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2020-0197 : Tail Rotor – Tail Rotor Servo Actuator / Duplex Bearing – Inspection / Check / Modification
EASA approval number
EASA VTOL Department
/ Type Designation
LEONARDO S.p.A. HELICOPTERS
This AD supersedes EASA AD 2020-0048 dated 06 March 2020.
Publication(s) and related information
Leonardo S.p.A. ASB 169-148 original issue dated 29 May 2019, Revision A dated 05 September 2019, Revision B dated 04 February 2020, Revision C dated 06 April 2020 and Revision D dated 04 August 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. ASB 189-237 original issue dated 29 May 2019, Revision A dated 05 September 2019, Revision B dated 04 February 2020 or Revision B dated 04 February 2020 with Errata Corrige, Revision C dated 06 April 2020 and Revision D dated 04 August 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. SB 169-153 original issue dated 04 February 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. SB 189-249 original issue dated 04 February 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. SB 169-162 original issue dated 04 August 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. ASB 169-178 original issue dated 04 August 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. SB 189-254 original issue dated 04 August 2020, including "Errata Corrige" released 05 August 2020. Leonardo S.p.A. ASB 189-272 original issue dated 04 August 2020, including "Errata Corrige" released 05 August 2020. The use of later approved revisions of the above-mentioned documents is acceptable for compliance with the requirements of this AD.
1. If requested and appropriately substantiated, EASA can approve Alternative Methods of Compliance for this AD. 2. This AD was posted on 06 August 2020 as PAD 20-117 for consultation until 03 September 2020. The Comment Response Document can be found in the EASA Safety Publications Tool, in the compressed (zipped) file attached to the record for this AD. 3. Enquiries regarding this AD should be referred to the EASA Programming and Continued Airworthiness Information Section, Certification Directorate. E-mail: ADs[at]easa.europa.eu. 4. Information about any failures, malfunctions, defects or other occurrences, which may be similar to the unsafe condition addressed by this AD, and which may occur, or have occurred on a product, part or appliance not affected by this AD, can be reported to the EU aviation safety reporting system. This may include reporting on the same or similar components, other than those covered by the design to which this AD applies, if the same unsafe condition can exist or may develop on an aircraft with those components installed. Such components may be installed under an FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA), Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) or other modification.
EASA_AD_2020_0197.pdf (541 kb)
EASA_PAD_20_117.zip (2 mb)
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