Recommendation R20030002

Recommendation issued to: Rolls Royce, Ltd.

Recommendation details
Output No: R20030002
Date issued: 17 February 2003
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Rolls Royce plc. revise service bulletin RB211-72-D516 to highlight the potential for cracking failure between the lever and connecting pin of the Variable Stator Vane lever assemblies, and ensure that inspections contained within this bulletin adequately address this mode of failure.

Initial response
Date issued: 05 July 2006
Response from: Rolls Royce, Ltd.
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

not received

ATSB response:

Although a formal response was not received, the engine manufacturer has subsequently redesigned the component and eliminated the anomaly. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau considers this action sufficient to close this recommendation.

Last update 03 April 2012