Airworthiness alerts
airwothiness 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) 17Apr 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 andMontgomerie-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 SportCruiserWithdrawal of PS. Mk.1 Nose Undercarriage Assemblies 06 Mar Airworthiness Alert
CZAW SportCruiser 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 Airworthiiness Alert

2016

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