Airworthiness News

AD 2016-0254 Solo 2625 02 Engines

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Following several occurrences of connecting rod bearing failure in Solo 2625 02 engines, EASA has issued Airworthiness Directive AD 2016-0254, effective 29 December 2016. The AD requires a within 60 days engine modification in accordance with Solo Kleinmotoren Service Bulletin SB/TM 4600-6. The AD is available at http://ad.easa.europa.eu/ad/2016-0254 .

Latest Technical News Sheet Published

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TNS 2016-2 is now available. Primarily targeted at inspectors and club Technical Officers, the TNS also provides useful information for owners.  In this edition, the following sailplane types/subject areas are addressed: Grob 109 IS28 ASK21 Solo 2625 Engines SZD 51-1 Junior Libelle PIK20 Duo Discus SZD 30 Pirat LS/DG Undercarriage…

EASA Self-Declared Maintenance Programme

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EASA’s Self-Declared Maintenance Programme (SDMP) is a recent development and part of the overall theme of reducing burdens and empowering EASA aircraft owners. The SDMP results in owners having responsibility for their EASA aircraft maintenance programme.  The current BGA airworthiness system is more than capable of supporting the new approach,…

EASA Airworthiness Directive AD2016-0192 - Schleicher ASK-21

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Schleicher has issued ASK 21 Technical Note (TN) 38 following a reported temporary rudder control blockage on an ASK-21 equipped with a rudder hand control system which, on investigation, revealed significant cable slack in the control system. The TN provides instructions to amend the ASK 21 Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM),…

Grant Aid for 8.33kHz Radio Equipage

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The CAA previously announced that EU funding has been secured to assist GA aircraft owners with the equipage of 8.33kHz radios – see here for details.  The CAA has now advised us that claims will be accepted covering equipage from 16th February 2016 through to 31st December 2017. As the…

Amended ARC template

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The CAA has just informed us of an EASA regulation change that requires all ARC’s to have the hours of the aircraft at time of ARC issue entered in the certificate. The ARC templates on the BGA website have been amended. Please ensure that the hours are entered when completing…

TNS 3-2015 Published

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The latest BGA Technical News Sheet has been published.  Club Technical Officers and BGA Inspectors have received a copy by EMail but others can access it (and past TNS) via the library.

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