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Thu, Jun 02, 2011

AD: Diamond

AD NUMBER: 2011-11-07

MANUFACTURER:Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH Model DA 42 Airplanes
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2011-11-07

SUMMARY: 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:

Cracks have been reportedly found on DA 42 Main Landing Gear (MLG) Damper-to-Trailing Arm joints during standard maintenance. Depending on environmental-, operating- and runway conditions, the affected MLG joint, Part Number (P/N) D60-3217-23-5x (4 different lengths are available), which is made of aluminum, is susceptible to cracking.

This condition, if not detected and corrected, may lead to failure of the joint and subsequent damage or malfunction of the MLG, possibly resulting in damage to the aeroplane during landing and injury to occupants.

This AD to requires actions to correct the unsafe condition on these products.

FMI: http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAD.nsf/0/894F6D200459F3F8862578A2004F30F1?OpenDocument

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