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Regulatory Update, Feb 5-12

A rundown of the latest airworthiness directives for the week.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive CF-2013-15R2 on Bombardier DHC-8-102, -103, -106, -201, -202, -301, -311, -314 and -315, serial numbers 003 through 672, requiting installing a Beta Lockout System on propellers in accordance with Bombardier Service Bulletin 8-76-35, effective February 1, 2017.

EASA Airworthiness Directive 2016-0095 has been superseded by 2017-0013 for A380-841, A380-842 and A380-861, all serial numbers, requiring identification of left hand and right hand middle and outboard flap and inspecting certain affected flap parts, effective February 10, 2017.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive 2015-0141R3 for A380s, requiring inspections of shear cleats of the lower forward and aft intercostals of wings and other actions, effective January 30, 2017.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive 2017-0014 for Spey 500s, requiring actions on the high pressure compressor stage 12 rotor discs, effective February 13, 2017.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive CF-2017-05 for Bombardier DHC-8-400s, -401s and -402s, serial numbers 4001 and 4003 through 4533, requiring increasing hole size in collector tank partition wall, inspection of motive flow line for damage and replacement of grommet and line, effective February 6, 2017.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive 2017-0016 for Dornier 328-100s and -200s, requiring inspection of all Hydraflow fuel line clamps and replacing as necessary, effective February 14, 2017.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive 2017-0015 for A380-841, A380-842 and A380-861, requiring detailed inspections of the belly fairing area at FR65 and FR69 at STRG2 joint on the left and right side, and repair or replacement as necessary, effective February 14, 2017.

EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive 2017-0017 for Trent 1000s, requiring on-wing borescope inspections of affected seals, effective February 15, 2017.

EASA has issued Proposed Airworthiness Directive 17-016 for Trent 1000s, requiring, within 80 engine flight cycles after receipt of an alert engine health monitoring notification, removal of engine from service, effective 14 days after issue date.

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