Faa Regulations Essay

3158 Words Mar 2nd, 2012 13 Pages
Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 241 / Thursday, December 15, 2011 / Proposed Rules certificate holding district office. The AMOC approval letter must specifically reference this AD. (2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement in this AD to obtain corrective actions from a manufacturer or other source, use these actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective actions are considered FAA-approved if they are approved by the State of Design Authority (or their delegated agent). You are required to assure the product is airworthy before it is returned to service. Related Information (m) Refer to MCAI European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Airworthiness Directive 2010–0177, dated August 30, 2010; Airbus Mandatory Service Bulletin A320–28– 1162, …show more content…
Discussion We have received four reports of retaining cross bolt hardware not fully engaged into the fuse pins of the MLG forward trunnion lower housing. Reports indicated the incorrectly installed cross bolts were found during a scheduled C-check inspection, an MLG replacement, a 4C inspection, and a hard landing inspection. All findings indicated that the cross bolt and lock wire were intact, but the cross bolt had not properly engaged in the fuse pin. The cross bolt and lock wire are used to prevent the fuse pin from migrating out of position. A migrated or missing fuse pin in the MLG forward trunnion lower housing can cause the remaining fuse pins in the MLG forward trunnion upper and lower housing to wear at a faster rate and also result in possible failure of the adjacent fuse pins in the MLG forward trunnion upper and lower housing. Failure of the fuse pins in the MLG forward trunnion upper and lower housing could result in an incorrect emergency landing MLG break-away sequence, which will cause the MLG to puncture the wing box and consequent fuel leaks and possible airplane fire. Failure of the fuse pins could also result in a premature landing gear collapse causing a runway excursion during takeoff or landing. Relevant Service Information We reviewed Boeing Alert Service Bulletin 777–57A0090, dated August 24, 2011. This service information describes procedures for doing a detailed inspection of the

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