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.
Effective: 22 Nov 2023
Applicability: All Cabri G2 helicopters
Effective: 06 Nov 2023
Applicability: EC 130 T2 helicopters, all S/N embodied with Airbus Helicopters modification 079809 in production.
Effective: 1 Nov 2023
Applicability: Leonardo AW169 helicopters, all S/N.
Effective: 26 Oct 2023
Applicability: MBB-BK117 D-2, D-2m, D-3 and D-3m helicopters, all S/N.
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.
Effective: 24 Aug 2023
Applicability: A109C, A109E, A109S and AW109SP helicopters, all S/N.