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Thu, Apr 08, 2004

AD: Gulfstream

AD NUMBER: 2004-07-21
MANUFACTURER: Gulfstream
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-07-21
SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to certain Model Astra SPX and 1125 Westwind Astra series airplanes, that requires detailed inspections and resistance measurements of the starter generator electrical cables of both engines to detect damage, and replacement of the electrical cable and cable support if any damage is found. This amendment also requires eventual replacement of the cable support. This action is necessary to prevent chafing of the starter generator cable, which could result in electrical arcing in the vicinity of a fuel line, and possible fire or explosion. This action is intended to address the identified unsafe condition.

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