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ADVISORY CIRCULAR 43-16A

AVIATION MAINTENANCE ALERTS

ALERT NUMBER 379
FEBRUARY

2010

CONTENTS
AIRPLANES
BOEING ......................................................................................................................................1 CESSNA ......................................................................................................................................3 CONVAIR .................................................................................................................................16 DIAMOND ................................................................................................................................18 EMBRAER ................................................................................................................................19 PILATUS ...................................................................................................................................22 ROCKWELL .............................................................................................................................23

POWERPLANTS
LYCOMING ..............................................................................................................................26

AIR NOTES
INTERNET SERVICE DIFFICULTY REPORTING (iSDR) WEB SITE...............................27 IF YOU WANT TO CONTACT US .........................................................................................28 AVIATION SERVICE DIFFICULTY REPORTS ...................................................................28

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON, DC 20590

AVIATION MAINTENANCE ALERTS
The Aviation Maintenance Alerts provides the aviation community with an economical means to exchange service experiences and to assist the FAA in improving aeronautical product durability, reliability, and safety. We prepare this publication from information operators and maintenance personnel who maintain civil aeronautical products pertaining to significant events or items of interest. At the time we prepared this document, we have not fully evaluated the material. As we identify additional facts such as cause and corrective action, we may publish additional data in subsequent issues of the Alerts. This procedure gives Alerts’ readers prompt notice of conditions reported to the FAA Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDRS). We welcome your participation, comments, and suggestions for improvement. Send to: FAA; ATTN: Aviation Data Systems Branch (AFS-620); P.O. Box 25082; Oklahoma City, OK 73125-5029. (Editor’s notes are provided for editorial clarification and enhancement within an article. They will always be recognized as italicized words bordered by parentheses.)

AIRPLANES
Boeing: A75N1; Broken Engine Mount Bolts; ATA 7120 A mechanic states, "During inspection of the engine installation on this aircraft, it was determined that one of the four high strength NAS-148 bolts that hold the engine mount to the fuselage was fractured completely through -- under the head of the bolt. This bolt has 100 hours total time in service. After informing the STC (supplemental type certificate) holder of the failure, we were informed we should have re-torqued these bolts after 25 hours of operation. This information was not included in the STC. According to the STC holder (this data) was referenced in the original aircraft maintenance manual where it states the original engine mount 'studs' should be re-torqued to 450 to 500 inch-pounds after the first 25 hours. These original engine mount studs are not installed in the STC aircraft as they have been removed, and the entire assembly was replaced with a different mount and hardware assembly. The replacement bolts are NAS 148 (internal wrenching) and are oversize from the original studs. The original (maintenance) manual torque values would not be sufficient, and no further instructions (were) given. "These bolts are hidden and it would require the removal of the engine to re-torque them. We believe a critical safety issue exists, as the failure of these bolts will result in a catastrophic (accident). (See accident report CA18/2/3/8321 where the failure of an identical bolt in a similar STC caused the separation of the engine and a fatality accident.) (This) STC is inadequate in its description for maintenance to ensure continued airworthiness."

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ATA 3220 "During an annual inspection. Additionally. The entire tail wheel was beyond repair and was replaced with a serviceable (unit).February 2010 AC 43-16A (That is a dramatic shot! Thanks for the photo effort—Ed. and to tighten the nut on the bottom of the steering bolt as tight as possible. "The tail wheel had been painted in the past (as) the top grease fitting was completely (covered).) Page 3 .0 hours Cessna: 170B. The pins that should have been attached to the thrust plate were missing. and the end of the axle was partially ground off—(extending) through the hole for the cotter pin (used) to secure the nut on the end of the axle." says this mechanic.) Part Total Time: 100. it was noted that the tail wheel could not be steered. The aircraft owner stated (a previous mechanic) who had worked on the aircraft in the past told him not to grease the tail wheel. the axle for the tail wheel had been damaged previously." (Part name and number: Scott 3200. Failed Tail Wheel Assembly. Disassembly revealed all parts inside the tail wheel unit were extremely worn.

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One previously repaired aircraft has already cracked the replacement parts. propagating toward the center of (the part). both aircraft battery-shelf support brackets were found cracked in their forward and aft ends (four cracks total). requiring yet another set to be installed. These support brackets are not (sufficiently) thick to withstand both the weight of the 24V battery and normal airframe vibration. ATA 2571 An unidentified mechanic writes. "During an annual inspection. (each requiring) replacement supports (P/N 0712059-1). This is the fourth 182S/T model we have found to be cracked in this manner. The area in question is not readily visible.75 inches long. (I) recommend close (observation) at every annual and 100-hour inspection with a small mirror. Cracks (measure) from 0. Cracked Battery Mount Structure. I recommend the manufacturer improve the design (by using) thicker supports—and offer (this new) design as replacement parts.February 2010 AC 43-16A Part Total Time: (unknown) Cessna: 182S. Each crack started at the end of the support in the 90-degree bend radius.25 to 0." Page 6 .

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In picture four.February 2010 AC 43-16A (While you are waiting for the "new & improved" thicker metal. the washer impression can be seen encroaching into the radius—the telltale edge "gleam" is very apparent in the bottom view. In the second and third pictures both the inside and outside edges of the part's radius are clearly sharp and ragged—as are almost all factory produced parts. that washer's edge is not only cutting/chafing a stressed area of the metal. I see two issues that will buy you a lot more time. scream at Cessna and come beat lunch out of me—Ed. Under torque. plus recoating. then polish the same with Scotch-Brite until glass smooth—takes 2 minutes per end. If they still crack. but may also be transferring load into the radius if not sitting perfectly flat.) Page 10 . Five bucks argues you will never replace another set if you would feather both inside and outside radius edges of new parts with 220-grit paper. Consider chamfering the edge of that washer if it is even close. and/or flipping the sharp edge of the washer to face the nut during installation.

all serial numbers. Contact information follows the discussion.) "The FAA has four reports dating back to 2006 of structural damage being sustained to the empennage after extreme braking (see tire skid marks in first photograph below). Failed Empennage Structure. "These extreme braking maneuvers consist of prolonged periods of heavy braking and tire skidding." Page 11 . Additionally. including: 300 [LC40-550FG]. resulting in large oscillatory motions known as gear walk. Extensive damage in the second photo is obvious—this failure opens up the structure. 350 [LC42-550FG]. Another failure example is shown in the last picture. De-bonding of the composite fuselage can be seen just forward of the horizontal stabilizer (see arrows). and 400 [LC41-550FG]. the damage is quite apparent. Although this failure does not open up the structure. this Newsletter will provide notification that TRs (Temporary Revisions) to the POH and the Airplane Maintenance Manuals are available and should be inserted into the appropriate manual upon receipt. ATA 5500 AC 43-16A (The Wichita Certification Office provides the following safety article referencing Cessna Corvalis model aircraft. "Cessna is proposing a Service Newsletter that communicates important safety information about the proper use of brakes as noted in the POH.February 2010 Cessna: Corvalis Models (see list). These conditions can be avoided by operating the airplane in accordance with the applicable POH (Pilot's Operating Handbook). The second and third photos indicate the range of observed structural damage.

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Kansas. Wichita Aircraft Certification Office. Wichita.February 2010 AC 43-16A (For further information contact Aerospace Engineer Gary Park. Room 100. 67209. phone: 316-946-4123) Part Total Time: (n/a) Page 15 . 1801 Airport Road.

February 2010 Convair: 340/440 (580).) AC 43-16A Page 16 . Fuel Cross-feed Advisory. ATA (N/A) (Transport Canada provides the following admonition.

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My concern is an operator of the aircraft may not know if the engine is getting filtered or unfiltered air if the cable has become disconnected. Failed Alternate Air Control Valve.February 2010 AC 43-16A Part Total Time: (N/A) Diamond: DA40.) Page 18 . writes the submitter. "All aircraft arrived a year ago straight from the Diamond factory with 10 hours average total time since new (TTSN). (This defect first appeared..". (I suggest) the manufacturer make the valve body thicker (more threads).. Mechanics are finding the alternate air valve body control cable (P/N DAI-9076-00-04) loose or completely disconnected and hanging next to the primary/alternate air valve body (P/N D41-7166-20-30)." (The airplane sports a Lycoming IO-360 up front.. This problem has now occurred on 14 different aircraft in our fleet—all between 147 and 350 hours TTSN.. or maybe spot-weld a nut on the outside of the valve body. install a steel Helicoil. When they try to reinstall the cable they are finding the threads are stripped out on the alternate air valve body. ATA 7160 "We maintain a fleet of 20 Diamond DA-40 aircraft.) after 147 hours (time accumulation) and was found during scheduled maintenance.

Capillary Tube item 155. Upon receipt (of a new) replacement gage assembly (P/N 171013). cracks were discovered on two brass fittings (P/N 500189)—part of the gage assembly (P/N 171013) common to both passenger and crew systems. ATA 3500 A repair station quality engineer writes. Brass Oxygen fitting P/N 500189). Upon removing the ground charging panel assembly. Oxygen leaks were apparent at these fittings. pressure gage P/N 171013 item 50.February 2010 AC 43-16A Embraer: EMB-135BJ." "The cause of cracking can not be positively (identified). Cracked O2 Gage Fitting. "Replacement items were ordered from the manufacturer (Embraer) for defect (resolution). panel assembly P/N 135-05153-401 item 150. an identical crack was found on fitting (P/N 500189)—the gage was rejected. but it may be due to over-torquing of the fittings to the gage. "During routine maintenance (I) investigated a 'low oxygen contents' indication for the passenger and crew systems. A gas leak was identified behind the oxygen-charging panel at station 3900 (R/H) while attempting to charge the system." Page 19 . (Reference IPC 35-11-00 item 1.

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"(The pilots received a flap warning light.. There are no recorded over-speeds on the CAS system and no signs of impact side loads." Part Total Time: 330. Further inspection found the inboard.. ATA 2750 AC 43-16A A technician for a repair station states.0 hours Page 22 . Rigging of the flaps checked okay— no further damage was found.February 2010 Pilatus: PC-12-47. L/H flap drive arm assembly (P/N 527-52-12-153) cracked in several places. (I) checked the (CAS: Crew Alert System's) flap errors and found several E211 codes. Flap Drive Arm Assembly Cracked.) on rollout after landing. The cause is unknown. I then inspected the left inner resolver installation and found its drive pin pulled from the socket.

over-wing escape hatch opening. Cracked Fuselage Skin. "The fuselage skin (was found) cracked at the lower aft corner of the left." Page 23 . ATA 5330 AC 43-16A (This very short discrepancy report finds a very short crack—but note: this seemingly sparse story continues into the next report—Ed.) A repair station submission says.February 2010 Rockwell: NA265-65.

Cracked Fuselage Side Frame..980 cycles Rockwell: NA265-65. ATA 5311 (Our intrepid inspector from the previous report is still short on words. but very long in the eyeball department. but the pressure vessel business is going to require a little engineering/manufacturer guidance... "A three-inch crack (was found) in the left fuselage side frame at station 257. location: fuselage station 262." (Frame P/N: 265312254031) Page 24 . Now we go inside the airplane—hunting for connections. Guess we are done..65. approximately two-inches above the cabin floor.000.) Part Total Time: 8. right? See the next entry.February 2010 AC 43-16A (Cracked skin: P/N 30631201621. Okay—the tiny crack self-terminates into the rivet hole.) Our submitter writes...0 hours at 5.

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ATA 8520 (This engine hangs from the R/H wing of a Piper PA31-350.000." Part Total Time: (unknown) Page 26 .) Part Total Time: 8.. revealing a 1. "The operator requested troubleshooting of low oil pressure on the R/H engine. Run-up revealed oil coming from the suspected crack area. the mechanic discovered oil film on the L/H side of the engine case.980 cycles POWERPLANTS Lycoming: TIO540. The operator was advised and the aircraft grounded until a repair (is completed).0 hours at 5.3-inch crack on the case half at the number four cylinder (forward top stud area).) through the case. Paint was removed and dye penetrant applied.) An unidentified repair station technician writes.February 2010 AC 43-16A (Wow! This is a terrific safety catch. (I) ran the engine to verify the crack (propagated completely. Cracked Engine Case. Further inspection revealed what appeared to be a crack on the L/H case half.. Upon removal of the engine cowl. The penetrant was cleaned (from the surface) and developer applied to the area. or were the two discoveries incidental to one another? This will make for an interesting repair—Ed. Did the tiny outside crack in the previous report peak your curiosity for an immediate inside inspection.

powerplant. to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities. in Oklahoma City. the FAA may disseminate safety information to a particular section of the aviation community. Service Difficulty Program by providing the aviation community with a voluntary and electronic means to conveniently submit in-service reports of failures. 125. Reports may be submitted to the iSDR web site on active data entry form or submitted hardcopy to the address below.000 records per year. stored. however. it is considered defective and should be reported under the Service Difficulty Program. *Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology. AFS-620. In the past. we are receiving approximately 40.February 2010 AC 43-16A AIR NOTES INTERNET SERVICE DIFFICULTY REPORTING (iSDR) WEB SITE The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Internet Service Difficulty Reporting (iSDR) web site is the front-end for the Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDRS) database that is maintained by the Aviation Data Systems Branch. Malfunction or Defect Report. 135. The collection. and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals. the aviation community. propeller. and may serve as an alternative means for operators and air agencies to comply with the reporting requirements of 14 Title of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 121.703. or part of an aircraft. if accepted by their certificate-holding district office. Malfunction or Defect Reports (M or Ds) or Service Difficulty Reports (SDRs) as they are commonly called. In addition. collation. analysis of data. The iSDR web site supports the Flight Standards Service (AFS). or defects on aeronautical products. the last two pages of the Alerts contained a paper copy of FAA Form 8010-4. The FAA also may adopt new regulations or issue airworthiness directives (ADs) to address a specific problem. which impairs or may impair its future function. if a system. and the general public for review and analysis. or appliance has a flaw or imperfection. FAA Aviation Safety Inspectors may also report service difficulty information when they conduct routine aircraft maintenance surveillance as well as accident and incident investigations. and trend information to the appropriate segments of the FAA and the aviation community provides an effective and economical method of ensuring future aviation safety. or appliance fails to function in a normal or usual manner.409. or part of an aircraft.gov/sdrx/Query. To accomplish this. this form will no longer be published in the Alerts. Oklahoma. To meet the requirements of *Section 508. component. The objective of the Service Difficulty Program is to achieve prompt correction of conditions adversely affecting continued airworthiness of aeronautical products. and the rapid dissemination of mechanical discrepancies. component. SDR data is accessible through the “Query SDR data” feature on the iSDR web site at: http://av-info.221. the form is available on the Internet at: http://forms. and made available to the appropriate segments of the FAA. The iSDR web site provides an electronic means for the general aviation community to voluntarily submit reports.faa. malfunctions. As a result. propeller. and 145. powerplant.415. Page 27 . A report should be filed whenever a system.faa.gov/forms/faa8010-4.aspx. The FAA analyzes SDR data for safety implications and reviews the data to identify possible trends that may not be apparent regionally or to individual operators.pdf. The SDRS database contains records dating back to 1974. converted into a common SDR format. At the current time. alerts. are collected. You can still download and complete the form as you have in the past.

gov AC 43-16A IF YOU WANT TO CONTACT US We welcome your comments. Also.February 2010 The SDRS and iSDR web site point of contact is: Pennie Thompson Service Difficulty Reporting System. The mailing address is: FAA Aviation Data Systems Branch. Page 28 .Roller@faa. click on the Control Number located in each report. Aviation Data Systems Branch. OK 73125 To retrieve the complete report.gov Mailing address: FAA. Program Manager Aviation Data Systems Branch. ATTN: AFS-620 ALERTS. the pages containing the raw data are not numbered. Box 25082. AFS-620. Box 25082 Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City. These reports contain raw data that has not been edited. because these reports contain raw data. and questions. suggestions. Select the General Aviation Airworthiness Alerts heading. For more information.faa. which have been entered into the FAA Service Difficulty Reporting (SDR) System database. P. This is not an all-inclusive listing of Service Difficulty Reports. AVIATION SERVICE DIFFICULTY REPORTS The following are abbreviated reports processed for the previous month.O. OK 73125 Telephone: (405) 954-5313 SDRS Program Manager e-mail address: 9-AMC-SDR-ProgMgr@faa.O. Oklahoma. Editor: Daniel Roller (405) 954-3646 FAX: (405) 954-4570 or (405) 954-4655 E-mail address: Daniel. AFS-620 PO Box 25082 Oklahoma City. AFS-620 P. You may use any of the following means of communication to submit reports concerning aviation-related occurrences. OK 73125-5029 You can access current and back issues of this publication from the internet at: http://av-info.gov/. contact the FAA. If you require further detail please contact AFS-620 at the address above. Regulatory Support Division. located in Oklahoma City.

CAUSING CONTACTS TO BURN AND MAG TO QUIT. 24-30-19 CMM. This report derives from unverified information submitted by the aviation community without FAA review for accuracy. (K) 2010FA0000012 12/21/2009 CONDENSER 1051676 FAILED SERIES CIRCUIT THIS CONDENSER FAILED WITH LESS THAN 10 HOURS TIME-IN-SERVICE.Federal Aviation Administration Service Difficulty Report Data Sorted by aircraft make and model then engine make and model. MFG CONTACTED SAID THEY HAVE NOT SEEN A TREND OF BAD CONDENSERS. ANTI-DRIVE END BEARING LINER HAD BEEN STAKED IN 2 PLACES. MFG HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THIS TREND. PRESUMABLY TO HOLD THE BRG IN PLACE. 3 ITEMS WERE NOTED THAT ARE NOT APPROVED BY THE MFG 23085 SERIES. CA091127005 11/26/2009 HARTZL SCREW A0321 BROKEN BLADE CLAMP (CAN) DURING DISASSEMBLY OF PROPELLER FOR OVERHAUL THE SAFETY LOCK WIRE ON ONE CLAMP BOLT WAS BEING CUT. CMM STATES THAT "THE USE OF GLYPTOL ON EITHER THE ARMATURE OR STATOR WINDINGS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. SERIES CIRCUIT OPENED UP INTERNALLY. THIS COULD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE BOLT FAILURE (TC NR 20091127005) 2010FA0000004 11/13/2009 STARTER GEN 23085025 MISOVERHAULED ENGINE DURING DISASSEMBLY OF THIS STARTER GENERATOR THAT WAS RECEIVED FOR ROUTINE O/H. CAUSING CONTACTS TO BURN AND MAG TO QUIT. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE BOLT IS NOT A HARTZELL MANUFACTURED PART AS THE PART NUMBER IS NOT ON ITS OUTER CIRCUMFERENCE AS DESCRIBED IN HARTZELL SERVICE BULLETIN 137A. THIS IS NOT APPROVED BY MFG SPD 1002. THESE ITEMS WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN AN ISSUE. SERIES CIRCUIT OPENED UP INTERNALLY. AS THE WIRE WAS CUT THE BOLT FELL FROM ITS LOCATION IN THE BLADE CLAMP. IT CMM HAD BEEN FOLLOWED AT THE PREVIOUS REPAIR FACILITY. REV 4. THIS IS NOT AN APPROVED PRACTICE IAW CMM. 2010FA0000061 1/7/2010 CONT IO470* BLADE CORRODED PROPELLER . CAUSING CONTACTS TO BURN AND MAG TO QUIT. UNITS HAVING GLYPTOL COATING ON EITHER OF THESE PARTS MUST HAVE THESE PARTS REPLACED PRIOR TO RETURNING UNITS TO SERVICE. SERIES CIRCUIT OPENED UP INTERNALLY. THE STATOR WAS COATED WITH GLYPTOL PAINT. SUSPECT MFG DEFECT ON THIS PART.1 HOURS TIS. 8/12/2003. THE LINER MUST EITHER BE REPLACED OR REPLATED IT THE DIMENSIONS ARE NOT WITHIN TOLERANCES." GLYPTOL WAS ALSO FOUND COATING THE INSIDE OF THE AIR SCOOP. IT WAS ALSO NOTICED THAT THE TWO BLADE CLAMP HALVES WERE MISMATCHED BY SN WHICH IS NOT ACCEPTABLE PRACTICE IAW THE MANUFACTURER. (K) 2010FA0000014 12/21/2009 CONDENSER 1051676 FAILED MAGNETO THIS CONDENSER FAILED WITH LESS THAN 10 HOURS TIME-IN SERVICE. AND FAILED CONDENSERS WILL BE RETURNED TO THEM FOR THEIR ANALYSIS. THIS IS SECOND CONDENSER TO FAIL IN THIS MANNER WITH LOW TIS SINCE NEW. Control Number Difficulty Date 2010FA0000013 12/21/2009 Aircraft Make Aircraft Model Engine Make Engine Model Component Make Component Model Part Name Part Number CONDENSER 1051676 Part Condition Part Location FAILED MAGNETO THIS CONDENSER FAILED WITH 17.

PROPELLER RECENTLY OVERHAULED 10/29/2009 PROPELLER CAME IN FOR REPITCH WITH NO TIME ON SINCE OVERHAULED. FURTHER INVESTIGATION FOUND TWO OF THREE ATTACH BOLTS FOR ONE OF THE ACTUATOR RODS SHEARED. THIS IS MFG DEFECT. THIS SITUATION COULD LEAD TO METAL CONTAMINATION AND GEARBOX FAILURE. THE MASTER RELAY WAS INSTALLED FWD OF THE FIREWALL. A FIRE COULD HAPPEN IN FLIGHT OR EVEN IT THE ACFT WERE IN STORAGE (UNLESS THE BATTERIES ARE DISCONNECTED. INVESTIGATION FOUND DEICE BOOT WIRE TERMINALS FAILED.FUEL MIGRATING FROM LT INNER TANK TO CTR TANK. HAVING SEPARATED FROM THE INTERNAL WALL OF THE BUSHING. PROPELLER WILL HAVE TO BE REOVERHAULED TO DETERMINE THAT SPECIFICATIONS OF WIDTH AND THICKNESS WILL STILL BE AMPLE AFTER REPAIRS. EHSI AND SYMBOL GENERATOR REPLACED. 1 BLADE PAINT WAS REMOVED AND LOTS OF CORROSSION LEFT UNDER PAINT NOT REMOVED AS SHOULD BE WITH OVERHAUL. BOLTS SHANKS REMAINED BUT HEADS WERE MISSING. AFT OF THE FIREWALL. HAVE HAD THREE DIFFERENT AIRCRAFT WITH THE SAME PROBLEM ALL WITH LESS THAN 250 HRS TOTAL TIME ON OVERHAULED ENGINES AND LESS THAN 6 MONTHS OF BEING INSTALLED IN THE AIRCRAFT. THIS BUSHING HAS ITS BORE COATED OR SPRAYED WITH BRONZE MATERIAL INTRODUCED BY SB 1404. EVEN WITH THE MASTER SWITCH IN THE "OFF" POSITION. MAINTENANCE IN YYZ NOTED EVIDENCE OF HEAVY BUILD-UP ON THE RUDDER. DURING OUR INSP WE OBSERVED THAT THIS BRONZE COATING HAD ROTATED FROM ITS ORIGINAL POSITION INDICATING THAT IT IS LOOSE. FOUND FUEL CONTROL UNIT HAD AREAS OF TRAVEL ON MIXTURE SIDE WAS HARD TO MOVE. THE BATTERIES ARE LOCATED IN THE FRONT COCKPIT. REPLACED PER MM 49-32-14 AND SERVICEABLE.LIVE". CA091124005 10/14/2009 CONT IO520BB FUEL CONTROL MALFUNCTIONED ENGINE (CAN) ENGINE WOULD QUIT ON LANDING WHEN TAXIING OFF OF RUNWAY. (TC NR 20091124003) CA091203003 12/2/2009 AIRBUS A310300 GE CF680C2A8 DUCT A4933101500201 CRACKED APU BOOST PUMP (CAN) PIREP DEFECT 1037394 . (TC NR 20091203003) CA091202002 11/30/2009 AIRBUS A319114 GE CFM56* BOLT DIRTY RUDDER ACTUATOR (CAN) F/CREW NOTED A LOSS OF YELLOW HYD FLUID DURING FLIGHT MCO TO YYZ. THE MASTER RELAY . SEE ATTACHED PICTURES. THE CAPTAINS EHSI WENT UNSERVICEABLE AND C/B POPPED. ODOR OF SMOKE WAS OBSERVED. CA091124003 11/22/2009 AEROSP ATR42300 PWA PW120 SYMBOL GENERATOR MALFUNCTIONED EHSI (CAN) ON ENGINE NR 1 START. (TC NR 20091124005) CA091201003 11/30/2009 CONT TSIO550C TERMINAL FAILED PROPELLER DEICE (CAN) PILOT NOTICED PROPELLER DEICE FAILURE ANNUNCIATION. C/B RESET WITH NO POSITIVE RESULT. SYSTEM FUNCTION CHECKED SERVICEABLE. (TC NR 20091202002) 2010FA0000042 12/22/2009 AMTR GREATLAKES GROMMET FAILED FIRE WALL FAILURE OF A RUBBER GROMMET ON THE PRIMARY 28 VDC DC POWER CABLE PASSING THROUGH THE FIRE WALL WAS FOUND DURING AN INSPECTION. MX FOUND THE APU BOOST PUMP CANNISTER DELIVERY DUCT CRACKED. FAILURE OF THIS GROMMET AND CHAFING THROUGH THE INSULATION WOULD CAUSE SHORTING OF THE BATTERIES AND A FIRE STARTING IN THE FRONT COCKPIT. MEANING THAT THE 28 VDC POWER CABLE THAT PASSES THROUGH THE FIREWALL AND IS "HOT . (TC NR 20091201003) 2010FA0000038 12/22/2009 PWA PT6A28 PLANETARY GEAR MISMANUFACTURED E3035030 2ND STAGE 2ND STAGE PLANET GEARS HAVE ON THE INTERNAL BORE A PRESS FIT BUSHING (PN E3035030).

BELIEVE THAT THIS WAS THE MAIN CAUSE FOR THE CRACK BECAUSE OF THE MOVEMENT/FLEXING OF THE TWO STRUCTURES. 2010FA0000015 1/10/2010 AMTR RV9A LYC O320D2J LYC FRCN040 SHROUD AEL14995 CRACKED NR 3 CYLINDER PN AEL 14995 (SPRING. 2 OF THE 4 WEBS ATTACHING THE ARM TO THE BOSS WERE CRACKED. (TC NR 20091112004) CA091118013 11/15/2009 BEECH 1900C PWA PT6A65B DOUBLER CRACKED HORIZOTNAL STAB (CAN) DURING A SCHEDULED 1200 HOUR INSPECTION. THIS IS A VERY POOR DESIGN FROM BEECHCRAFT. NOTICED CRACK AT ANNUAL INSPECTION. WHEN THE ENGINE RUNS THE GENERATOR SYS IS "HOT-LIVE". 2010FA0000043 BEECH TORQUE TUBE CRACKED . WITH NO CHANCE OF SHORTING THE BATTERIES. SHOULD THERE BE A SHORT IN THE 28VDC. A CRACK WAS FOUND ON A DOUBLER WHERE THE HORIZONTAL STAB MEETS THE VERTICAL STAB ON THE TAIL. LOCATED ON THE ENGINE. PILOTS WERE UNABLE TO REDUCE THE POWER TO IDLE. FAILURE LOOKS LIKE IT BEGAN AT THE FORWARD END OF THE DATA PLATE ATTACHING RIVETS. AND THE PILOT HAS NO WAY TO KILL THE GENERATOR. THE CLAMPING BOLT (ON THE LEVER) MUST BE EXTREMELY TIGHT (BEYOND STANDARD TORQUE AND NO SPECIAL TORQUE IS LISTED IN THE MAINTENANCE MANUAL) AND SINCE THERE IS NO SPLINES ON THE ARM. MAY HAVE CRACKED FROM RIVET TO RIVET THEN AROUND THE REST OF THE TUBE. THE ALUMINUM ARM HAS NO SPLINES AND SLIDES OVER A STEEL SHAFT WITH VERY SMALL SPLINES. THIS IS THE MAIN PART USED TO TRANSFER POWER LEVER INPUTS FROM THE COCKPIT TO THE ENGINE. UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION. IT WAS FOUND THAT THE BOLTS THAT HOLDS THE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL STAB TOGETHER WERE NOT TIGHT. MAINTENANCE GROUNDED THE AIRPLANE IMMEDIATELY. SLIPPED ON THE SHAFT CAUSING A RE-INDEXING OF THE ENGINE RIGGING. FORWARD END OF LOWER RT ENGINE MOUNT TUBE MEMBER BROKEN COMPLETELY AROUND TUBE AT DATA PLATE ATTACH RIVETS LOCATION. SHROUD TUBE) WAS FOUND BROKEN ON NR3 CYLINDER. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PHOTOS (TC NR 20091118013) CA091130003 11/18/2009 BEECH 1900C PWA PT6A67D SHAFT 1013800002 BROKEN TE FLAPS (CAN) NR 3 FLAP FLEX SHAFT (RT INBD) SHEARED CAUSING SPLIT FLAP PROTECTION TO SHUTOFF FLAP SYSTEM. (TC NR 20091117004) 2010FA0000001 1/7/2010 BEECH 58 CONT IO550* ARM 3582517213 CRACKED NLG ACTUATOR NOSE GEAR ACTUATOR ARM FOUND CRACKED IN AREA OF WHERE THE ARM JOINS THE INPUT DRIVE BOSS. POSSIBLY INSTALL A HEAVIER REAR SPAR OR BEEF UPS IN THAT AREA. IT CAN EASILY SLIP ON THE SHAFT IF THE ARM IS NOT IN PERFECT CONDITION AND THE BOLT IS NOT OVER TIGHT. SO THAT WITH THE MASTER RELAY SWITCHED "OFF" ALL CIRCUITS WOULD BE "COLD-DEAD". THIS ACFT WAS FOUND NOT TO HAVE THIS. 2010FA0000022 1/4/2010 AYRES S2R WRIGHT R182071 SPAR 40261T023 CRACKED VERTICAL STAB TOP RUDDER ATTACH BRACKET CRACKED OUT OF REAR SPAR ON THE VERTICAL FIN. CA091112004 11/10/2009 BEECH 1900C PWA PT6A65B LEVER 50944078 WORN THROTTLE (CAN) THE ALUMINUM INPUT LEVER ARM THAT GOES ONTO THE SHAFT FOR THE ENGINE CONTROL CAMBOX. THE FIELD CIRCUIT WIRING SHOULD HAVE GONE THROUGH THE MASTER SWITCH TO CONTROL THE GENERATOR SYS.SHOULD BE LOCATED AFT OF THE FIREWALL AND CLOSE TO THE BATTERY BOX. THE TUBE HAD BACKED PARTIALLY OUT LEAKING A SMALL AMOUNT OF OIL. (TC NR 20091130003) CA091117004 11/16/2009 BEECH 3NM PWA R985AN14B MOUNT 18S9100 BROKEN ENGINE (CAN) FOUND ON ANNUAL INSPECTION.

CA091202018 11/30/2009 BEECH B100 GARRTT TPE3316252B SHUTOFF VALVE MALFUNCTIONED CABIN AIR (CAN) BOTH FLOW PACKS INSTALLED ON AIRCRAFT CHECKED ON GROUND RUN. INSPECTION REPORT INDICATES FRICTION RING WAS FOUND TO BE CLAMPED SECURELY BETWEEN SHAFT PLATE & DAMPER PLATE. AME NOTICED FRICTION RING SPLIT & PROTRUDING FROM SHAFT PLATE. (TC NR 20091202018) CA091126001 11/23/2009 BEECH C90 PWA PT6A21 GOVERNOR MALFUNCTIONED FUEL CONTROL (CAN) AFTER TAKEOFF THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED AN UNCOMMANDED POWER INCREASE AND WAS SHUT DOWN. RIGHT SIDE REQUIRES 19 PSI TO START OPENING AND 30 PSI TO FULLY OPEN. INVESTIGATION REVEALED A FAULTY FUEL CONTROL GOVERNOR SECTION. MM SPECIFIES 19 PSI AND MAX 25 SECONDS TO FULLY OPEN. CA091202012 12/2/2009 BOEING 717200 RROYCE BR700715A130 FAN BLADE BRH20390 UNKNOWN (CAN) ENGINES 13372 AND 13338 ARE IN FOR MAINTENANCE. VERY SLOW TO PRODUCE PRESSURIZATION ON EITHER SIDE. LEFT SIDE REQUIRED 30 PSI AND OVER A MINUTE TO START OPENING AND 40 PSI TO FULLY OPEN.12/11/2009 99A 115610015 RT ELEVATOR WHILE PERFORMING MAGNETIC PARTICLE INSP IAW SB 2145 OF (RT) ELEVATOR TORQUE TUBE FOUND CRACKED ON (RT) TORQUE TUBE. BRH20390 S/N RGK14109. CA091203001 12/1/2009 BELL 407 ALLSN 250C47B FRICTION RING 200SGL132Q DAMAGED STARTER GEN (CAN) DURING ANNUAL INSPECTION/UNSCHEDULED ENGINE CHANGE. SWITCH THROW HANDLE IS ALSO LOOSE AND CAN BE MOVED FROM ANY POSITION. DURING DETAIL INSPECTION OF 1 OFF FAN BLADE FROM ENGINE 13372 BRH20390 S/N RGK14109 IT WAS NOTED FROM INSPECTION RECORD DATABASE THAT SERIAL NUMBER WAS IDENTICAL TO ENGINE 13338 FAN BLADE. SWITCH THROW HANDLE IS ALSO LOOSE AND CAN BE MOVED FROM ANY POSITION. DUE TO THE SHAFT NUT BEING TIGHTENED DOWN ALL THE WAY. THE PIN HOLE AREA. THE FAN BLADE ON BR715 ARE CLASSIFIED PART (SENSITIVE COMPONENT) AND SERIAL NUMBER IS UNIQUE FOR TRACEABILITY AND ENGINE LOG BOOK LIFE MONITORING. 1. STARTER GENERATOR SENT TO LOCAL REPAIR FACILITY FOR REPAIR. FOUND FIRE WALL SHUTOFF VALVE WOULD NOT OPEN AT SPECIFIED PRESSURE. NEW FRICTION RING INSTALLED IAW CMM. (TC NR 20091202012) CA091125005 10/1/2009 BOEING 7377* STRUCTURE CHAFED INTERIOR (CAN) WITH REGARDS TO THE EXOTRIM INTERIOR SUPPORT STRUCTURE DAMAGE WAS FOUND. (TC NR 20091126001) 2010FA0000037 1/15/2010 BEECH F33A TERMINAL LOOSE SWITCH CONTACT TERMINALS ARE LOOSE AND CAN BE MOVED BY HAND. TESTED BOTH SIDES IN HANGAR IAW MM. 2010FA0000036 1/15/2010 BEECH F33A TERMINAL LOOSE CONTROL PANEL CONTACT TERMINALS ARE LOOSE AND CAN BE MOVED BY HAND. A SAFETY ALERT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE OEM (RRD). LOCK FASTENERS CHAFING ON THE ALUMINUM STRUCTURE (FROM INITIAL INTERIOR INSTALL) 2. SECURING SCREWS BEING USED WERE TOO LONG CHAFING INTO THE ALUMINUM SUB-STRUCTURE (FROM ORIGINAL INTERIOR INSTALL) (TC NR 20091125005) CA091202016 12/1/2009 BOEING 737800* GE CFM56* BOEING SCUFF PLATE 141A48421 DAMAGED WINDOW . STARTER/GENERATOR WAS REMOVED & INSPECTED BEFORE TRANSFER TO REPLACEMENT ENGINE.

UNIT DISASSEMBLED. FUEL INDICATOR WAS ERRATIC WITH READING OF DASHES. PERFORMED FUNCTIONAL TEST OF THE FUEL CONTROL ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESS IAW AMM TASK 73-21-11. ENG NR 2 FLAME OUT. THE OEM HAS BEEN INFORMED.26. (TC NR 20091125001) 2010FA0000044 7/12/2009 BOEING 777306ER TURBINE WHEEL 1865M13G03 CRACKED ENGINE DURING O/H OF THE STAGE 1 HPT DISK AFTER 18642 HRS AND 3330 CYCLES SINCE NEW. INSP OF THE DISK IAW ATA 72-53-02 INSP 001 REVEALED 5 OFF CRACKS DURING A CLASS G FPI. CA091124001 10/9/2009 BOLKMS BK117B2 LYC LTS101750B1 GEARBOX 1171200501 MAKING METAL MAIN ROTOR (CAN) DURING TRAINING FLIGHT.827 FOUND TANK PROBE NR 9 FAULTY. ON FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING ABOUT 8 MILES. OK PERFORMED FUEL QUANTITY CHECK OF LT AND RT FUEL TANKS USING MAGNA STICK IAW AMM TASK 28. UNIT RETURNED WITH NEW SHAFT. PILOTS RESUMED TRAINING.(CAN) AFTER DEPARTURE FROM YEG. MAINTENANCE SPOTTED THE MAIN WHEEL SITTING AT AN ODD ANGLE ON THE GATE AND INVESTIGATED. THIS PLATE IS INSTALLED ONLY ON POST-MOD AIRCRAFT PER SB B737-56-1024. NO FAULT FOUND. NOT SUCCESSFUL. CHIPS FOUND CLASS D-F CHAP 11 TABLE 11-2 MM. AIRCRAFT RETURNED TURNED BACK FROM FLIGHT AND LANDED SAFELY IN YEG. NOT SUCCESSFUL. INSP OF CARBURETOR FOUND FUEL STAINS AROUND THROTTLE SHAFT ON BOTH SIDES. 4 OFF CRACKS WERE NOTED TO THE EDGE OF THE LOWER PRESSURE FACE AND 1 OFF CRACK NOTED TO THE EDGE OF THE UPPER PRESSURE FACE. RETURNED TO BASE. MAIN TRANSMISSION REMOVED FOR REPAIR (TC NR 20091124002) CA091120001 11/17/2009 BOMBDR DHC8400 PWC PW150A PROBE 028069109 MALFUNCTIONED FUEL TANK (CAN) ON CRUISE NR 2 TANK FUEL LOW. AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO SERVICE. ACFT SUCCESSFULLY LANDED OFF AIRPORT WITHOUT DAMAGE. THIS PRESUMABLY PREVENTED THE LT SLIDING WINDOW FROM CLOSING PROPERLY CAUSING A PRESSURIZATION LEAK.801 RESULTS: LT 769 KG. ON INVESTIGATION. RELEASED FOR FLIGHT. FUZZ FOUND CLASS C CHAP 11 TABLE 11-2 MM. FOUND SHAFT WEAR EXCESSIVE AND CONTACT WEAR ON THROTTLE PLATE. CAUTION LIGHT ILLUMINATED. UNIT SENT FOR REPAIR. AME INSPECTED CHIP DETECTOR. BURN-OFF ATTEMPTED PER FLM. PILOTS NOTED TRANSMISSION CHIP LIGHT.610. CREW REPORTED DIFFICULTY PRESSURIZING THE AIRCRAFT AND THE LT SLIDING WINDOW APPEAR TO BE NOT CLOSED PROPERLY.720. ALL CRACKS WERE APPROX 0.810. MAIN TRANSMISSION REMOVED FOR REPAIR (TC NR 20091124001) CA091124002 10/20/2009 BOLKMS BK117B2 LYC LTS101750B1 TRANSMISSION 1171200501 MAKING METAL MAIN ROTOR (CAN) PILOTS NOTED TRANSMISSION CHIP LIGHT IN FLIGHT. RT NIL PERFORMED FIM TASK NR 28-40.00. 2010FA0000018 CESSNA CONNECTOR BURNED . OUTER BEARING AND THE PIECES LEFT FROM THE INNER BEARING HAVE BEEN HANDED OVER TO BOEING FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION.40. MAINTENANCE ACTION. (TC NR 20091120001) 2010FA0000006 12/7/2009 CESSNA 152 LYC O235L2C SHAFT WORN THROTTLE PARTIAL POWER LOSS AT 200 FT AGL. CLEANED AND GROUND RUN. THROTTLE PLATE WITH SCREWS.ACCELERATOR PUMP END AND THROTTLE ARM END. RETURN TO BASE AME INSPECTED CHIP DETECTOR. METAL FOUND ON CHIP DETECTORS. FOUND THE SCUFF PLATE ON LT CD POST (FWD FRAME OF SLIDING WINDOW CUT-OUT) CRACKED AND SLIGHTLY DISLOCATED FROM ORIGINAL POSITION. RETURNED TO BASE AME INSPECTED CHIP DETECTOR. BUSHINGS. AND NEWEST COMPLAINT FLOAT KIT.5" IN LENGTH.80. NOTED TRANSMISSION CHIP LIGHT. BURN-OFF ATTEMPTED PER FLM. EXTENSIVE GROUND RUN UPS TO FULL POWER ACCOMPLISHED. THE MAIN WHEELS HAS BEEN SHIPPED TO AVEOS IN YUL FOR LAB TESTING. (TC NR 20091202016) CA091125001 11/18/2009 BOEING 767333 GE CF680C2B6F BEARING FAILED MLG WHEEL (CAN) NR 4 MAIN WHEEL INNER BEARING HAD A COMPLETE FAILURE.

ALSO PLASTIC PULLEYS WERE INSPECTED. CA091125003 11/22/2009 CESSNA 172S LYC IO360L2A ALTERNATOR 991059111RX FAILED ENGINE (CAN) THE AIRCRAFT PFD INDICATED CHARGING SYSTEM FAILURE IN FLIGHT. THEN WHILE ATTEMPTING TO REACH FINAL TORQUE VALUES. THAT IS CAUSING THEM TO FLAT SPOT AT FIRST AND THEN GROOVE ONCE WORN INTO THE CABLE DEEP ENUGH. SEB09-6A ADDRESSED THIS PROBLEM WITH THE LANDING/TAXI LIGHT SWITCHES REQUIRING INITIAL SWITCH REPLACEMENT AND REOCCURRING REPLACEMENT AT 4 YEARS. (K) 2010FA0000005 12/18/2009 CESSNA 337G CONT IO360G STUD 6436511 DAMAGED CYLINDER DECK DURING THE TORQUE SEQUENCE FOR THE ENG O/H FINAL ASSY. PROBABLE CAUSE IS FATIGUE FAILURE DUE TO THE AGE OF THE COMPONENT. AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO BASE TROUBLE SHOOTING C/O FOUND ALTERNATOR FAILED. SWITCH WAS REPLACED PREVIOUSLY DUE TO OVERHEATING. THERE IS ALSO NO NOTICIBLE CABLE DEFLECTION WHERE THE CABLES CONTACT THE PULLEYS. CAUSE IS PROBABLY FROM PULLEYS THEMSELVES. WITH CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF LANDING LIGHT AND OR TAXI LIGHTS. RESULTING IN A GEAR-UP LANDING. TOOTH BROKEN AT BASE. RECOMMEND TIME CHANGE REQUIREMENT. ROLLED CABLES FOR BETTER VIEW OF CONTACT POINT WITH PULLEYS AND WAS ABLE TO CATCH FRAYED WIRES WITH A RAG AND COULD SEE A SUBSTANTIAL GROOVE IN THE CARRY-THRU CABLE. NOTED THAT MANY OF THE STUDS SEEMED TO BE PULLING FROM THE CASE RATHER THAN REACHING TORQUE. SEEMS LIKE THE PULLEY DIAMETER IS TOO SMALL. SUSPECT QUALITY CONTROL AT POINT OF MANUFACTURE. CONNECTORS AND SWITCHES. THEY ARE MADE FROM A HARD WHITE PLASTIC MATERIAL. FOUND COWLING CONNECTOR ASSY. 12 AND 24 VOLT SYS. REPLACED CONNECTOR AND REMOVED BURNED POWER WIRE. THIS PROBLEM EXISTS WITH THIS MODEL ACFT. THE BRAIDED STEEL CABLES ARE RUBBING AGAINST THE PULLEYS INSTEAD OF ROLLING ON THEM. UPON INSPECTION OF THE ROD END. NO OTHER DAMAGE NOTED ON ANY GEAR TEETH. FOUND THAT IT HAD BEEN CRACKED PRIOR TO THE INCIDENT. WHERE . COMPRISING PN S1637-3 & 4. THIS CONDITION IS CAUSED BY LEAVING LANDING AND TAXI LIGHTS ON IN FLIGHT FOR EXTENDED TIMES AS THE SYS IS NOT CAPABLE OF THIS ELECTRICAL LOAD FOR EXTENDED OPERATION WITH OUT OVERHEATING WIRES. NO EVIDENCE OF DAMAGE ON STARTER PINION GEAR FOUND. UNIT ONLY HAD 300 HRS SINCE OVERHAUL. A FIRE HAZARD EXISTS IF OVERHEATED COMPONENTS ARE NOT DETECTED. PLUS POWER WIRE AND CONNECTOR PINS BURNED AND CONNECTOR MELTED.1/13/2010 172P S20641 LANDING LIGHTS LANDING & TAXI LIGHTS INOP ON PRE-FLIGHT. FASTENERS ON THE ENG CASE WERE BROUGHT TO HALF THEIR FINAL TORQUE VALUES WITHOUT ISSUE IAW THE CURRENT MM AND PERTINENT SB`S. CABLE TENSIONS WERE WITHIN PROPER SPECS AND AREA WAS CLEAN & FREE OF ANY DIRT/DEBRIS. REMOVED A CYLINDER TO INVESTIGATE. THEY WERE CLEAN AND FREE TO ROLL. COULD NOT EXTEND THE GEAR. IN A FLIGHT TRAINING OPERATION MORE NUMEROUS TAKEOFF AND LANDINGS ARE CONDUCTED ON A DAILY BASIS CONTRIBUTING TO THIS PROBLEM. (TC NR 20091125003) 2010FA0000003 12/11/2009 CESSNA 310 CESSNA ROD END HM4 BROKEN RT MLG ROD END BROKE WHEN ATTEMPTING TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR IN FLIGHT. THIS PROBLEM SEEMS TO BE HAPPENING DURING NORMAL FLIGHT TRAINING SCHOOL USE AND HAS BEEN NOTICED TO BE HAPPENING WITH OUR OTHER ACFT WITH THE SAME TIMES. CA091126005 11/23/2009 CESSNA 172S LYC IO360L2A LYC RING GEAR 72566 FAILED STARTER (CAN) ONE TOOTH ON RING GEAR ASSEMBLY WAS MISSING. OPS CHECK SAT. NO EVIDENCE OF STARTER KICK BACK/ENGINE KICK BACK NOTED. MANUFACTURER RECOMENDS 500 HR INTERVAL. REPLACE THE PULLEYS WITH A NORMAL BROWN PHENOLIC TYPE PULLEY USED IN ALL OTHER AREAS OF THE ACFT OR TO ENLARGE THE PULLEY DIAMETER TO INCREASE THE CABLE TO PULLEY CONTACT. DURING FLAP & AILERON CABLE INSP FLAT SPOTS WERE NOTICED ON 3 AILERON CONTROL CABLES. (TC NR 20091126005) 2010FA0000033 1/8/2010 CESSNA 172S LYC IO360L2A CONTROL CABLE 0510105365 DAMAGED AILERONS CABIN OVERHEAD CTR PANEL WAS REMOVED FOR PROGRESSIVE INSP.

MM. IPC 29-20-00. PERFORMED OPS CHECK WITH NO DEFECTS NOTED. THE PART HAD 16. WHERE THE BLOCK WAS REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY. PN 9910225-1. (TC# 20091128001) 2010FA0000031 CESSNA SWITCH CRACKED . ITEM 17. THE WARRANTIED PART WAS INSTALLED AND WORKED AS DESIGNED. FIG. FIG. CA091128001 11/18/2009 CESSNA 750 ALLSN AE3007C ACM 73838433 ODOR (CAN) DURING GROUND OPERATION. 12. O-RING NAS1612-6 (REF. UNIT GROUND CHECKED SERVICEABLE.1001. ITEM 1. FOUND MINOR DAMAGE TO THE SHIELDING BUT NOT TO THE CONDUCTORS. INSTALLED OVERHAULED PITCH TRIM ACTUATOR. MFG WAS ADVISED ABOUT THE FINDING. THE CRACK APPROX 5MM IN LENGTH WAS STARTING FROM FORWARD BOTTOM EDGE TOWARDS THE BOTTOM RIVET. MX WAS NOTIFIED AND TROUBLESHOT TO DEFECTIVE PITCH TRIM ACTUATOR. FLIGHT CREW OBSERVED AN ODOR IN THE CABIN. 1001. ONCE REMOVED FOR THE AIRCRAFT A PIECE OF DEBRIS. THE CRACK WAS ALLOWING HYD FLUID TO LEAK OUT. CNQ3200903 12/13/2009 CESSNA 750 PLUG AN8146J UNDERTORQUED HYD SYSTEM AIRCRAFT LOST "B HYD PRESSURE IN FLIGHT AS THE RESULT OF HYD FLUID LOSS. 2010FA0000029 12/9/2009 CESSNA 421C CONTROL VALVE 99102251 CRACKED LANDING GEAR DURING AN ANNUAL INSP. REPAIRED AND INSTALLED PROTECTIVE SLEEVING IAW WIRING DIAGRAM. NOTIFIED MFG PRODUCT SUPPORT OF CONDITION FOUND. WELL UNDER FINAL TORQUE VALUE). THE LEAK WAS SMALL. (NOTE: THE STUDS WERE STRETCHING BETWEEN 220-350 IN/LBS OF TORQUE. CHAPTER 20.) O-RING WAS REPLACED.1 HRS SINCE O/H. THE VALVE WAS SENT BACK TO O/H. THEN REMOVED 2 STUDS TO EXAMINE THE THREADS IN THE CASE. CNQ3200902 12/4/2009 CESSNA 560CESSNA DUCT 65155204 CHAFED ZONE 100 FOUND WIRE BUNDLE THAT ORIGINATES IN THE BOTTOM OF THE AFT J-BOX AND RUNS HORIZONTALLY THROUGH BULKHEAD VERTICLE SUPPORT STRUCTURE FEED-THROUGH HOLE TOWARD ORANGE FRESH AIR DUCT TO BE CHAFING ON THE FRESH AIR DUCT. NO DAMAGE WAS FOUND AND THE STUDS CENTER PORTIONS WERE OBVIOUSLY ELONGATED AND NARROWED IN THE CENTER. PAGE 1.IPC 29-20-00. COCKPIT ACM WAS REPLACED AND SERVICE IAW AMM 21. FOLLOWED BY HOT AIR BEING CIRCULATED IN THE CABIN. PERFORMED CONTINUITY CHECKS. ACFT WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE. SYSTEM BLED AND OPERATIONALLY CHECKED. THIS PLUG IS INSTALLED ON PN 6707005-7 MANIFOLD ASSY-RUDDER STANDBY (REF. OPERATING THE TEMPERATURE CONTROLS IT WAS NOTED THAT THE COCKPIT ACM DUCT SUPPLY TEMPERATURE WAS RISING. SYSTEM WAS DEFERRED AND AIRCRAFT OPERATED BACK TO A MAINTENANCE BASE WITHOUT INCIDENT. APPEARING TO BE BEARING CAGE WAS RATTLED FROM THE UNIT. REGARDLESS OF CABIN TEMP SELECTION. REQUESTS FOR POSSIBLE CAUSE TO THE MFG AND THE OTHER TECH ADVISORS SEEMED TO SPECULATE THAT THE STUDS MAY HAVE BEEN OVERTORQUED AT SOME POINT BRINGING THEM FROM AN ELASTIC STAT TO PLASTIC. NO EXPLANATION WAS GIVEN FOR THE CRACK. 2010FA0000039 11/26/2009 CESSNA 560XL PWC PW545B ATTACH BRACKET CRACKED 662403412 AILERON DURING ACFT INSP THE RT AILERON ATTACH BRACKET PN 6624034-12 WAS FOUND CRACKED. 2010F00003 12/31/2009 CESSNA 680CE ACTUATOR 99142574 DEFECTIVE PITCH TRIM AS THE ACFT CREW WAS PERFORMING THEIR COCKPIT CHECKLIST.) PLUG WAS FOUND TO BE AT LESS THAN SPECIFIED TORQUE.WE DISCOVERED THE STUDS WERE STRETCHING. SYSTEM DEFERRAL CLEARED AND AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO SERVICE. INVESTIGATION OF THE COCKPIT ACM FOUND THE UNIT DIFFICULT TO TURN. FOUND FLUID TO BE LEAKING FROM PN AN814-6J PLUG. FILTERS CHECKED FOR DEBRIS. PAGE 1. THE SECONDARY PITCH TRIM FUNCTIONAL CHECK FAILED. A HAIRLINE CRACK WAS DISCOVERED ON THE BLOCK OF THE LANDING GEAR CONTROL VALVE.

INVESTIGATED. EMERGENCY EXTENSION ATTEMPTED WITH NO MOVEMENT IN NOSE GEAR. THE TRIM ACTUATOR THREADED ROD WAS LATER FOUND TO BE BROKEN WHICH CAUSED THE JAM TO OCCUR BETWEEN THE TRIM TAB AND THE ELEVATOR ITSELF. FECU CODES RETRIEVED INDICATED THE SKEW DETECTION UNIT. SWITCH BELIEVED TO BE ORIGINAL. (TC NR 20091202010) WL7R200121109 CNDAIR 12/11/2009 CL6002B16 WINSLOW 1218FAAVSL CLAMP 3202 IMPROPER PART LIFE RAFT DURING ROUTINE INSP OF LIFE RAFT. THE FLAPS WERE MANUALLY CONFIGURED TO 8 DEGREES BY MTC AND THE A/C FERRIED TO A MTC BASE. PERFORMED GVI OF CABIN AND GALLEY NO DEFECTS NOTED. FAILURE TO REMOVE THE CLAMP PRIOR TO THE LIFE RAFT BEING INSERTED INTO THE CARRYING CASE (VALISE)COULD HAVE PREVENTED PROPER INFLATION OF THE LIFE RAFT IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. SOON AFTER THE ELEVATOR WAS JAMMED IN A FULL DOWN POSITION. SPARKS CAME OUT AROUND HANDLE. IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THIS CLAMP IS NOT CALLED OUT FOR IN CMM 25-60-101. CA091124006 11/23/2009 CESSNA T310P CONT TSIO520B LANDING GEAR STUCK NOSE (CAN) NOSE RETRACTION AFTER TAKEOFF. FOUND STARTER DRIVE TOOTH BROKEN AND MATCHED TOOTH TO GEAR. ALL GALLEY AND CABIN SIDEWALL/CEILING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. ACFT WAS REMOVED FROM SERVICE. FORCING THE AIRCRAFT TO PITCH UP. AIRCRAFT LANDED SAFELY UPDATES: WHEN ELEVATOR TRIM ACTUATOR BOLT BROKE. THE SKEW DETECTION UNIT WAS REPLACED AND THE SYSTEM TESTED SERVICEABLE. NEW INFO: SDR SUBMITTER STATED THAT FAILED ACTUATOR ASSY IS AN OLDER PART NUMBER THAT DOES NOT HAVE A GREASE NIPPLE FOR LUBRICATION PURPOSES. SHORTLY THEREAFTER. NO FURTHER DAMAGE NOTED. IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT A HAND CLAMP PN 3202 POSSIBLY USED AS A PACKING AID IN THE FOLDING PROCESS WAS NOT REMOVED PRIOR TO RETURN TO SERVICE. CA091202004 11/30/2009 CNDAIR CL6002B19 GE CF343A1 DETECTION SYS 8004301 FAULTED TE FLAP (CAN) ON APPROACH TO MKE THE FLAPS FAILED AT ZERO DEGREES WHEN SELECTED TO 8 DEGREES. THIS ALSO CAUSED THE OUTER PORTION OF THE RIGHT HORIZANTAL STABILZER TO FLUTTER AND BREAK THROUGH FRONT AND REAR SPAR. FLAP FAIL CAUTION MESSAGE DISPLAYED. S/N A994 WAS REPLACED (TC NR 20091202004) 2010F00001 12/24/2009 CNDAIR CL6002C10 UNKNOWN ODOR CABIN AFTER TAKEOFF SMOKE ODOR WITH LITTLE HAZE IN CABIN NEAR ROWS 3 AND 4 IN GALLEY AREA. COFFEEMAKERS WERE NOT ON. THE SKEW DETECTION UNIT ALSO HAD FAULT LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. THE CLAMP MAY HAVE BEEN ATTACHED TO THE UPPER AND LOWER BUOYANCY TUBE CHAMBERS DURING THE FOLDING PROCESS. AND SHORTING OUT ON MOUNTING BRACKET. THE PILOT HEARD A LOUD NOISE FOLLOWED BY A TAIL SHUTTERING AND THE ELEVATOR PITCH CONTROL WAS REGAINED. REPLACED SWITCH. AN UNEVENTFUL FLAP ZERO LANDING WAS CARRIED OUT. FOUND MICROSWITCH PN S1906-1. INSPECTED CABIN LIGHT . SKEW DETECTION UNIT P/N 80-043-01. BROKEN IN HALF.12/17/2009 R172K S19061 TE FLAPS OWNER COMPLAINT . CAUSING THE ELEVATOR TO JAM AND CREATING FLUTTER IN THE ELEVATOR CAUSING IT TO BREAK. EMERGENCY LANDING CARRIED OUT. THE PILOT WAS NEAR THE AIRFIELD AND WAS FORTUNATELY ABLE TO LAND SAFELY. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF CORROSION ON THE FAILED THREADED ROD AND THE LUBRICANT WAS FRESH (NOT CONTAMINATED WITH MOISTURE OR WATER). NLG STUCK IN PARTIALLY RETRACTED POSITION. (TC NR 20091124006) CA091202010 11/27/2009 CESSNA U206F CONT IO520F SHAFT BROKEN ELEVATOR TRIM (CAN) IT APPEARS THE THREADED SHAFT OF THE ELEVATOR TRIM BROKE ON TAKEOFF OR IMMEDIATELY AFTER. SN 11218 LAST SERVICED. 2010FA0000030 12/18/2009 CESSNA T210N CONT IO550P ADAPTER 642083A2 BROKEN STARTER DURING 100HR INSP FOUND GEAR TOOTH IN OIL SUMP DRAIN PLUG. GEAR INSPECTION TO BE CARRIED OUT TO DETERMINE CAUSE. ALL OPS NORMAL.WHEN FLAPS "DOWN" WAS SELECTED.

QRH PROCEDURES FOLLOWED. T/S DISCOVERED OPEN CIRCUIT ON EXTEND SOLENIOD OF MLG SELECTOR VALVE. THE TRANSMITTER ALSO GIVES AN INPUT FOR THE TAKEOFF CONFIGURATION. OIL WAS NOTICED AT THE TOP OF THE CYLINDER BEAD AND ALSO ON AFT SECTION OF ENGINE. THIS CRACK IS WHERE AWD CF-84-01R1. UPON INSPECTION BY . THE RT ENG LOW OIL PRESS INDICATION CAME ON THE CREW REDUCED ENGINE POWER TO IDLE AND THE ENGINE SHUT DOWN UNCOMMANDED AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO PARKING POSITION. A FINE CRACK WAS NOTICED BETWEEN THE COOLING FINS OF THE CYLINDER BEAD. CRACK WAS INITIALLY NOTICED AS A PAINT CRACK AND UPON FURTHER INSP CONFIRMED WITH NDT AS AN ACTUAL CRACK. INVESTIGATION ON GOING. CA091201001 11/30/2009 CNDAIR CL604 GE CF343B OIL SYSTEM LOW PRESSURE RT ENGINE (CAN) DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL. THERE IS NO REFERENCE TO TEST THE TAKE OFF CONFIGURATION AFTER ADJUSTING THE SPOILER TRANSMITTER IN THE MM. PROPELLER REGULATOR REPLACED DUE INTERNAL FAILURE AND AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO SERVICE REF. (TC NR 20091203002) CA091201005 11/26/2009 DHAV DHC3 PWA PT6A34 STRUCTURE CRACKED TE FLAP (CAN) PILOT REPORTED VIBRATION IN LT FLAP AFTER SECOND FLIGHT OF THE DAY. VALVE CHANGED AND GEAR SWINGS COMPLETED PER AMM. THE TRANSMITTER WAS READJUSTED AND TESTED. A CONFIGURATION CHECK WAS COMPLETED AND AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO SERVICE WITH NO FURTHER SNAGS (TC NR 20091201004) CA091202015 11/25/2009 CNDAIR CL604 GE CF343B TACTAIR SOLENOID 601R751451 OPEN SELECTOR VALVE (CAN) MLG FAILED TO DEPLOY. PROPELLER FEATHERED AND LANDED AT CLEVELAND USA. S/B 2/28 REV B REQUIRES INSPECTION. RIGGING OF THE FLIGHT SPOILER TRANSMITTER REFERS TO THE OPERATIONAL TEST OF THE FLIGHT SPOILER TRANSMITTER. (TC NR 20091130001) CA091118010 11/17/2009 DHAV DHC2MK3 PWA PT6A27 CONTROL COLUMN C2CF33951 CRACKED COCKPIT (CAN) DURING INSTALLATION OF THE DUAL CONTROLS A CRACK WAS FOUND ON THE WELD AT THE BASE OF THE LOWER CONTROL COLUMN. NO SIGNS OF EXTERNAL OIL LEAKS. THE TAKEOFF WAS REJECTED AND THE AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO BASE. A/C RETURNED TO SERVICE. THE ACFT WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE. (TC NR 20091201001) CA091201004 11/24/2009 CNDAIR CL604 GE CF343B TRANSMITTER MALFUNCTIONED SPOILERS (CAN) CADOR 2009C3326 ON TAKEOFF WHEN THE PILOT ADVANCED THE THRUST LEVERS HE GOT A CONFIGURATION SPOILER WARNING MESSAGE. PERFORMED SEVERAL HIGH POWER ENGINE RUNS IAW GHC WITH BOTH PACKS ON SERVERAL DIFFERENT SETTINGS COULD NOT DUPLICATE. (TC NR 20091202015) CA091130001 8/20/2009 CVAC 440 ALLSN 501D13D REGULATOR 6505680 MALFUNCTIONED PROPELLER (CAN) DURING CRUISE AT FL200 RT PROPELLER OVERSPEED WITHOUT DECOUPLING. FIRST CHECK OF OIL LEVEL SHOWED SUFFICIENT OIL QTY. (TC NR 20091118010) CA091203002 11/26/2009 DHAV DHC2MKI PWA R985AN14B CYLINDER HEAD 399355 CRACKED ENGINE (CAN) WHILE PERFORMING THE INSPECTION TO COMPLY WITH AD 78-08-07. UPON FURTHER INSPECTION. AIRCRAFT LOG BOX PAGE 10872 DEFECT NR 1. ALL PROCEDURES WERE FOLLOWED FOR ADJUSTMENT AND TESTING OF THE TRANSMITTER AS REQUIRED BY THE MAINTENANCE MANUAL. ALT EXTENSION CARRIED OUT. ENGINE SHUTDOWN. INSPECTED AVIONICS BAY AND FOUND NO SMOKE ODOR OR EVIDENCE OF BURNING. UPON INVESTIGATION IT WAS FOUND THAT MAINTENANCE WAS PERFORMED ON THE RT FLIGHT SPOILER TRANSMITTER PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT.BALLASTS NO DEFECTS NOTED.

THE SAME RELEASING ENGINEER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS INVOLVED IN THE FIRST TWO OCCURRENCES. REFER FSL 170. THE FLAP INSTALLED IN THIS POSITION HAD BEEN CHANGED BY REPLACEMENT TWICE PREVIOUSLY IN THE LAST MONTH FOR A SIMILAR REPORTED DEFECT. AFTER SERVICING OIL TANK ENGINE RUNS WERE COMPLETED ENGINE DUMPED A LARGE AMOUNT OF OIL OUT BREATHER SYSTEM. (TC NR 20091126002) CA091123003 11/18/2009 DHAV DHC8102 PWA PW120A BONDING JUMPER DAMAGED MS250837BBX (CAN) WHILE PERFORMING TASKS REQUIRED BY AD CF 2007-32 AND ASSOCIATED DE SERVICE BULLETIN AND FSL IAW AWL 110 FOUND SEVERAL REJECTED BONDING JUMPERS THAT WERE IN THE LIST TO TEST. DETERMINED THAT DURING FLT OIL HAD FILLED ACCESSORY GEARBOX LEAVING OIL TANK EMPTY & CAUSING LOSS OF OIL PRESSURE DUE TO OIL STARVATION AT PUMP.MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. PILOT REPORTED STRIKE TO THE RIGHT WINDSHIELD. (TC NR 20091202001) CA091118012 11/13/2009 DHAV DHC8102 PWA PW120A WIRE CHAFED ELECTRICAL (CAN) NR 1 SPU POPPING BREAKER. AIRCRAFT GROUND RUN. ONCE THE GOOSENECK FILLED WITH OIL IT BLOCKED THE SYSTEM CAUSING THE PRESSURE IN THE ACCESSORY GEARBOX TO BUILD UP. ENGINE INSPECTED & FOUND TO HAVE NO OIL IN OIL TANK. DAMAGE WAS NOT SEVERE BUT WAS BEYOND THE LIMITS SPECIFIED IN THE MMANUAL. BOTH BLADES WERE REPLACED IN ACCORDANCE WITH HAMILTON STANDARD PROPELLER ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE MANUAL CHAPTER 61-13-02. THE LEAKING GARLOCK SEAL WAS REPLACED AND THE AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO SERVICE. DAMAGE FOUND ON RT PROPELLER ASSY BLADES NR 1 AND 2. TEMP WIRING REPAIR CARRIED OUT. THESE WERE REJECTED. (TC NR 20091201006) CA091202001 11/27/2009 DHAV DHC8102 PWA PW120A FITTING 85321414111 CRACKED DOOR FRAME (CAN) WHILE CARRYING OUT ZONAL INSPECTION OF THE MAIN PASSENGER ENTRANCE DOOR SURROUND STRUCTURE. THE BREATHER PIPING WAS RE-ALIGNED TO REMOVE THE GOOSENECK AND ALLOW FOR PROPER DRAINAGE. REFERENCE :.DE HAVILLAND DASH 8 ILLUSTRATED PARTS CATALOG CHAP 53-10-00 FIGURE 35. NOT ALLOWING THE OIL TO RETURN TO THE OIL TANK. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PHOTO OF THE MACHINED FITTING AND IPC. CRACKS WERE FOUND ON THE LT FLAP. THIS AIRCRAFT WAS IN ON A SCHEDULED HEAVY CHECK "C" VISIT. RT WING ROOT AND RT NACELLE. DURING THE INVESTIGATION. SOME OF THE NEW REPLACEMENT BONDING JUMPERS (2) WERE ALSO FAULTY. THE CRACKS WERE LOCATED ON THE TOP OF THE FLAP TOWARDS THE LEADING EDGE ON BOTH THE RT SIDE OF THE FLAP AND IN THE CENTER OF THE FLAP. AC FERRIED FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION. REPLACED THE FAULTY BONDING JUMPERS BY NEW PARTS. A NEW FITTING HAS BEEN ORDERED FOR REPLACEMENT BEFORE AIRCRAFT WILL BE RELEASED FROM MAINTENANCE. (TC NR 20091201005) CA091126002 11/18/2009 DHAV DHC7102 PWA PT6A50 TUBE 77900155003 MISINSTALLED BREATHER SYSTEM (CAN) DURING FLIGHT. FUNCTION CHECKS AND LEAK CHECKS COMPLETED. (TC NR 20091123003) CA091201006 11/27/2009 DHAV DHC8102 PWA PW120A BLADE SFA13MIROAD DAMAGED PROPELLER (CAN) FLIGHT 7723 ON NOV 27/09 ENCOUNTERED MULTIPLE BIRDSTRIKE ON APPROACH INTO LONDON (CYXU) AIRPORT. RT OF THE HANGER. AIRCRAFT WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE ON NOV 28/09. IT WAS FOUND THE SEVERAL WIRES HAD BURN DAMAGE THAT RESULTED FROM THE WIRES CHAFING ON A BRADED WIRE IN THE BUNDLE. ENGINE MM 05-50-00 AND PROPELLER MM 61-1000. CAUSING THE OIL PUMP TO RUN OUT OF OIL. UPON FURTHER INSPECTION IT WAS FOUND THAT THE INBOARD FOREFLAP END FUSELAGE FITTING WAS INCORRECTLY POSITIONED. UPON ARRIVAL FOUND WIRING CHAFED AT FAULT AND SUSPECTED BURNING IN THE CENTER WING WIRE BUNDLE. 18 WIRES WERE FOUND WITH . NR 4 ENGINE LOST OIL PSI INDICATION ALONG WITH MASTER CAUTION & OIL PSI LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON ANNUNCIATOR PANEL. ITEM 570. MAINTENANCE INSPECTED THE AIRCRAFT IN ACCORDANCE WITH MM 05-50-26. FOUND LAST SECTION OF BREATHER PIPING IN AFT PART OF THE NACELLE INSTALLED RUNNING IN AN UPHILL MANNER CREATING A GOOSENECK ALLOWING OIL TO POOL. ENGINE SHUTDOWN & ACFT LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. A CRACK WAS NOTED ON THE TOP FORWARD CORNER MACHINED FITTING.

(TC NR 20091121001) CA091127004 11/19/2009 DIAMON DA20C1 CONT IO240B ROD END HF3M WORN MIXTURE CONTROL (CAN) DURING SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT THE BUSHINGS RETAINING THE ROD END SWIVEL BALL WERE WORN AND ONE SIDE HAD DISLODGED CAUSING THE SWIVEL BALL TO SEPARATE FROM THE ROD END. REMAINDER OF FLEET (44 AIRCRAFT) INSPECTED FOR MISSING CAPSCREWS. (TC NR 20091127004) CA091121002 11/13/2009 DIAMON DA20C1 CONT IO240B CABLE BROKEN THROTTLE (CAN) ON START UP. AFT CAP-SCREW IN PLACE BUT NOT TIGHT. (TC NR 20091124004) CA091121001 11/1/2009 DIAMON DA20C1 CONT IO240B CABLE A15500550 FRAYED THROTTLE (CAN) DURING GROUND OPERATION IT WAS NOTED THAT THE THROTTLE CABLE MOVEMENT WAS ROUGH AND CATCHES HALF WAY. JUST PRIOR TO THIS INCIDENT ENGINE WAS NOTICED SURGING . (CB POPPED AS WELL) WIRES ON TOP OF BOX HAVE ARCED AND BURNED A HOLE IN THE AC CONTACTOR BOX AS WELL AS CHARRING SOME WIRES INSIDE BOX. BOX CLEANED UP AND REASSEMBLED. WIRE CHAFED AFTER SHORTING ON NR 1 ENGINE ECU. A NUMBER OF WIRES REQUIRE REPAIR OUTSIDE OF BOX AND WIRES AND COMPONENTS INSIDE BOX REQUIRE FURTHER INSPECTION TO DETERMINE EXTENT OF DAMAGE. NO REMAINING CAP-SCREWS FOUND LOOSE. RT AC CONTACTOR BOX BOLTED INTO PLACE. CHECKED. INSPECTION REVEALED THAT INNER THROTTLE CABLE HAD BROKEN. (TC NR 20091119003) CA091127002 11/20/2009 DIAMON DA42 THIELT TAE1250299 CONTROL VALVE 057212E002801 LEAKING PROPELLER (CAN) IT WAS REPORTED ON NOVEMBER 25. 2009 THAT DURING A TRAINING FLIGHT THE RT ENGINE EXPERIENCED A SEVERE POWER LOSS. INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE INNER PART OF THE CABLE WAS STARTING TO FRAY AND CATCHING IN THE AREA WERE IT PASSES THROUGH THE FIREWALL. REQUIRES AVIONICS TO RECONNECT ELECTRICALLY. TORQUE CHECK OF CAP-SCREWS IS CARRIED-OUT AS AIRCRAFT CAME IN FOR INSPECTION. RECONNECTED AND SECURED ALL CONNECTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RT AC CONTACTOR BOX. DOSS AVIATION REPORTED THAT MASS BALANCE HAD NO PREVIOUS MAINTENANCE CARRIED OUT. NEW CABLE INSTALLED. REQUIRES FUNCTION CHECK ON BOTH STANDBY HYDRAULIC PUMPS AND AC VARIABLE FREQUENCY SYSTEMS. PERFORMED OPERATIONAL TEST OF AC VARIABLE SYSTEM IAW AMM 24-21-02 AND STANDBY HYDRAULIC PUMP IAW AMM29-11-17. (TC NR 20091130005) CA091124004 11/18/2009 DIAMON DA20C1 BALANCE WEIGHT UNSECURE 2255206002 ELEVATOR (CAN) ELEVATOR MASS BALANCE WEIGHT FORWARD ATTACH CAP-SCREW FOUND MISSING DURING PRE-FLIGHT INSPECTION. (TC NR 20091118012) CA091130005 11/28/2009 DHAV DHC8301 PWA PW123 PUMP MALFUNCTIONED HYD SYSTEM (CAN) NR 1 STBY HYD PUMP NOT COMING ON LINE. NONE FOUND.VARIOUS AMOUNTS OF DAMAGE AS WELL AS BURNT PINS AT THE WING ROOT CONNECTOR. RAYCHEM SPLICE CARRIED OUT ON WIRES 10004B18B-1 AND 10006B18C-1. REQUIRES INSTALLATION ON THE AIRCRAFT AND FUNCTION CHECKS. MIXTURE CONTROL WAS NOT LOST DUE TO THE LARGE RETAINER WASHER ON THE BOLT SECURING THE ROD END TO THE MIXTURE CONTROL ARM. RPM WENT TO 2300 WITH THROTTLE CONTROL AT IDLE. (TC NR 20091121002) CA091119003 10/22/2009 DIAMON DA42 RELEASE MECH DA452000051 MISINSTALLED AFT DOOR (CAN) DURING ROUTINE INSPECTIONS ON THE AIRCRAFT IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT THE AFT DOOR EMERGENCY RELEASE HANDLE WAS NOT ABLE TO BE USED DUE TO EXCESSIVE SILICONE AROUND THE REAR LAMP HOUSING. NEW CABLE INSTALLED. SERVICEABLE. (RESOLVED ON W/O: 216586 TASKCARD: NR-00001) FOUND BURNT WIRES ON THE UPPER AFT CORNER OF NR 2 AC CONTACTOR BOX.

DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT AT THE ZERO FLAP SETTING. REF IPC 29-12-59. GO AROUND CARRIED OUT AND EMERGENCY DECLARED. (TC NR 20091127002) 2010FA0000040 1/15/2010 DOUG DC1010 VALVE 1489951 SEPARATED NR 2 HYD SYS THIS IS TO REPORT A LOSS OF NR 2 HYD SYS "PRESSURE AND QUANTITY" PRIOR TO TAKE-OFF. (TC NR 20091202003) CA091202005 11/27/2009 EMB ERJ190100IGW GE CF3410E5A1 LANDING GEAR MALFUNCTIONED LT MLG (CAN) ON APPROACH TO YYC LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR DID NOT EXTEND. PN 148995-1. PG 9. THE CREW EXECUTED A GOAROUND. CREW WAS NOT ABLE TO RESTART ENGINE. RESET ATTEMPTED NIL FIX. INSPECTED THE AREA AND FOUND THEM MISSING FROM THE PACK RAM AIR INLET SCOOPS LT AND RT. THE FLIGHT RETURNED. JUST AFTER THE INITIAL POWER LOSS THE ENGINE INADVERTENTLY RESTARTED BEFORE EXPERIENCING A SECOND SIGNIFICANT POWER LOSS. A DECISION TO RETURN WAS MADE IN CONSULTATION WITH MTC AND SOC. DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND LANDED NORMALLY WITH THE FLAPS IN POSITION 1 (TC NR 20091126003) CA091126004 11/26/2009 EMB ERJ190100IGW GE CF3410E5A1 SLAT SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONED (CAN) EN ROUTE. CA091125008 11/20/2009 EMB ERJ170200LR GE CF348E5 CLAMP 17055400401 BROKEN A/C PACK (CAN) DURING REMOVAL OF OUR NR 1 PACK ACM FOUND TWO CLAMPS BROKEN OFF AND LAYING IN THE AIR CONDITIONING BAY BOTTOM. THE VALVE SEPARATED AT THE UNION POINT OF THE MOTOR AND VALVE RESULTING IN COMPLETE LOSS OF FLUID IN NR 2 HYD SYS. DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND WERE ABLE TO LAND AT DEPARTURE AIRPORT WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. IN THE BEGINNING OF THE CRUISE STAGE. INVESTIGATION FOUND VALVE ASY (M1-164) FOR THE 2-1 NON-REVERSIBLE MOTOR PUMP TO BE AT FAULT. THE FLIGHT HAD A FLAPS FAILED MESSAGE. THE DISCREPANT VALVE HAS BEEN SENT FOR FAILURE ANALYSIS. GEAR RESELECTED ALL INDICATIONS NORMAL. ALSO THE RUBBER BOOTS WHERE THE CLAMPS BELONG ARE TORN AND DETERIORATED ON THE UPPER FORWARD EDGES. NO OTHER WARNINGS WERE NOTED THROUGHOUT. (TC NR 20091202005) CA091202007 11/25/2009 EMB ERJ190100IGW GE CF3410E5A1 FLAP SYSTEM WARNING MESSAGE TE FLAPS (CAN) YYZ TO SEA ON APPROACH FLAP FAIL MESSAGE. GO AROUND AND QRH COMPLETED. ITEM 340. ALTERNATE BREAKING USED TO GET TO GATE. SN 331. HAVE SINCE REPLACED THE BOOTS AND CLAMPS WITH NEW PARTS. NORMAL LANDING FLAPS 1 (TC NR 20091202007) CA091126003 11/25/2009 EMB ERJ190100IGW GE CF3410E5A1 ACTUATOR MALFUNCTIONED FLAPS (CAN) DURING THE APPROACH.BETWEEN 50 AND 70 PERCENT POWER. FIG 1. (TC NR 20091125008) CA091202003 11/30/2009 EMB ERJ190100IGW GE CF3410E5A1 STEERING SYS FAULTED NLG (CAN) LANDING IN SFO CREW EXPERIENCED A NOSE GEAR STEERING FAULT. THERE WERE NO PASSENGERS ON BOARD. THE CREW EXPERIENCED A FLAP FAILURE. (TC NR 20091126004) CA091202006 11/26/2009 EMB ERJ190100IGW GE CF3410E5A1 FLAP SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONED TE FLAPS (CAN) YYC TO SEA START OF CRUISE FLAP FAILURE CREW RETURNED TO YYC. ATTACHED ARE SOME PICS OF THE WORN PARTS. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF "ALTERNATOR FAILURE". ACFT RETURNED TO GATE. NOTE: BOTH AIR-CONDITIONING PACKS FUNCTIONED NORMALLY BEFORE AND AFTER THE BOOTS WERE REPLACED. DECLARED EMERGENCY AND .

TROUBLESHOT TO DEFECTIVE BOV VALVES AND BOV SOLENOID CONTROL VALVES. INSPECTED THE COWLING AND FOUND NO DEFECTS. (TC NR 20091202013) 2010F00002 12/31/2009 LEAR 60LEAR PWA PW305A BLEED VALVE 31B575601 DEFECTIVE RT ENGINE RT ENGINE WOULD NOT SPOOL UP HIGHER THAN 35 PERCENT. WHEN TRANSFERRING THE DOWN AND LOCKED SWITCH FROM THE LEAKING ACTUATOR TO THE REPLACEMENT METAL WAS FOUND IN THE SWITCH HOUSING. THE AIRCRAFT HAD EXPERIENCED ROUGH RUNNING ON A FLIGHT SEVERAL DAYS EARLIER AND COULD NOW BE DUPLICATED INTERMITTENTLY. A DIRTY SLIP RING MAY HAVE BEEN THE CAUSE. NO OTHER CAUTIONS NOTED. PROBLEM COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED AT MAINTENANCE BASE. THE INSTRUCTOR TAXIED THE AIRCRAFT BACK TO THE APRON WITH ARFF FOLLOWING THEM IN. THE INSTRUCTOR JOINED ATTENDING AME TO CONDUCT GROUND RUNS FOLLOWING AN INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE TO DETERMINE IF IT WAS SAFE TO DO SO. PERFORMED ENGINE OPS CHECK FLIGHT WITH NO DEFECTS NOTED. SWITCH RECYCLED A FEW TIMES. FURTHER TROUBLESHOOTING SUGGESTED THE ROUGHNESS ORIGINATED WITH STICKING VALVE TRAIN AND THE ENGINE WAS REMOVED AND SENT TO AN OVERHAUL FACILITY AS IT WAS CLOSE TO RECOMMENDED TBO. THE ACFT LANDED UNEVENTFULLY. AS THE ENGINE RAN SMOOTHLY FOLLOWING POWER REDUCTION. PERFORMED ENGINE GROUND RUN WITH NO DEFECTS NOTED. A POST SHUTDOWN INSPECTION REVEALED NO DANGER AND THE FIREFIGHTERS ADVISED THE SITUATION AS SECURED. CAUTION EVENTUALLY WENT AWAY. THE LEAKING ACTUATOR WAS DISASSEMBLED IAW THE LEARJET 60 MAINTENANCE MANUAL AND MORE METAL WAS FOUND AS WELL AS WEAR ON THE SHAFT PLATING WHERE THE LOCKING BALLS ENGAGE. THE INSTRUCTOR ACTIONED THE `ROUGH ENGINE` TASKS OF THE APPROVED CHECKLIST. UPON SHUTDOWN OUR MX STAFF INSPECTED THE ACFT AND FOUND THE COWLING LATCH WAS NOT LATCHED AT THE LT AFT LATCH. A REPLACEMENT ACTUATOR WAS ORDERED. ACFT LANDED AND CREW DISCOVERED THAT THE FLAP VANE BROKE OFF OF THE FLAP AT THE BOLT HEAD OF THE ATTACHING BRACKET. INSTALLED NEW BOV VALVES AND BOV SOLENOID CONTROL VALVES. TESTING OF COMPONENTS DID NOT REVEAL ANY FAULTS. (TC NR 20091127003) 2010FA0000007 12/10/2009 ISRAEL 1124A GARRTT TFE73131G VANE 193058518 BROKEN RT TE FLAP RT NR 3 FLAP VANE DEPARTED ACFT IN OR AROUND 12/6/2009. (TC NR 20091130004) . THIS AIRCRAFT HAS HAD SEVERAL INCIDENTS WITH NOSE GEAR ACTUATORS. CA091130004 11/27/2009 PILATS PC1245 PWA PT6A67B DEICE SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONED PROPELLER (CAN) CREW REPORTED PROP DEICE CAUTION ON A FEW MINUTES AFTER SELECTED. CA091202013 12/2/2009 LEAR 60LEAR PWA PW305A ACTUATOR 2317100017 LEAKING NLG (CAN) DURING A DAILY INSPECTION HYDRAULIC FLUID WAS NOTED ON THE NOSE GEAR TIRE. THE ACFT WAS INSPECTED FOR PROPER LATCHING OF THE COWLING AND RETURNED TO SERVICE. THE PILOTS REDUCED POWER DROPPED FLAPS AND GEAR DECLARED AND EMERGENCY AND TURNED BACK FOR THE AIRPORT. (TC NR 20091202006) CA091127003 11/23/2009 GROB G120A LYC AEIO540D4D5 ENGINE POWER LOSS (CAN) THE INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT WERE DEPARTING ON A LOCAL TRAINING FLIGHT AND EXPERIENCED A ROUGH RUNNING ENGINE WHEN THEY REDUCED POWER AFTER T/O. CONTACTED ATC TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY AND RETURNED TO THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT WITH OUT FURTHER INCIDENT.LANDED WITH FLAPS 0 WITHOUT INCIDENT. 2010F00004 12/29/2009 PILATS PC1245 PWA PT6* NOSE COWL 5711012271 UNSECURE LT NACELLE UPON CLIMBOUT THE PILOTS NOTICED THE LT UPPER NOSE COWLING WAS SLIGHTLY LIFTING FROM ITS MATING SURFACE. THE FLUID WAS COMING FROM THE NOSE GEAR ACTUATOR BODY VENT HOLES. THE ACTUATOR WAS BRAND NEW 57 LANDINGS AGO INSTALLED SOMETIME IN JULY OF 2008.

THE RESULT COULD HAVE BEEN CATASTROPHIC. (TC NR 20091130002) 5APR577Y24 1/9/2010 PILATS PC1245 PWA PT6A67B BRAKE DISC 244755 BROKEN MLG DURING A 100 HR INSP.20. REMOVED AND REPLACED BRAKE ASSEMBLY IAW MFG MX INSTRUCTIONS. PILOT DISCONNECTED AUTOPILOT.289 IAW AMM 12-A-32-20-06-00A-313A-A AND AD 09-14-13 A CRACK INDICATION WAS DETECTED IN THE PRESCRIBED NDT INSPECTION AREA. THE AMO PLACE ANCHORING BOLT ON THE ATTACHMENT SCREWS OF ALL AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT DIVERTED TO WINNIPEG WITH REDUCED POWER TO MAINTAIN LEVEL FLIGHT. MOST LIKELY DUE TO VIBRATION. 5APR577Y23 1/5/2010 PILATS PC1247 PWA PT6A67B BRAKE DISC 244755 CRACKED BRAKE ASSY DURING A 100 HOUR INSP THE RT BRAKE OTBD DISC WAS DISCOVERED TO BE CRACKED. UPON RE-SWITCHING.296 IAW SRM AND AD 09-14-13. THE AIRCRAFT PITCHED UP. AREA IN QUESTION EXHIBITED SIGNS OF EXCESSIVE WELD PENETRATION ALONG WITH PROJECTING GLOBULES. PILOT SELECTED AHRS NR 1 OVER TO THE CO PILOTS NR 2 . DISCOVERED THE RT BRAKE OTBD DISC WAS BROKEN INTO 2 PIECES.12. ELEVATOR TRIM CABLE WAS REPLACED A FEW MONTHS AGO.CA091130002 11/27/2009 PILATS PC1245 PWA PT6A67B DISPLAY 1242102011 MALFUNCTIONED AHRU (CAN) "ATTITUDE FAIL" FLAG CAME INTO VIEW ON PILOTS NR 1 EADI. TO PREVENT REOCCURRENCE. "ATTITUDE FAIL" CAME INTO VIEW ON NR 2 SIDE. (TC NR 20091127007) 2010FA0000008 12/1/2009 PIPER PA28R201 TUBE 63547000 CRACKED RUDDER HORN INNER PORTION OF RUDDER HORN TUBE (PN 63547-000) CRACKED AT WELD ASSY (PN 63546-000) ON UNDERSIDE OF WELD BEAD. THE SHAFT P/N 40958-000 THAT CONNECTS THE ARM P/N 43204-00 FROM THE TRIM DRUM TO THE RHEOSTAT P/N 41229-000 HAD BEEN ALLOWED TO PUSH BACK OUT OF THE ARM AND FALL AND JAM THE TRIM DRUM EXTENDING MORE FOR "UP" TRAVEL ON THE ELEVATOR TRIM. 5APR577Y25 1/9/2010 PILATS PC1245 PWA PT6A67B DRAG LINK 5322012289 CRACKED NLG DOOR DURING NDT INSP OF NLG RT DRAG LINK PN 532. PROBABLE CAUSE OF CRACK OCCURRED DUE TO WEAKENING OF METAL FROM IMPROPER WELDING TECHNIQUES. ONE OF THE FOUR CHEROKEES HAD A SECURE ATTACHMENT SCREW. CA091127007 11/23/2009 PIPER PA28140 LYC O320E3D LEVER 6697900 SEPARATED THROTTLE (CAN) DURING THE DOWNWIND LEG. NR 1 AHRU REPLACED. THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO CONTINUE THE APPROACH AND LANDING UNEVENTFULLY BY MANIPULATING THE LEVER ARM (WITHOUT THE KNOB). THIS NUT WAS FOUND NOT TIGHT . CA091123002 11/16/2009 PIPER PA31350 LYC LTIO540J2BD SHAFT 40958000 MALFUNCTIONED RHEOSTAT (CAN) AIRCRAFT HAD JUST TAKEN OFF IN THE CLIMB WITH THE AUTOPILOT ON. (INTERMITTENT). PROBLEM RETURNED A WHILE LATER. AN INSPECTION OF THE REMAINING FLEET OF THREE CHEROKEES REVEALED TWO WITH LOOSE ATTACHMENT SCREWS. THERE IS NO ANCHOR BOLT CALLED FOR IN THE DESIGN. REMOVED RT DRAG LINK AND INSTALLED AN UPGRADED DRAG LINK PN 532. INSPECTION OF THE TRIM SYSTEM FOUND THE TRIM CABLE DRUM IN THE HORIZ STAB WAS BINDING. THE THROTTLE KNOB UNEXPECTANTLY SEPARATED FROM THE THROTTLE LEVER WHEN THE PILOT SOUGHT TO REDUCE POWER FOR THE DESCENT. AN EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE SCREW THAT ATTACHED THE THROTTLE KNOB TO THE THROTTLE LEVEL BECAME DETACHED. DEFECT WENT AWAY. UPON SWITCHING TO AHRS NR 2. ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS. ELEVATOR TRIM WAS RESTRICTED TO PITCH UP ONLY. HAD SEPARATION OCCURRED ON SHORT FINAL. PRIOR TO LANDING. THE MFG SHOULD RE-EXAMINE THE HEAT RANGE REQUIREMENT IN ORDER TO GAIN PROPER DEPTH OF WELD PENETRATION REQUIRED TO INSURE FISSION OF BASE METAL AND FILLER ROD.12. THE MECHANISM FROM THE DRUM TO THE RHEOSTAT HAS A TIGHTENING NUT P/N MS20365-832C. SAME RESULTS. REMOVED AND REPLACED BRAKE ASSY IAW MM INSTRUCTIONS. FLAG WENT AWAY.20.

INCLUDING BOTH NYLON DRIVE WHEELS. VALVE O/H WO NR R79693 DATED 10/27/2009. WAS QUITE APPALLED AT THE BURNING OF THE POINTS AND CONDITION OF THE NYLON WHEELS. DURING SERVICING. DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND RETURNED TO THE AIRPORT. BELIEVED TO BE CAUSED BY RAPID VALVE MODULATION. MAINTENANCE REMOVED THE BLISTERS.ENOUGH TO HOLD THE RHEOSTAT SHAFT IN PLACE. CALLED SHOP THAT O/H ENG AND MAGNETO. INSPECTED SEAT AREA AND FOUND NO UNUSUAL MARKS. VERNATHERM WAS REMOVED AND REMAINING PARTS LOCATED. ACFT WAS STILL GENERATING ENOUGH CLIMB POWER TO GET UP TO 1. WHO HAD SEEN THE INSIDE OF THE MAGNETO. BEARING FAILURE CAUSED THE TOWER SHAFT TO SHEAR WHICH THEN CAUSED IT TO DISENGAGE FROM THE TRANSFER GEARBOX.8 HOURS PRIOR TO THE FAILURE. (TC NR 20091118015) 2010FA0000032 11/26/2009 PIPER PA32R301 LYC TIO540S1AD MAGNETO D3000 MISOVERHAULED ENGINE MAGNETO WAS O/H ALONG WITH ENTIRE ENG 150 HRS AGO. OR IF O/H STANDARDS NEED TO BE REVISED. FELT THE AMOUNT CHARGED AND THE NUMEROUS PARTS THEY REPLACED WAS EXCESSIVE FOR A MAG THAT ONLY HAD 150 HRS ON IT. WHILE GREASING NOSE LANDING GEAR. THIS HOSE CONNECTION HAD BEEN REMOVED 13 HOURS PREVIOUS FOR OTHER MX AND NO NUT WAS VISIBLE AT THAT TIME. ON LANDING. ON A SUCCESSFUL RUN UP. REMOVED AND INSPECTED SUCTION SCREEN AND OIL FILTER ELEMENT. TEARDOWN INSP REVEALED A FAILURE OF THE UPPER TOWER SHAFT BEARING. SHIPPED THE MAGNETO TO FACILITY AND REPLACED A NUMBER OF PARTS. NEWLY O/H VALVE CAUSED VIBRATION FELT THROUGH AIRFRAME. RT UNEVEN. WHICH HAD SIGNIFICANT TEETH DAMAGE. (TC 20091123002) CA091118015 11/17/2009 PIPER PA31T2 PWA PT6A135 HOUSING 45316003 CRACKED STRUT (CAN) DURING THE INSPECTION. THE ENGINE UNDERWENT A MPI/CZI INSP 80. THIS ENG IS A FACTORY REBUILT 8/27/1994. THIS WAS AN ORIGINAL BEARING THAT UNDERWENT CZI INSP. DEPARTING. THE PILOTS NOTICED SMOKE IN THE CABIN. SB 518B APPLIES BY PN. MECHANIC. NOTICED LT MAGNETO DEAD. E81RJW302236 1/11/2010 RAYTHN 390 SHUTOFF VALVE 5188001 FAILED RT ANTI-ICE REPLACED FAILED RT ENG INLET ANTI-ICE SHUTOFF VALVE ASSY WITH "0 TSOH" VALVE. NO UNUSUAL CONTAMINANTS NOTED. THERE WAS AN IN FLIGHT SHUTDOWN OF THE NR 2 ENGINE. 5 YRS CALENDAR TIME. ENG BEGAN RUNNING VERY ROUGH ABOUT 100 FT ABOVE RUNWAY. 2010FA0000000 12/28/2009 RAYTHN HAWKER800XP GARRTT TFE7315BR BEARING 3587523 FAILED TOWER SHAFT DURING FLIGHT INBOUND. IT WAS NOTICED THAT THE NUT OFF THE END OF THE VERNATHERM WAS STUCK IN THE FITTING STICKING OUT OF THE CASE. 2010FA0000010 12/18/2009 RAYTHN HAWKER850XP VALVE MALFUNCTIONED HYD SYSTEM THE ACFT DEPARTED AFTER ROUTINE MX. HYD FLUID BYPASSED THE NON RETURN VALVE IN THE RT PIPE . INVESTIGATION FOUND HYD FLUID IN THE BLEED AIR DUCTING. 2010FA0000002 1/7/2010 PIPER PA32RT300 LYC IO540K1G5D LYC VERNATHERM 53E19600 DISTORTED OIL FILTER ADAPT AFTER REMOVING THE LT OIL COOLER SUPPLY HOSE AT THE CASE FOR ACCESS TO MAGNETO. UPON OPENING THE MAIN AIR VALVES. CLEANED-UP THE GREASE AND NOTICED A HAIRLINE FRACTURE ON GEAR STRUT HOUSING ASSY. REINSTALLED WITH NEW NUT AND NEW RHEOSTAT. THUS ALLOWING THE SHAFT TO SHIFT SUCH THAT THE ARM MOVED INTO THE TRIM DRUM TRAVEL. RECOMMEND MFG O/H FACILITY REVIEW RECORDS TO DETERMINE IF A QUALITY CONTROL/POST-MX TESTING ISSUE. THIS IS THE SECOND RECENTLY O/H VALVE INSTALLED IN LAST MONTH FROM SAME FACILITY THAT HAVE HAD SIMILAR FAILURES UPON INSTALLATION OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER. DID NOT KNOW WHY THIS COULD HAVE HAPPENED BUT FELT THE CALENDAR TIME (5 YRS) WAS SIGNIFICANT AND COULD HAVE A FACTOR ON THE BREAKAGE. BUT THIS VALVE IS A HIGHER SN THAN THAT SPECIFIED IN THE SB.000 FT AND COMPLETE A SAFE LANDING BACK ON THE FIELD. THE LOSS OF ACCESSORY POWER RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF FUEL AND OIL PRESSURE WHICH RESULTED IN ENGINE SHUTDOWN. MAINTENANCE NOTICED BLISTERING UNDER THE PAINT.

THE GEN FAIL LIGHT FUNCTIONED NORMALLY WITH THE GENERATOR OFF OR ON. AFTER DEPARTURE. WHEN THE MAV`S WERE OPENED IT ALLOWED THE HOT AIR TO CONTACT THE HYD FLUID AND PRODUCE SMOKE WHICH WAS TRANSFERRED INTO THE CABIN. THE INSULATION HAD BURNT OFF IT AND ALSO DAMAGED OTHER WIRES IN THE BUNDLE.4 INCHES. (TC NR 20091202014) CA091202008 11/15/2009 ROBSIN R44RAVENII LYC IO540AE1A5 STARTER 14924HTH INOPERATIVE ENGINE (CAN) STARTER WOULD NOT ENGAGE (TC NR 20091202008) CA091202009 11/10/2009 ROBSIN R44RAVENII LYC IO540AE1A5 PUMP D5001 LEAKING HYDRAULIC SYS (CAN) PUMP FOUND LEAKING ON SUCTION SIDE. (TC NR 20091201002) CA091125007 11/21/2009 SWRNGN SA226TC GARRTT TPE33110UA TRUNNION 5451001001 CORRODED NLG (CAN) FOUND CORROSION PITTING IN TRUNNION BORES ON BOTH SIDES OF NLG TRUNNION. PITTING IS 0. THE ACFT WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE AND DEPARTED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. WHICH HOUSE THE DRAG BRACE PINS. SITTING OVERNIGHT. THE OPERATOR IS ISSUING A NOTICE TO INSPECT ALL AFFECTED AIRFRAMES AT NEXT ACCESS. AND WAS REPLACED. THE HYDRAULIC TEST PUSH BUTTON DID NOT ACTIVATE THE T/R SOLENOID TO CENTER THE T/R PEDALS. THERE ARE NO PUBLISHED INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO THIS AREA. HOWEVER. (TC NR 20091125007) CA091202011 12/1/2009 SWRNGN SA226TC GARRTT TPE33110UA RELAY 6041H205A MALFUNCTIONED GENERATOR (CAN) CREW ARRIVED AFTER ONE HOUR FLIGHT REPORTING ABNORMAL LT GENERATOR VOLT METER INDICATION. THIS RELAY CAN BE REPLACED BY SB 226-24-033.045 INCHES DEEP LATERALLY AT END OF BORE.030 INCHES DEEP LONGITUDINALLY IN END OF BORE AND 0. AFTER REPLACEMENT THE CUTOFF COLLECTIVE SWITCH STILL DID NOT WORK. SWITCH WAS REPLACED AND ALL SYSTEMS CHECK AND FOUND NORMAL. THE CIRCUIT BREAKER HAD BLOWN. IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE MOST LIKELY CAUSE WAS THE FAILURE OF THE GENERATOR RELAY. THE ACFT WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE. THIS WAS CONFIRMED ON A GROUND RUN CHECK. THE WIRING IN THE POINT COMPARTMENT WAS ROUTED IAW TCM SB 663A. THE GENERATOR WOULD NOT SUPPLY THE BUS. THE FLUID MIGRATED INTO THE BLEED AIR SYS. TROUBLESHOOTING REVEALED FAULTY TACH POINTS. AROUND THE BORE RADIUS FOR APPROXIMATELY 0. CAUSING THE MAIN CONTACTOR INSIDE TO TOUCH THE GEN FAIL INDICATOR CONNECTIONS ON THE TOP OF THE RELAY. AND A CAMPAIGN TO REMOVE THE X2 WIRE FROM THE BUNDLE AND ROUTE IT SEPARATELY SO IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE. THE MAG WAS INSPECTED AND FOUND A TACH WIRE HAD CHAFED AND SHORTED TO THE OPPOSITE TACH SPADE TERMINAL WHICH WOULD DISRUPT THE RPM SIGNAL TO THE GOVERNOR CONTROLLER. THAT HAS NOT BEEN ACCOMPLISHED ON THIS AIRFRAME. THIS WIRE WILL NOT DAMAGE ANY OTHER WIRING. THE WIRING WAS MODIFIED IN THIS AREA BY AD 97-11-13 AND VARIOUS SERVICE BULLETINS INCORPORATED BY THAT AD. HOWEVER. THE MAGNETO WAS REPLACED AND THE DEFECT WAS RECTIFIED. (TC NR 20091202011) . CA091202014 12/1/2009 ROBSIN R44 LYC O540F1B5 BENDIX WIRE CHAFED MAGNETO (CAN) DURING A FLIGHT THE LOW ROTOR HORN AND LIGHT CAME ON AND THE PILOT LANDED.CONNECTING THE HYD RESERVOIR TO THE BLEED AIR SUPPLY PROVIDING HEAD PRESSURE TOT HE HYD SYSTEM. THE MALFUNCTIONING VALVE WAS REPLACED AS WAS A SERVICING NON RETURN VALVE ON THE RESERVOIR. DURING SUBSEQUENT GROUND RUNS NO SMOKE WAS NOTED. REPLACED WITH A SERVICABLE PUMP (TC NR 20091202009) CA091201002 11/30/2009 SNIAS AS350B2 TMECA ARRIEL1D1 SWITCH MS2771923 UNSERVICEABLE COLLECTIVE (CAN) THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM INCORPORATES A CUT OFF SWITCH ON THE COLLECTIVE. AFTER SOME INVESTIGATION MAINTENANCE FOUND A BURNT WIRE FROM THE GENERATOR RELAY’S X2 POST (COIL) TO GROUND. INVESTIGATION SHOWED TO BE A BAD SWITCH. ALL CONTAMINATED COMPONENTS WERE CLEANED AND REINSTALLED. THIS PROVIDED A DIRECT PATH TO GROUND THROUGH THE X2 POST OF THE RELAY AND CAUSED THE BURNT WIRE.

THE MECHANIC AT THAT TIME WAS DOING A SCHEDULED BOROSCOPE AND BEFORE PUTTING THE NEW FUEL NOZZLES IN HAD FOUND SOME DISCREPANCIES INSIDE THE ENGINE. THE ENGINE ASSEMBLY TSR=0.3 HRS. SUBSEQUENT TROUBLESHOOTING REVEALED DISENGAGEMENT OF THE ENGINE OIL PUMP DRIVE ADAPTER FROM PUMP SLINES. THE ENGINE WAS THEN REMOVED AND FORWARDED TO THE ENGINE SHOP FOR REPAIR.CA091125004 11/18/2009 SWRNGN SA227AC GARRTT TPE33111U TURBINE BLADES 31081251 FAILED RT ENGINE (CAN) A/C CAME IN FOR A ROUTINE FUEL NOZZLE CHANGE ON THE RT ENGINE. HENCE THE DISENGAGEMENT. THE METALLURGICAL EVALUATION REPORT WILL BE ADDED TO THIS SDR AT A LATER DATE WHEN RECEIVED. ENG PRESS WARNING LIGHT CAME ON DURING A TEST FLIGHT. THE MECHANIC THEN NOTIFIED THE TURBINE SHOP TO COME AND DO AN EVALUATION ON THE NOTED DAMAGE. DRIVE ADAPTER APPEARS TO HAVE LOST LOCKING FEATURE. THE FAILED NR 1 TURBINE ROTOR WAS FORWARDED TO A METALLURGICAL LAB FOR EVALUATION ON THE FAILURE. (TC# 20091202017) CA091127001 11/25/2009 ZLIN Z242L LYC AEIO360A1B6 LINE Z4253100700 BROKEN BRAKE (CAN) THE LEFT BRAKE LINE WAS OBSERVED TO BE BROKEN AT A FLARE END. (TC NR 20091127001) . PILOT LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT. THE NOTED DAMAGE WAS FOUND TO BE 3 OF THE 36 TURBINE ROTOR BLADES HAD FAILED AND HAD PIECES OF MATERIAL MISSING FROM THE BLADES. (TC NR 20091125004) CA091202017 12/1/2009 UROCOP EC120B TMECA ARRIU2F SPLINE 0319157200 DISENGAGED PUMP DRIVE ADAPT (CAN) FOLLOWING A SCHEDULED ENGINE CHANGE.