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2021-0228 : Wings – Centre and Outer Wing Box Lower Panels / Stiffeners – Inspection
EASA approval number
EASA Large Aeroplanes Department
/ Type Designation
This AD supersedes EASA AD 2018-0218 issued 11 October 2018, including its Correction dated 26 October 2018.
Publication(s) and related information
Airbus SB A320-57-1129 original issue dated 10 September 2004, or Rev. 01 dated 28 July 2006, or Rev. 02 dated 17 July 2007, or Rev. 03 dated 18 December 2015, or Rev. 04 dated 09 May 2016, or Rev. 05 dated 21 December 2017 or Rev. 06 dated 25 May 2020. Airbus SB A320-57-1130 original issue dated 10 September 2004, or Rev. 01 dated 28 July 2006, or Rev. 02 dated 17 July 2007, or Rev. 03 dated 09 May 2016, or Rev. 04 dated 21 December 2017, or Rev. 05 dated 25 May 2020. Airbus SB A320-57-1131 original issue dated 21 November 2006, or Rev. 01 dated 15 February 2011, or Rev. 02 dated 25 November 2013, or Rev. 03 dated 29 June 2015. Airbus SB A320-57-1137 original issue dated 21 November 2006, or Rev. 01 dated 25 November 2013, or Rev. 02 dated 26 April 2014. Airbus SB A320-57-1140 original issue dated 21 November 2006, or Rev. 01 dated 25 November 2013, or Rev. 02 dated 07 November 2014, or Rev. 03 dated 19 April 2019. 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 22 July 2021 as PAD 21-103 for consultation until 19 August 2021. 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 Safety 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_2021_0228.pdf (222 kb)
EASA_PAD_21_103.zip (833 kb)
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