Aviation safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Luftfahrt-Bundesamt
|Date issued:||30 June 2003|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
As a result of this investigation, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the German Airworthiness Authority, Luftfahrt-Bundesamt issue an airworthiness directive to mandate compliance with Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd and Co KG Service Bulletin SB-BR700-73-900316.
|Date issued:||14 October 2003|
|Action status:||Closed - Accepted|
On 15 October 2003, the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt issued Airworthiness Directive 2003-235, mandating compliance to Rolls-Royce Deutschland Service Bulletins SB-BR700-73-900334 Revision 1 and SB-BR700-900316 Revision 2. SB-BR700-73-900334 Revision 1 included instructions to readout the maintenance messages of the Electronic Engine Controller (EEC) shown by the Multifunction Control Display Unit, and action as required. SB-BR700-73-900316 Revision 2 required the replacement of all EEC units with a serial number of 0351 or earlier, which were not identified as having SB-BR700-900316 initial issue, Revision 1 or Revision 2 incorporated.