AD NUMBER: 2008-15-01
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-15-01 SUMMARY: This amendment
adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to all
Model EMB-120 series airplanes, that requires revising the airplane
flight manual to include operational limitations for use of the
autopilot, installing two placards that advise the flight crew to
check the pitch trim before descent, and modifying the elevator
trim system, which would terminate the requirements of the AD.
The actions specified by this AD are intended to prevent pitch
trim upsets if the pitch trim actuators jam or freeze, which could
result in reduced controllability of the airplane.
This action is intended to address the identified unsafe