Recommendation R20030003

Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Authority (UK)

Recommendation details
Output No: R20030003
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 the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority review the Rolls Royce Plc, Trent 800 Engine inspection procedures for the Variable Stator Vane assemblies and service bulletin RB211-72-D516. To ensure that they adequately address and manage the potential for cracking failure of the lever assemblies.

Initial response
Date issued: 12 May 2003
Response from: Civil Aviation Authority (UK)
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

The CAA accepts this recommendation.

The CAA, in conjunction with Rolls-Royce plc, has reviewed the revision to Service Bulletin RB211-72-D516 and is satisfied that it adequately addresses and manages the potential for cracking and failure of the variable stator vane lever assemblies.

ATSB response:

The ATSB accepts the United Kingdom CAA response.

Last update 03 April 2012