mon, Mar 16, 2009

AD: FreeFlight Systems/Trimble

AD NUMBER: 2009-05-08
MANUFACTURER: Nav Systems
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2009-05-08
SUMMARY:
This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the Trimble or FreeFlight Systems 2101 I/O Approach Plus global positioning system (GPS) navigation system (2101 I/O Approach Plus system) that requires a software upgrade for this system.

This amendment is prompted by an incident that led to the discovery of several annunciation errors with the 2101 I/O Approach Plus system.

The actions specified by this AD are intended to prevent a pilot from making an unsafe decision based on erroneous information provided by the 2101 I/O Approach Plus system, which could result in loss of control of the aircraft.

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

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