Fri, Apr 25, 2003
DATE: April 23, 2003
AD #: 2003-08-53
Applicability: Eurocopter France Model SA-365N1, AS365-N2,
AS 365 N3, and SA-366G1
This superseding Emergency Airworthiness Directive
(EAD) is prompted by reports of an incident involving failure of
the tail rotor blade (blade) and an in-flight failure of a blade
due to a
fatigue crack. This condition, if not corrected, could result in
failure of a blade, loss of tail rotor control, and subsequent loss
of control of the helicopter.
Requirements: Within 10 hours time-in-service
(TIS) and thereafter before the first flight of each day, visually
check each blade for a crack, blister, or wrinkling...
Effective Date: Emergency AD 2003-08-53, issued
April 23, 2003, becomes effective upon receipt.
Note 2: The subject of this AD is addressed in Direction Generale
De L’Aviation Civile (France) AD Nos. T2003-155(A) and
T2003-156(A), both dated April 17, 2003.
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