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Mon, Nov 30, 2009

AD: General Electric

AD NUMBER: 2009-24-11

MANUFACTURER: General Electric Company (GE) CF34-1A, CF34-3A, and CF34-3B Series Turbofan Engines
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2009-24-11

SUMMARY: This AD requires removing from service certain part number (P/N) and serial number (SN) fan blades within compliance times specified in this AD, inspecting the fan blade abradable rub strip on certain engines for wear, inspecting the fan blades on certain engines for cracks, inspecting the aft actuator head hose fitting for correct position, and, if necessary, repositioning the hose fitting. This AD results from a report of an under-cowl fire and a failed fan blade. We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of certain P/N and SN fan blades and aft actuator head hoses, which could result in an under-cowl fire and subsequent damage to the airplane.

FMI: http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAD.nsf/0/2FD050BE5FE7A5198625767E00540421?OpenDocument

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