Airworthiness Directives; DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH Models 228-100, 228-101, 228-200, 228-201, 228-202, and 228-212 Airplanes, 32268-32270 [06-5045]

Download as PDF 32268 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 107 / Monday, June 5, 2006 / Rules and Regulations Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (f) The Manager, Standards Office, Small Airplane Directorate, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), ATTN: Karl Schletzbaum, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329–4146; fax: (816) 329– 4090, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. Federal Aviation Administration Related Information (g) New Zealand AD No. DCA/750XL/6, Effective Date: December 1, 2005, also addresses the subject of this AD. (h) You must do the actions required by this AD following the instructions in Pacific Aerospace Corporation Mandatory Service Bulletin No. PACSB/XL/016, Issue 1, Date Issued: September 23, 2005. The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference of this service bulletin in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. To get a copy of this service information, contact Pacific Aerospace Corporation Ltd., Hamilton Airport, Private Bag HN 3027, Hamilton, New Zealand; telephone: 011 (64) 7–843–6144; facsimile: 011 (64) 7–843–6134. To review copies of this service information, go to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/ code_of_federal_regulations/ibr_ locations.html or call (202) 741–6030. To view the AD docket, go to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590–001 or on the Internet at http:// dms.dot.gov. The docket number is FAA– 2006–24081; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE– 15–AD. Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 24, 2006. David R. Showers, Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 06–5047 Filed 6–2–06; 8:45 am] cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with RULES VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:50 Jun 02, 2006 Jkt 208001 [Docket No. FAA–2006–24095; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE–21–AD; Amendment 39– 14624; AD 2006–11–19] RIN 2120–AA64 Airworthiness Directives; DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH Models 228–100, 228–101, 228–200, 228–201, 228–202, and 228–212 Airplanes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: Material Incorporated by Reference BILLING CODE 4910–13–P 14 CFR Part 39 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH Models 228–100, 228–101, 228–200, 228–201, 228–202, and 228–212 airplanes. This AD requires you to repetitively inspect the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels (locations 5VE and 6VE) for chafing and damage and repair any chafed or damaged wires. Regardless of the results of each inspection, this AD requires you to assure correct installation of the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels by reattaching or replacing the wire tie attachment holders and securing any loose wires to the wire tie attachment holders with plastic wire ties. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority for Germany. We are issuing this AD to detect, correct, and prevent chafed or damaged wires in the flight deck overhead panels, which could result in short-circuiting of related wiring. This condition could lead to electrical failure of affected systems and potential fire in the flight deck. DATES: This AD becomes effective on July 14, 2006. As of July 14, 2006, the Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulation. ADDRESSES: For service information identified in this AD, contact RUAG Services GmbH, P.O. Box 1253, D– 82231 Wessling, Germany; telephone: (08153) 302506; fax: (08153) 304601. To view the AD docket, go to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590– 001 or on the Internet at http:// PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 dms.dot.gov. The docket number is FAA–2006–24095; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE–21–AD. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karl Schletzbaum, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329–4146; fax: (816) 329–4090. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Discussion On March 22, 2006, we issued a proposal to amend part 39 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 39) to include an AD that would apply to DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH (DORNIER) Models 228–100, 228–101, 228–200, 228–201, 228–202, and 228– 212 airplanes. This proposal was published in the Federal Register as a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on March 29, 2006 (71 FR 15647). The NPRM proposed to require you to repetitively inspect the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels (locations 5VE and 6VE) for chafing and damage and repair any chafed or damaged wires. Regardless of the results of each inspection, the NPRM would require you to assure correct installation of the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels by reattaching or replacing the wire tie attachment holders and securing any loose wires to the wire tie attachment holders with plastic wire ties. Comments We provided the public the opportunity to participate in developing this AD. We received no comments on the proposal or on the determination of the cost to the public. Conclusion We have carefully reviewed the available data and determined that air safety and the public interest require adopting the AD as proposed except for minor editorial corrections. We have determined that these minor corrections: • Are consistent with the intent that was proposed in the NPRM for correcting the unsafe condition; and • Do not add any additional burden upon the public than was already proposed in the NPRM. Costs of Compliance We estimate that this AD affects 14 airplanes in the U.S. registry. We estimate the following costs to do the inspection: E:\FR\FM\05JNR1.SGM 05JNR1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 107 / Monday, June 5, 2006 / Rules and Regulations Total cost per airplane Labor costs Parts costs 2 workhours × $80 per hour = $160 ............... Not applicable ................................................. We estimate the following costs to do any necessary repairs that will be required based on the results of the inspection. We have no way of Labor cost Authority for This Rulemaking Title 49 of the United States Code specifies the FAA’s authority to issue rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. We are issuing this rulemaking under the authority described in subtitle VII, part A, subpart III, section 44701, ‘‘General requirements.’’ Under that section, Congress charges the FAA with promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in air commerce by prescribing regulations for practices, methods, and procedures the Administrator finds necessary for safety in air commerce. This regulation is within the scope of that authority because it addresses an unsafe condition that is likely to exist or develop on products identified in this AD. Regulatory Findings We have determined that this AD will not have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132. This AD will not have a substantial direct effect on the States, on the relationship between the national government and the States, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. Total cost on U.S. operators $160 × 14 = $2,240. $160 determining the number of airplanes that may need this repair: Total cost per airplane Parts cost 3 workhours × $80 per hour = $240 ................................................................................................... Note: The cure time for the adhesive that is recommended in the service information is 48 hours at 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit) or 2 hours at 65 degrees Celsius (149 degrees Fahrenheit). For the reasons discussed above, I certify that this AD: 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and 3. Will not have a significant economic impact, positive or negative, on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. We prepared a summary of the costs to comply with this AD (and other information as included in the Regulatory Evaluation) and placed it in the AD Docket. You may get a copy of this summary by sending a request to us at the address listed under ADDRESSES. Include ‘‘Docket No. FAA–2006–24095; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE–21–AD’’ in your request. 32269 $100 $240 + $100 = $340. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. § 39.13 [Amended] I 2. FAA amends § 39.13 by adding the following new AD: 2006–11–19 DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH: Amendment 39–14624; Docket No. FAA–2006–24095; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE–21–AD. Effective Date (a) This AD becomes effective on July 14, 2006. Affected ADs (b) None. Applicability (c) This AD affects Models 228–100, 228– 101, 228–200, 228–201, 228–202, and 228– 212 airplanes, all serial numbers, that are certificated in any category. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 Unsafe Condition Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation safety, Incorporation by reference, Safety. (d) This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority for Germany. We are issuing this AD to detect, correct, and prevent chafed or damaged wires in the flight deck overhead panels, which could result in short-circuiting of related wiring. This condition could lead to electrical failure of affected systems and potential fire in the flight deck. Adoption of the Amendment Accordingly, under the authority delegated to me by the Administrator, the Federal Aviation Administration amends part 39 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 39) as follows: I Compliance PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES (e) To address this problem, you must do the following: 1. The authority citation for part 39 continues to read as follows: I Compliance Procedures (1) Inspect the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels (locations 5VE and 6VE) for chafing and damage. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with RULES Actions Within the next 100 hours time-in-service after July 14, 2006 (the effective date of this AD). Repetitively inspect thereafter at intervals not to exceed 12 months. Follow RUAG AOT Dornier 228, All Operators Telefax service information No. AOT–228– 24–028, Date of Issue: November 9, 2005. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:50 Jun 02, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\05JNR1.SGM 05JNR1 32270 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 107 / Monday, June 5, 2006 / Rules and Regulations Actions Compliance Procedures (2) If you find any chafed or damaged wires during any inspection required in paragraph (e)(1) of this AD, repair the affected wire(s) and assure correct installation of the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels by reattaching or replacing the wire tie attachment holders and securing any loose wires to the wire tie attachment holders with plastic wire ties. (3) If you do not find any chafed or damaged wires during any inspection required in paragraph (e)(1) of this AD, assure correct installation of the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels by reattaching or replacing the wire tie attachment holders and securing any loose wires to the wire tie attachment holders with plastic wire ties. Before further flight after each inspection required in paragraph (e)(1) of this AD. Continue with the repetitive inspections as specified in paragraph (e)(1) of this AD. Follow RUAG AOT Dornier 228, All Operators Telefax service information No. AOT–228– 24–028, Date of Issue: November 9, 2005. Before further flight after each inspection required in paragraph (e)(1) of this AD. Continue with the repetitive inspections as specified in paragraph (e)(1) of this AD. Follow RUAG AOT Dornier 228, All Operators Telefax service information No. AOT–228– 24–028, Date of Issue: November 9, 2005. Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs) (f) The Manager, Standards Office, Small Airplane Directorate, FAA, ATTN: Karl Schletzbaum, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329–4146; fax: (816) 329– 4090, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Related Information (g) German AD Number D–2005–438, Effective Date: December 14, 2005, also addresses the subject of this AD. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with RULES Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 24, 2006. David R. Showers, Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 06–5045 Filed 6–2–06; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:50 Jun 02, 2006 Jkt 208001 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2005–22665; Airspace Docket No. 05–ANM–13] Amendment to Class E Airspace; Jackson, WY Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. Material Incorporated by Reference (h) You must do the actions required by this AD following the information in RUAG AOT Dornier 228, All Operators Telefax service information No. AOT–228–24–028, Date of Issue: November 9, 2005. The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference of this service bulletin in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. To get a copy of this service information, contact RUAG Services GmbH, P.O. Box 1253, D–82231 Wessling, Germany; telephone: (08153) 302506; fax: (08153) 304601. To review copies of this service information, go to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, go to: http:// www.archives.gov/federal_register/ code_of_federal_regulations/ ibr_locations.html or call (202) 741–6030. To view the AD docket, go to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590–001 or on the Internet at http:// dms.dot.gov. The docket number is FAA– 2006–24095; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE– 21–AD. BILLING CODE 4910–13–P Federal Aviation Administration SUMMARY: This action will revise the Class E airspace area at Jackson, WY. Additional controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate aircraft using a new Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approach procedure with Lateral/Vertical Navigation (LNAV/VNAV) minimums. This additional controlled airspace is necessary for the safety of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) aircraft executing this new LPV approach procedure at Jackson Hole Airport, Jackson, WY. This final rule also corrects an error in the airport’s latitude and longitude coordinates and reference to exclusions to surrounding controlled airspace in the airspace description section. DATES: Effective Date: 0901 UTC, August 3, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ed Haeseker, Federal Aviation Administration, Western En Route and Oceanic Area Office, Airspace Branch, 1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, WA, 98055–4056; telephone (425) 227–2527. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: History On December 28, 2005, the FAA published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise Class E airspace at Jackson, WY (70 FR 76729). The proposed action would PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 provide additional controlled airspace for the safety of IFR aircraft using a new LPV approach procedure with LNAV/ VNAV minimums at Jackson Hole Airport, Jackson, WY. Interested parties were invited to participate in this rulemaking effort by submitting written comments on the proposal to the FAA. No comments were received. Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6005 of FAA Order 7400.9N, dated September 1, 2005, and effective September 15, 2005, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR part 71.1. The Class E airspace designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in that Order. The Rule This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by revising Class E airspace at Jackson, WY. Additional controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate aircraft executing a new LPV approach procedure with LNAV/VNAV minimums. This additional controlled airspace is necessary for the safety of IFR aircraft executing this new LPV approach procedure at Jackson Hole Airport, Jackson, WY. This final rule also corrects an error in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Jackson Hole Airport’s latitude and longitude coordinates and reference to exclusions to surrounding controlled airspace in the airspace description section. The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 E:\FR\FM\05JNR1.SGM 05JNR1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 107 (Monday, June 5, 2006)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 32268-32270]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-5045]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 39

[Docket No. FAA-2006-24095; Directorate Identifier 2006-CE-21-AD; 
Amendment 39-14624; AD 2006-11-19]
RIN 2120-AA64


Airworthiness Directives; DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH Models 228-100, 
228-101, 228-200, 228-201, 228-202, and 228-212 Airplanes

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all 
DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH Models 228-100, 228-101, 228-200, 228-201, 228-
202, and 228-212 airplanes. This AD requires you to repetitively 
inspect the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels (locations 5VE 
and 6VE) for chafing and damage and repair any chafed or damaged wires. 
Regardless of the results of each inspection, this AD requires you to 
assure correct installation of the wiring in the flight deck overhead 
panels by reattaching or replacing the wire tie attachment holders and 
securing any loose wires to the wire tie attachment holders with 
plastic wire ties. This AD results from mandatory continuing 
airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority 
for Germany. We are issuing this AD to detect, correct, and prevent 
chafed or damaged wires in the flight deck overhead panels, which could 
result in short-circuiting of related wiring. This condition could lead 
to electrical failure of affected systems and potential fire in the 
flight deck.

DATES: This AD becomes effective on July 14, 2006.
    As of July 14, 2006, the Director of the Federal Register approved 
the incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the 
regulation.

ADDRESSES: For service information identified in this AD, contact RUAG 
Services GmbH, P.O. Box 1253, D-82231 Wessling, Germany; telephone: 
(08153) 302506; fax: (08153) 304601.
    To view the AD docket, go to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, 
Room PL-401, Washington, DC 20590-001 or on the Internet at http://
dms.dot.gov. The docket number is FAA-2006-24095; Directorate 
Identifier 2006-CE-21-AD.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karl Schletzbaum, Aerospace Engineer, 
FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, 
Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329-4146; fax: (816) 329-4090.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Discussion

    On March 22, 2006, we issued a proposal to amend part 39 of the 
Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 39) to include an AD that 
would apply to DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH (DORNIER) Models 228-100, 228-
101, 228-200, 228-201, 228-202, and 228-212 airplanes. This proposal 
was published in the Federal Register as a notice of proposed 
rulemaking (NPRM) on March 29, 2006 (71 FR 15647). The NPRM proposed to 
require you to repetitively inspect the wiring in the flight deck 
overhead panels (locations 5VE and 6VE) for chafing and damage and 
repair any chafed or damaged wires. Regardless of the results of each 
inspection, the NPRM would require you to assure correct installation 
of the wiring in the flight deck overhead panels by reattaching or 
replacing the wire tie attachment holders and securing any loose wires 
to the wire tie attachment holders with plastic wire ties.

Comments

    We provided the public the opportunity to participate in developing 
this AD. We received no comments on the proposal or on the 
determination of the cost to the public.

Conclusion

    We have carefully reviewed the available data and determined that 
air safety and the public interest require adopting the AD as proposed 
except for minor editorial corrections. We have determined that these 
minor corrections:
     Are consistent with the intent that was proposed in the 
NPRM for correcting the unsafe condition; and
     Do not add any additional burden upon the public than was 
already proposed in the NPRM.

Costs of Compliance

    We estimate that this AD affects 14 airplanes in the U.S. registry.
    We estimate the following costs to do the inspection:

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                                                         Total cost  per
           Labor costs                 Parts costs           airplane          Total cost  on U.S. operators
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2 workhours x $80 per hour = $160  Not applicable.....               $160  $160 x 14 = $2,240.
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    We estimate the following costs to do any necessary repairs that 
will be required based on the results of the inspection. We have no way 
of determining the number of airplanes that may need this repair:

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                     Labor cost                        Parts cost              Total cost  per airplane
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3 workhours x $80 per hour = $240..................            $100  $240 + $100 = $340.
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    Note: The cure time for the adhesive that is recommended in the 
service information is 48 hours at 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees 
Fahrenheit) or 2 hours at 65 degrees Celsius (149 degrees 
Fahrenheit).

Authority for This Rulemaking

    Title 49 of the United States Code specifies the FAA's authority to 
issue rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, section 106 describes the 
authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, 
describes in more detail the scope of the agency's authority.
    We are issuing this rulemaking under the authority described in 
subtitle VII, part A, subpart III, section 44701, ``General 
requirements.'' Under that section, Congress charges the FAA with 
promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in air commerce by prescribing 
regulations for practices, methods, and procedures the Administrator 
finds necessary for safety in air commerce. This regulation is within 
the scope of that authority because it addresses an unsafe condition 
that is likely to exist or develop on products identified in this AD.

Regulatory Findings

    We have determined that this AD will not have federalism 
implications under Executive Order 13132. This AD will not have a 
substantial direct effect on the States, on the relationship between 
the national government and the States, or on the distribution of power 
and responsibilities among the various levels of government.
    For the reasons discussed above, I certify that this AD:
    1. Is not a ``significant regulatory action'' under Executive Order 
12866;
    2. Is not a ``significant rule'' under the DOT Regulatory Policies 
and Procedures (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and
    3. Will not have a significant economic impact, positive or 
negative, on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria 
of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
    We prepared a summary of the costs to comply with this AD (and 
other information as included in the Regulatory Evaluation) and placed 
it in the AD Docket. You may get a copy of this summary by sending a 
request to us at the address listed under ADDRESSES. Include ``Docket 
No. FAA-2006-24095; Directorate Identifier 2006-CE-21-AD'' in your 
request.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39

    Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation safety, Incorporation by 
reference, Safety.

Adoption of the Amendment

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Accordingly, under the authority delegated to me by the Administrator, 
the Federal Aviation Administration amends part 39 of the Federal 
Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 39) as follows:

PART 39--AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES

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1. The authority citation for part 39 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.


Sec.  39.13  [Amended]

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2. FAA amends Sec.  39.13 by adding the following new AD:

2006-11-19 DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH: Amendment 39-14624; Docket No. 
FAA-2006-24095; Directorate Identifier 2006-CE-21-AD.

Effective Date

    (a) This AD becomes effective on July 14, 2006.

Affected ADs

    (b) None.

Applicability

    (c) This AD affects Models 228-100, 228-101, 228-200, 228-201, 
228-202, and 228-212 airplanes, all serial numbers, that are 
certificated in any category.

Unsafe Condition

    (d) This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness 
information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority for 
Germany. We are issuing this AD to detect, correct, and prevent 
chafed or damaged wires in the flight deck overhead panels, which 
could result in short-circuiting of related wiring. This condition 
could lead to electrical failure of affected systems and potential 
fire in the flight deck.

Compliance

    (e) To address this problem, you must do the following:

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           Actions                 Compliance            Procedures
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(1) Inspect the wiring in     Within the next 100   Follow RUAG AOT
 the flight deck overhead      hours time-in-        Dornier 228, All
 panels (locations 5VE and     service after July    Operators Telefax
 6VE) for chafing and damage.  14, 2006 (the         service information
                               effective date of     No. AOT-228-24-028,
                               this AD).             Date of Issue:
                               Repetitively          November 9, 2005.
                               inspect thereafter
                               at intervals not to
                               exceed 12 months.

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(2) If you find any chafed    Before further        Follow RUAG AOT
 or damaged wires during any   flight after each     Dornier 228, All
 inspection required in        inspection required   Operators Telefax
 paragraph (e)(1) of this      in paragraph (e)(1)   service information
 AD, repair the affected       of this AD.           No. AOT-228-24-028,
 wire(s) and assure correct    Continue with the     Date of Issue:
 installation of the wiring    repetitive            November 9, 2005.
 in the flight deck overhead   inspections as
 panels by reattaching or      specified in
 replacing the wire tie        paragraph (e)(1) of
 attachment holders and        this AD.
 securing any loose wires to
 the wire tie attachment
 holders with plastic wire
 ties.
(3) If you do not find any    Before further        Follow RUAG AOT
 chafed or damaged wires       flight after each     Dornier 228, All
 during any inspection         inspection required   Operators Telefax
 required in paragraph         in paragraph (e)(1)   service information
 (e)(1) of this AD, assure     of this AD.           No. AOT-228-24-028,
 correct installation of the   Continue with the     Date of Issue:
 wiring in the flight deck     repetitive            November 9, 2005.
 overhead panels by            inspections as
 reattaching or replacing      specified in
 the wire tie attachment       paragraph (e)(1) of
 holders and securing any      this AD.
 loose wires to the wire tie
 attachment holders with
 plastic wire ties.
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Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs)

    (f) The Manager, Standards Office, Small Airplane Directorate, 
FAA, ATTN: Karl Schletzbaum, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane 
Directorate, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; 
telephone: (816) 329-4146; fax: (816) 329-4090, has the authority to 
approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found 
in 14 CFR 39.19.

Related Information

    (g) German AD Number D-2005-438, Effective Date: December 14, 
2005, also addresses the subject of this AD.

Material Incorporated by Reference

    (h) You must do the actions required by this AD following the 
information in RUAG AOT Dornier 228, All Operators Telefax service 
information No. AOT-228-24-028, Date of Issue: November 9, 2005. The 
Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by 
reference of this service bulletin in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 
552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. To get a copy of this service information, 
contact RUAG Services GmbH, P.O. Box 1253, D-82231 Wessling, 
Germany; telephone: (08153) 302506; fax: (08153) 304601. To review 
copies of this service information, go to the National Archives and 
Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability 
of this material at NARA, go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal_
register/code_of_federal_regulations/ibr_locations.html or call 
(202) 741-6030. To view the AD docket, go to the Docket Management 
Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, 
SW., Nassif Building, Room PL-401, Washington, DC 20590-001 or on 
the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. The docket number is FAA-2006-
24095; Directorate Identifier 2006-CE-21-AD.

    Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 24, 2006.
David R. Showers,
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification 
Service.
[FR Doc. 06-5045 Filed 6-2-06; 8:45 am]
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