Airworthiness Directives; Air Tractor, Inc. Model AT-602 Airplanes, 68999 [E6-20123]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 29, 2006 / Rules and Regulations Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 20, 2006. David R. Showers, Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 06–9428 Filed 11–28–06; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 39 [Docket No. FAA–2004–20007; Directorate Identifier 2004–CE–50–AD; Amendment 39– 14798; AD 2006–23–09] RIN 2120–AA64 Airworthiness Directives; Air Tractor, Inc. Model AT–602 Airplanes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule; correction. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document makes a correction to Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2006–23–09, which published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2006 (71 FR 65719), and applies to all Air Tractor, Inc. Model AT–602 airplanes. AD 2006–23–09 requires you to repetitively inspect (using the eddy current method) the wing center splice joint two outboard fastener holes on both of the wing main spar lower caps for fatigue cracking; repair or replace any wing main spar lower cap where fatigue cracking is found; and report any fatigue cracking found. This AD results from fatigue cracking at the wing center splice joint outboard fastener hole in one of the wing main spar lower caps. The AD number in the AD is incorrectly referenced as ‘‘2006–23–01’’ instead of ‘‘2006–23–09’’ in two places. This document corrects these references. DATES: The effective date of this AD (2006–23–09) remains December 14, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew McAnaul, Aerospace Engineer, ASW–150 (c/o MIDO–43), 10100 Reunion Place, Suite 650, San Antonio, Texas 78216; telephone: (210) 308– 3365; fax: (210) 308–3370. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with RULES Discussion On October 26, 2006, the FAA issued AD 2006–23–09, Amendment 39–14798 (71 FR 65719, November 9, 2006), which applies to Air Tractor, Inc. Model AT–602 airplanes. AD 2006–23–09 requires you to repetitively inspect (using the eddy current method) the wing center splice joint two outboard VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:36 Nov 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 fastener holes on both of the wing main spar lower caps for fatigue cracking; repair or replace any wing main spar lower cap where fatigue cracking is found; and report any fatigue cracking found. The AD number in the AD is incorrectly referenced as ‘‘2006–23–01’’ instead of ‘‘2006–23–09’’ in two places. Need for the Correction This correction is needed to assure that the airplane records and documentation shows that the applicable AD is complied with. Correction of Publication Accordingly, the publication of November 9, 2006 (71 FR 65719), of Amendment 39–14798; AD 2006–23–09, which was the subject of FR Doc. 06– 18688, is corrected as follows: Section 39.13 [Corrected] On page 65719, in the first column and sixth line of the document, replace ‘‘2006–23–01’’ with ‘‘2006–23–09.’’ On page 65721, in the first column and fourth line, replace ‘‘2006–23–01’’ with ‘‘2006–23–09.’’ Action is taken herein to correct this reference in AD 2006–23–09 and to add this AD correction to section 39.13 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR 39.13). The effective date remains December 14, 2006. Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 20, 2006. David R. Showers, Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. E6–20123 Filed 11–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2005–20141; Directorate Identifier 2005–NE–01–AD; Amendment 39– 14836; AD 2006–24–07] RIN 2120–AA64 Airworthiness Directives; Hartzell Propeller Inc. Propellers and McCauley Propeller Systems Controllable Propellers Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Hartzell Propeller Inc. HC, BHC, and SUMMARY: Frm 00003 Fmt 4700 PHC series propellers; and McCauley Propeller Systems controllable propellers serviced by Oxford Aviation Services Limited, doing business as CSE Aviation, in the United Kingdom between September 1998 and October 2003. This AD requires inspecting the propeller blades and other critical propeller parts for wear and mechanical damage. This AD results from findings that CSE Aviation failed to perform some specific inspections and repairs. We are issuing this AD to detect unsafe conditions that could result in a propeller blade separating from the hub and loss of control of the airplane. DATES: This AD becomes effective Janauary 3, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may examine the AD docket on the Internet at http:// dms.dot.gov or in Room PL–401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Smyth, Aerospace Engineer, Chicago Aircraft Certification Office, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018–4696; telephone (847) 294–7132; fax (847) 294–7834. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA proposed to amend 14 CFR part 39 with a proposed AD. The proposed AD applies to certain Hartzell Propeller Inc. HC, BHC, and PHC series propellers; and McCauley Propeller Systems controllable propellers serviced by Oxford Aviation Services Limited, doing business as CSE Aviation, in the United Kingdom between September 1998 and October 2003. We published the proposed AD in the Federal Register on June 15, 2005 (70 FR 34714). That action proposed to require inspecting the propeller blades and other critical propeller parts for wear and mechanical damage. Examining the AD Docket 14 CFR Part 39 PO 00000 68999 Sfmt 4700 You may examine the docket that contains the AD, any comments received, and any final disposition in person at the Docket Management Facility Docket Offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone (800) 647–5227) is located on the plaza level of the Department of Transportation Nassif Building at the street address stated in ADDRESSES. Comments will be available in the AD docket shortly after the DMS receives them. Comments We provided the public the opportunity to participate in the E:\FR\FM\29NOR1.SGM 29NOR1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 29, 2006)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 68999]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20123]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 39

[Docket No. FAA-2004-20007; Directorate Identifier 2004-CE-50-AD; 
Amendment 39-14798; AD 2006-23-09]
RIN 2120-AA64


Airworthiness Directives; Air Tractor, Inc. Model AT-602 
Airplanes

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: This document makes a correction to Airworthiness Directive 
(AD) 2006-23-09, which published in the Federal Register on November 9, 
2006 (71 FR 65719), and applies to all Air Tractor, Inc. Model AT-602 
airplanes. AD 2006-23-09 requires you to repetitively inspect (using 
the eddy current method) the wing center splice joint two outboard 
fastener holes on both of the wing main spar lower caps for fatigue 
cracking; repair or replace any wing main spar lower cap where fatigue 
cracking is found; and report any fatigue cracking found. This AD 
results from fatigue cracking at the wing center splice joint outboard 
fastener hole in one of the wing main spar lower caps. The AD number in 
the AD is incorrectly referenced as ``2006-23-01'' instead of ``2006-
23-09'' in two places. This document corrects these references.

DATES: The effective date of this AD (2006-23-09) remains December 14, 
2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew McAnaul, Aerospace Engineer, 
ASW-150 (c/o MIDO-43), 10100 Reunion Place, Suite 650, San Antonio, 
Texas 78216; telephone: (210) 308-3365; fax: (210) 308-3370.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Discussion

    On October 26, 2006, the FAA issued AD 2006-23-09, Amendment 39-
14798 (71 FR 65719, November 9, 2006), which applies to Air Tractor, 
Inc. Model AT-602 airplanes. AD 2006-23-09 requires you to repetitively 
inspect (using the eddy current method) the wing center splice joint 
two outboard fastener holes on both of the wing main spar lower caps 
for fatigue cracking; repair or replace any wing main spar lower cap 
where fatigue cracking is found; and report any fatigue cracking found.
    The AD number in the AD is incorrectly referenced as ``2006-23-01'' 
instead of ``2006-23-09'' in two places.

Need for the Correction

    This correction is needed to assure that the airplane records and 
documentation shows that the applicable AD is complied with.

Correction of Publication

    Accordingly, the publication of November 9, 2006 (71 FR 65719), of 
Amendment 39-14798; AD 2006-23-09, which was the subject of FR Doc. 06-
18688, is corrected as follows:

Section 39.13 [Corrected]

    On page 65719, in the first column and sixth line of the document, 
replace ``2006-23-01'' with ``2006-23-09.''
    On page 65721, in the first column and fourth line, replace ``2006-
23-01'' with ``2006-23-09.''
    Action is taken herein to correct this reference in AD 2006-23-09 
and to add this AD correction to section 39.13 of the Federal Aviation 
Regulations (14 CFR 39.13).
    The effective date remains December 14, 2006.

    Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 20, 2006.
David R. Showers,
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification 
Service.
[FR Doc. E6-20123 Filed 11-28-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-13-P