Aviation safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Transport Canada
|Date issued:||12 June 2002|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau suggests that Transport Canada should note the deficiencies identified relating to electrical discharge damage to the number-1 bearing of the Pratt and Whitney (Canada) PT6A engine models equipped with TRW Lucas, model 23078 and 23085, starter-generators.
|Date issued:||12 July 2002|
|Response from:||Transport Canada (Tarf)|
Transport Canada has noted the deficiencies identified by the
ATSB and has been working with the engine manufacture, Pratt &
Whitney Canada, regarding the source of the electrical discharge
damage (EDD) - TRW Lucas Starter Generator models 23078 and 23085.
It is expected that it will be necessary for a coordinated effort
on the part of: Transport Canada, the FAA and the CAA U.K. as the
respective State of Design Authorities responsible for the PWC PT6A
engine group, the Lucas starter-generator and the Shorts &
Harland SD3-60 aircraft.