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European Regulatory Roundup, April 9-15

A rundown of the latest airworthiness directives affecting the commercial aviation industry from around Europe.

EASA

EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 17-043 for A380s, requiring replacement of components before exceeding the applicable life limit and performing applicable maintenance tasks as described in Airworthiness Limitations Section, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.

EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 17-044 for A310s, requiring detailed inspections around fastener holes in the wing top skin panels 1 and 2, along Rib 2 and Rib 3 and between the front and rear spars on both wings and other actions, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.

EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 17-045 for A330s requiring special detailed inspections of horizontal stabilizer center box top skin and other actions, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.

EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-0056 for Trent 1000s, requiring removal from service within 80 engine flight cycles after receipt of certain alert engine health monitoring notifications,  effective April 19, 2017.

EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2015-0124R3 for A330s and A340s, requiring modification or replacement of Flight Control Primary Computer software and other actions, effective April 11, 2017.

EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2017-0060 for A330s and A340s, requiring detailed inspections of the front stop lateral and aft surfaces and other actions on affected right and left wings effective April 21, 2017.

EASA has issued safety information bulletin 2017-04 on passenger transport of Portable Electronic Devices containing Lithium Batteries.

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