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Tue, Apr 22, 2008

AD: Gulfstream

AD NUMBER: 2008-08-19
MANUFACTURER: Gulfstream
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-08-19
SUMMARY:
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated 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: Possible chafing between [the] electrical feeder cable connected to contactor 123P/2 and ground point 803GND, installed within the left DC power box,discovered during routine receiving inspection. This condition may exist on boxes installed on in-service aircraft. If this chafing condition is left unattended, an electrical short may develop,leading to disconnection of the battery and battery bus from the electrical system of the aircraft,[which could result in] overheating, arcing, smoke and fire. We are issuing this AD to require actions to correct the unsafe condition on these products.

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

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