Airworthiness alerts
















2021

Post Lockdown - Airborne Again
26 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

CAA Safety Notice SN-2021/005 : Lockable Gascolator Drain Valves On General Aviation Aircraft
11 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Hoffmann HO-V 72 Propellers : Hub Inspection
05 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Jabiru Aircraft (All Marks) Jabiru Service Bulletin JSB 044-1 : Control Surface Hinge Inspection
26 Jan
Airworthiness Alert

Stampe SV 4 DGAC Airworthiness Directive F-2020-006 : Tightening of the Propeller
25 Jan
Airworthiness Alert

Van’s Aircraft RV-12 - Engine Mount Stand-off Inspection/Replacement
14 Jan
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912 and 914 (Series) Engines - Exchange of Float
14 Jan
Airworthiness Alert



2020

Volkswagen Engines - Removal of Mechanical Fuel Pumps Using Plastic Rocker Arms from Service
09 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Clued Up - Winter Flying
01 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Bristell NG-5 Aircraft : Operating Limitations Document Change & Requirement to Re-Weigh Aircraft
26 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

Aeroprakt A22, A22-L, A22-LS & A22-L2 Foxbat Aircraft - Inspection of the Attachment of the Nose Undercarriage Leg Support Block
17 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

Wilksch WAM-120 - Torque Check and Service Life of Flywheel Attachment Screws
03 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

Titan Aircraft Company T51 Mustang - Seat Belt Attachment
29 Oct
Airworthiness Alert

Bristell NG-5 Aircraft - Change in the Pilot and Passenger Moment Arm measurement to be Used in Pre-flight Centre of Gravity Calculations
21 July
Airworthiness Alert

CAA CAP 1881 In-Focus Special - Are You Breathing Easily?
06 July
Airworthiness Alert

Alpi Pioneer Aircraft (All Types) - Inspection of Control Surface Hinge Attachment Cap Bolts:
Extension of Compliance Time Due to the Corona Virus Outbreak
09 June
Airworthiness Alert

Jabiru Engines : Flywheel Attachment Bolts - In-Service Life and Changes to Bolt Locking Method
08 June
Airworthiness Alert

Jabiru Engine Overhauling - Important Build Issues
08 June
Airworthiness Alert

Dynon Technical Service Bulletin - Kavlico Fluid Pressure Sensors
02 June
Airworthiness Alert

Low-Hours Propeller Inspection Protocol (LPIP)
12 May
Airworthiness Alert

Aerotechnik EV-97 Eurostar (All Marks) - Inspection of Fuel Filler Hose - Version 2
30 Apr
Airworthiness Alert

Arplast PV-50 Propeller - Establishment of Correct Mechanical Fine Pitch Stop Setting
30 Apr
Airworthiness Alert

Ageing Aircraft Component Reliability & Associated Acceptance of Replacement Parts
22 Apr
Airworthiness Alert

Return to Service Post Coronavirus (Covid-19)
17 Apr
Airworthiness Alert

LAA Technical Leaflet (TL 3-27) Ballistic Parachute Recovery Systems
03 Apr
Airworthiness Alert

Ikarus C42 (All Models)
27 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

Aerotechnik EV-97 Eurostar (All Marks)
27 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

Carbon Monoxide Contamination Minimisation & Detection In General Aviation Aircraft
04 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

Van’s RV-12 - Nose Undercarriage Leg Replacement (Van’s SB 19-08-26)
27 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Van’s RV-12: Inspection for Cracks in the Nosewheel Fork (Van’s SB 16-05-23)
26 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Groppo Trail & Groppo Trail Mk. 2 : Lift Strut to Wing Attachment Swivel Bolts Implementation of Hours-Based Bolt Life
19 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

 



2019

Trio 'Gold Standard' Auto-Pilot Servo Addition of Fail-Safe Washers and Cotter Pin to Prevent the Possibility of a Control Jam
19 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 915i A & Rotax 912i (Series) Aircraft Engines Replacement of Fuel Pump Assembly
16 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Alpi Pioneer Aircraft (All Types) Inspection of Control Surface Hinge Attachment Cap-Bolts
03 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Jodel DR100 (Series) Aircraft Inspection of the Tubular Frame of the Front Seats
28 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

Alpi Pioneer Aircraft (All Types) : Inspection of Control Surface Hinge Attachment Cap-Bolts
6 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

Auster 6A (Series) and Beagle Terrier (Series) Inspection of Flap Auto-Trim Interconnect Cables
28 Oct
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 915i A & Rotax 912i (Series) Aircraft Engines Replacement of Fuel Pump Assembly - superseded
18 Oct
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 915i A & Rotax 912i (Series) Aircraft Engines Replacement of Fuel Pump Assembly
11 Oct
Airworthiness Alert

Placarding Requirements for Aircraft fitted with a Ballistic Parachute Recovery System
13 Sep
Airworthiness Alert

Stephens Acro, Laser Z200/Z230, Extra EA 230 and Edge 360 Aircraft : Inspection Of Forward Fuselage Longerons
12 June
Airworthiness Alert

Tri-R KIS Aircraft : Inspection/Reinforcement of Rudder Pedal Assembly
10 June
Airworthiness Alert

RotorSport MT-03 & MTOsport Gyroplanes : SB-123 Issue 1 - Pitch Control Rod
29 May
Airworthiness Alert

Montgomerie-Bensen and Montgomerie-Merlin Gyroplanes : Inspection of Lap Strap/AirframeAttachment
28 May
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912i & 915i A Series Engines : Inspection and/or Replacement of Fuel Pump Assembly
04 Apr
Airworthiness Alert

Aircraft Safety Harness Integrity
28 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

EASA Safety Information Bulletin GPS Week Rollover
21 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

Murphy Rebel Inspection of Tailplane Strut End Fittings
13 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

CZAW Sport Cruiser Withdrawal of PS. Mk.1 Nose Undercarriage Assemblies
06 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

CZAW Sport Cruiser Nose Undercarriage Spindle Inspection
05 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

Ikarus C 42 Inspection of Nosewheel Steering Pushrods
01 Mar
Airworthiness Alert

CZAW SportCruiser Inspection for Cracks in Nosewheel Fork
27 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Rotorsport UK - Calidus Front Fork - Top Steering Plate Replacement
22 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Slick Magneto (4-Cyl. Type) Potential Decrease in Service Life
21 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Auster AOP.9 - Rivet Inspection
5 Feb
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 914 (Series) Engines Exhaust Valve - Replacement : Updated
14 Jan
Airworthiness Alert

Jabiru Aircraft (All Marks) The Use of Solid Tyres
11 Jan
Airworthiness Alert

Auster AOP.9 - Rivet Inspection (superseded by LAA/AWA/19/03)
04 Jan
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 914 (Series) Engines Exhaust Valve - Replacement : Updated
02 Jan
Airworthiness Alert




2018

TL 2000UK Sting Carbon Inspection of horizontal stabiliser securing pings
21 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 914 (Series) Exhaust Valve Replacement
07 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Challenger Microlight Aircraft Inspection of Lift Strut Lower Attachment Bracket
05 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Low-Hours Propeller Inspection Protocol
05 Oct
Airworthiness Alert

High Wing Piper Aircraft Inspection of Rudder Hinge Assembly
27 Sep
Airworthiness Alert

Seasonal Changes to an Aircraft's Rigging, an Aircraft's Performance and Propeller Tightness
07 Aug
Airworthiness Alert

Non-EASA (GA) Aircraft Safety Harness Integrity
01 Aug
Airworthiness Alert

Sensenich 2 Bladed Ground Adjustable Propeller : Inspection of Propeller Hub
26 Jul
Airworthiness Alert

CZAW SportCruiser Nose Undercarriage : Withdrawal of PS Mk. I Noselegs & Changes to Inspection Requirements
03 May
Airworthiness Alert

Groppo Trail - Strut to Wing - Attachment Bolt Life
03 May
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912 (Series) and 914 Engines. Valve pushrod assembly - inspection/replacment
10 Mar
Airworthiness Alert




2017

Jabiru J400, J430 and J160 Aircraft Mogas Prohibition
07 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

Europa Classic, XL and NG Aircraft Fuel Filler Pipe Inspection
05 Dec
Airworthiness Alert

'Kidde' Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles
30 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

Shadow Fuel Tank Checks
17 Nov
Airworthiness Alert

All Lycoming Engines Identification of Connecting rods with Non-Conforming Small End Bushes
16 August
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912i (Series) Engines Checking of the Correct Positioning of Sealing Plug in Ignition Housing
16 August
Airworthiness Alert

Europa Aircraft - All Marks - Fuel System Inspection
27 July
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 9 Series Engines (All Models)Checking Engine Mounting Bolts
28 February
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912 and 914 Series Engines - Engine Temperature Measurement
10 February
Airworthiness Alert

Schroth Harness
08 February
Airworthiness Alert

Vans RV-8 Missing Centre Section Bolts
26 January
Airworthiness Alert




2016

Europa Aircraft (All Variants) Flap Drive Pin - Inspection for Security
01 December
Airworthiness Alert

EuroFOX Aircraft - Checking of Elevator Trim Cable Assembly
29 November
Airworthiness Alert

EuroFOX Tail Wheel Aircraft - Replacement of Undercarriage Guide Bracket Bolts
08 November
Airworthiness Alert

Aerotechnik EV-97 Eurostar - Visual Inspection of Main Spar Caps
28 October
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912 and 914 Series Engines - Engine Temperature Measurement - SUPERCEDED by LAA/AWA/17/03 10 February 2017
18 July
Airworthiness Alert

Vans Aircraft Rear Spar Web - Inspection for Cracking
13 May
Airworthiness Alert

Dyn Aero MCR-01: All Marks Tailplane Attachment-Report of Attachment failure
28 April
Airworthiness Alert

De Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth Australian Accident Report In-flight break-up
07 March
Airworthiness Alert




2015

EuroFox Aircraft : Inspection of Undercarriage Guide Bracket Bolt Page
04 March
Airworthiness Alert

British Gliding Association Concerns about Kaurit Glue
03 March
Airworthiness Alert

Mid-Air Collision Avoidance Recently Published Information
02 March
Airworthiness Alert




2014

Pietenpol Rod End Alert
14 November
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 9 Series Engines : Sinking Carburettor Floats
06 November
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 9 Series Engines : Pattern Parts Warning - After Market Piston Kits and other Non-Approved Engine Components or Accessories
05 August
Airworthiness Alert

Jabiru 2200 Series Engines : Pattern Parts Warning - Rotor Arms - UPDATED
Updated 5.11.14
Airworthiness Alert

SportCruiser : Reduction of Published Vne
13 June
Airworthiness Alert

Pioneer 200 and 200M Aircraft : Inspection for Water Damage to Fuselage Structure
06 June
Airworthiness Alert

Dynon Avionics : Heated AOA/Pitot Probe
12 May
Airworthiness Alert

Tipsy Nipper – All Variants : Inspection of Mainplane Attachment Bolts
09 May
Airworthiness Alert

ALL DH 82 (Tiger Moth), DH82A (Tiger Moth) & DH82B (Queen Bee) Aircraft :
Emergency Airworthiness Directive Prohibiting Aerobatics Pending an Inspection of the Lower Fuselage Tie Rods.
24 March
Airworthiness Alert

All Vans RV-3, 4, 6/6A, 7/7A, 8/8A Aircraft Operating under an LAA Permit to Fly : Inspection for Cracks in Elevator Fwd. Spar. UPDATED
05 March
Airworthiness Alert

All Vans RV-6/6A, 7/7A, 8/8A Aircraft Operating under an LAA Permit to Fly : Inspection for Cracks in Tailplane
03 February
Airworthiness Alert

Vans RV-12 : Factory Service Bulletin Fuel Tank Attach Modification
15 January
Airworthiness Alert




2013

Jodel Aircraft : Landing Lamp Cover Inspection - UPDATED
11November
Airworthiness Alert

All Jabiru Series Aircraft : Main Undercarriage Bolts Inspection / Replacement/Mandatory Life
5th November
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912 and 914 (Series) Engines : Checking of the Crankshaft Journal
11th October
Airworthiness Alert

Pioneer Aircraft : Servo-Driven Trim Operating Rods
03th October
Airworthiness Alert

Replacement of CZAW Nose Undercarriage Spindle Assemblies
25th April
Airworthiness Alert

Castrol Two Stroke Oil Product Safety Recall
24th April
Airworthiness Alert

Cylinder Head Inspection/Replacement Rotax 912 & 914 Engines
7th March
Airworthiness Alert

All Tail-Draggers with Tubular Steel Frames
Feb
Airworthiness Alert




2012

Dragon Wings Rotors
March
Airworthiness Alert

Aeroprakt A22L Foxbat
March
Airworthiness Alert

Rotax 912 S2, 912 S3 & 914 F2
January
Directive (Engine Oil Pump and Attachment Bolts)




2011

SSL 2 Care of Passengers
July
Issued by CAA

SSL 1e Good Airmanship
July
Issued by CAA

Rotax 912 & 914
11th May
MPD issued by CAA




2010

Recent Engine Thefts
2nd Nov
Alert issued by LAA

Jabiru 430
4th August
AIL issued by LAA

Dyn Aero MCR 01, MCR-01 Club and MCR-01 ULC Aircraft
9th April
AIL issued by LAA

Evektor Eurostar
12th March
Spar test accepted by CAA

Pioneer 300 and Pioneer 300 Hawk Aircraft
4th March
AIL issued by LAA Engineering

Reality Escapade
2nd March
Alert issued by BMAA

Trelleborg Hydro K Hoses
09th Feb
MPD issued by CAA




2009

Evektor Eurostar
23rd Dec
MPD issued by CAA

Evektor Eurostar
11th Dec
Structural Integrity

Zenair CH601XL
1st Dec
Directive (Structural Changes to wing/fuselage)

Two New Emergency Directives
27th Nov
AD 2009-24-52 and MPD – 2009-008

Zenair CH601XL
18th Nov
Directive (Structural Changes to wing/fuselage)

Zenair CH601XL
7th Nov
Directive (Structural Changes to wing/fuselage)

Jabiru Engines
2nd Oct
Lean mixture due to incorrect Jetting




























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