Posts Tagged ‘AIR TRACTOR’

FAA Bulletin and Service Letter Powerplant Engine Mount Section for Air Tractor

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) informs registered owners/operators of all Air Tractor, Inc. Models AT-400, AT-400A, AT-402, AT-402A, and AT-402B airplanes (under Type Certificate Data Sheets A9SW and A17SW) of an airworthiness concern. Specifically, this SAIB provides for general and detailed inspection for fatigue cracking of the engine mount tube.

Service Letter attached also

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FAA Bulletin on Flight Controls and Elevator Tab Control for Air Tractor AT802 Airplanes

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) informs registered owners/operators of all Air Tractor, Inc. Models AT-802 and AT-802A airplanes (under Type Certificate Data Sheet A19SW) of an airworthiness concern. Specifically, this SAIB provides guidance for general and detailed inspection and lubrication instructions for the elevator trim control system.

AT802A

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FAA Bulletin on Air Tractor Corrosion Warning

Monday, May 9th, 2011

This Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-11-30 informs registered owners/operators of all Air Tractor, Inc. AT-250, AT-300, AT-400, AT-500, AT-600 and AT-800 model series aircraft (under Type Certificate Data Sheets A9SW, A17SW, and A19SW) of an airworthiness concern.

Partial summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received reports of severe corrosion affecting various primary structure in Air Tractor, Inc. model airplanes. The range of Air Tractor models shares a similar philosophy in both structural design and materials. The highly corrosive environment these airplanes operate in while dispersing chemicals and performing firebomber operations make them susceptible to corrosion in areas and to a degree not normally seen in other general aviation airplanes. In some cases, corrosion of primary structure can be severe enough to degrade the ability of the affected airframe member(s) to carry required certified loads.

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AD on Wings Air Tractor AT802 models

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Revised AD 2010-17-18 R1 on Wings Air Tractor AT802 models

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Air Tractor Rudder-aileron interconnect

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Rudder-aileron interconnect – Air Tractor Inc.

2009-18-04 – Air Tractor, Inc. – AT-802
2009-18-04 – Air Tractor, Inc. – AT-802A

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