Sometimes an aircraft, or component has an airworthiness concern that requires urgent attention. To achieve that, the Director issues an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) notified directly to the registered operators of affected aircraft. Emergency ADs can be issued at any time, and are issued where compliance is required before further flight, or is less than 50 hours TIS, or 28 calendar days.

EASA Emergency AD 2023-0204-E Cabri G2 Helicopters Pilot and Copilot Cyclic Stick Base – Inspection(external link)

Effective: 22 Nov 2023

Applicability: All Cabri G2 helicopters

EASA Emergency AD 2023-0190-E: EC 130 T2 helicopters embodied with Airbus Helicopters modification 079809 in production [PDF 212 KB]

Effective: 06 Nov 2023

Applicability: EC 130 T2 helicopters, all S/N embodied with Airbus Helicopters modification 079809 in production.

EASA Emergency AD 2023-0188 Leonardo AW169 Helicopters Float Assemblies – Replacement [PDF 200 KB]

Effective: 1 Nov 2023

Applicability: Leonardo AW169 helicopters, all S/N.

EASA Emergency AD 2023-0175 MBB-BK117 D-2, D-2m, D-3 and D-3m helicopters AFM Amendment – Altitude Correction [PDF 248 KB]

Effective: 26 Oct 2023

Applicability: MBB-BK117 D-2, D-2m, D-3 and D-3m helicopters, all S/N.

EASA AD 2023-0163 - AUSTRO E4 and E4P engines - Pistons - Oil Analysis [PDF 230 KB]

Effective: 01 Sep 2023

Applicability: E4 and E4P engines, all S/N listed in Table 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Austro Engine MSB MSB-E4-039 Revision 2, dated 26 July 2023.

These engines are known to be installed on, but not limited to, Diamond Aircraft Industries DA 40 NG, DA 42 NG, DA 42 M-NG and DA 62 aeroplanes.

EASA AD 2023-0159 Agusta A109 helicopters - Main Rotor Blade Tip Caps Inspection [PDF 196 KB]

Effective: 24 Aug 2023

Applicability: A109C, A109E, A109S and AW109SP helicopters, all S/N.

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