Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes, 44309-44312 [2017-19654]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Rules and Regulations paragraph (g) of this AD may be removed from the AFM for that airplane. (1) If during the inspection required by the introductory text to paragraph (h) of this AD it is determined that a diaphragm is present: Before further flight, replace the wing anti-ice system ducting. (2) If during the inspection required by the introductory text to paragraph (h) of this AD it is determined that a diaphragm is not present: Before further flight, do a check of the anti-ice pipe part number and re-identify the wing anti-ice system ducting. (i) Other FAA AD Provisions The following provisions also apply to this AD: (1) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs): The Manager, International Section, Transport Standards Branch, FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District Office, as appropriate. If sending information directly to the International Section, send it to the attention of the person identified in paragraph (j)(2) of this AD. Information may be emailed to: 9-ANM-116-AMOCREQUESTS@faa.gov. Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/certificate holding district office. (2) Contacting the Manufacturer: For any requirement in this AD to obtain corrective actions from a manufacturer, the action must be accomplished using a method approved by the Manager, International Section, Transport Standards Branch, FAA; or the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA); or Dassault Aviation’s EASA Design Organization Approval (DOA). If approved by the DOA, the approval must include the DOA-authorized signature. (j) Related Information (1) Refer to Mandatory Continuing Airworthiness Information (MCAI) Emergency AD 2016–0130–E, dated July 5, 2016, for related information. This MCAI may be found in the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA– 2017–0494. (2) For more information about this AD, contact Tom Rodriguez, Aerospace Engineer, International Section, Transport Standards Branch, FAA, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057–3356; telephone 425– 227–1137; fax 425–227–1149. (k) Material Incorporated by Reference (1) The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference (IBR) of the service information listed in this paragraph under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. (2) You must use this service information as applicable to do the actions required by this AD, unless this AD specifies otherwise. (i) Dassault Aviation Service Bulletin F900EX–464, dated June 20, 2016. (ii) Dassault Aviation Service Bulletin F2000EX–393, dated June 20, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:02 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 (3) For service information identified in this AD, contact Dassault Falcon Jet Corporation, Teterboro Airport, P.O. Box 2000, South Hackensack, NJ 07606; telephone 201–440–6700; Internet http:// www.dassaultfalcon.com. (4) You may view this service information at the FAA, Transport Standards Branch, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA. For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 425–227–1221. (5) You may view this service information that is incorporated by reference at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202–741–6030, or go to: http:// www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibrlocations.html. Issued in Renton, Washington, on September 7, 2017. Jeffrey E. Duven, Director, System Oversight Division, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19766 Filed 9–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 39 [Docket No. FAA–2017–0511; Product Identifier 2016–NM–176–AD; Amendment 39–19036; AD 2017–19–06] RIN 2120–AA64 Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc. Model CL–600–1A11 (CL–600), CL–600–2A12 (CL–601 Variant), and CL–600–2B16 (CL–601– 3A, CL–601–3R, and CL–604 Variants) airplanes. This AD was prompted by a new life limitation that has been introduced for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-to-airplane fitting pin of the main landing gear (MLG). This AD requires revising the maintenance or inspection program. This AD also requires an inspection to identify the serial number, to serialize, and to record the accumulated life of the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. DATES: This AD is effective October 27, 2017. The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in this AD as of October 27, 2017. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 44309 For service information identified in this final rule, contact ˆ Bombardier, Inc., 400 Cote-Vertu Road ´ West, Dorval, Quebec H4S 1Y9, Canada; Widebody Customer Response Center North America toll-free telephone 1– 866–538–1247 or direct-dial telephone 1–514–855–2999; fax 514–855–7401; email ac.yul@aero.bombardier.com; Internet http://www.bombardier.com. You may view this referenced service information at the FAA, Transport Standards Branch, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA. For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 425–227–1221. It is also available on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA–2017– 0511. ADDRESSES: Examining the AD Docket You may examine the AD docket on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA–2017– 0511; or in person at the Docket Management Facility between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The AD docket contains this AD, the regulatory evaluation, any comments received, and other information. The street address for the Docket Office (telephone 800–647– 5527) is Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aziz Ahmed, Aerospace Engineer, Airframe and Mechanical Systems Section, FAA, New York ACO Branch, 1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 410, Westbury, NY 11590; telephone 516–228–7329; fax 516–794–5531. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Discussion We issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend 14 CFR part 39 by adding an AD that would apply to certain Bombardier, Inc. Model CL–600–1A11 (CL–600), CL–600–2A12 (CL–601 Variant), and CL–600–2B16 (CL–601–3A, CL–601–3R, and CL–604 Variants) airplanes. The NPRM published in the Federal Register on June 7, 2017 (82 FR 26403) (‘‘the NPRM’’). Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), which is the aviation authority for Canada, has issued Canadian Airworthiness Directive CF–2016–17R2, dated June 29, 2016 (referred to after this as the Mandatory Continuing Airworthiness Information, or ‘‘the E:\FR\FM\22SER1.SGM 22SER1 44310 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Rules and Regulations MCAI’’), to correct an unsafe condition for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model CL– 600–1A11 (CL–600), CL–600–2A12 (CL– 601 Variant), and CL–600–2B16 (CL– 601–3A, CL–601–3R, and CL–604 Variants) airplanes. The MCAI states: Based on in-service experience, a new life limitation has been introduced for the following side brace fitting shaft part numbers: • 600–10237–1/–5 • 600–10237–3 • 601R10237–1/–3 In order to facilitate identification and tracking, the component must be identified and serialized. Bombardier has revised the Time Limits/Maintenance Checks (TLMC) Manual to include new life limits and issued Service Bulletins (SB) for serialization of the affected parts. The original version of this [Canadian] AD was issued to mandate the incorporation of the new TLMC life limits as well as identification and serialization of the affected parts. The revision 1 of this [Canadian] AD was issued * * * June [10,] 2016 to correct a typographic error in Table A of the Corrective Actions section. The revision 2 of this [Canadian] AD is being issued to correct/ update the TLMC data in Table A of the Corrective Actions section. Required actions include an inspection to identify the serial number, to serialize, and to record the accumulated life of the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG. The unsafe condition is the loss of structural integrity of the affected part. You may examine the MCAI in the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA–2017–0511. Comments We gave the public the opportunity to participate in developing this AD. We received no comments on the NPRM or on the determination of the cost to the public. Conclusion We reviewed the relevant data and determined that air safety and the public interest require adopting this AD as proposed except for minor editorial changes. We have determined that these minor changes: • 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. Related Service Information Under 1 CFR Part 51 We have reviewed the following service information. This service information describes the life limits for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-to-airplane fitting pin of the MLG. This service information is distinct since it applies to different airplane models in different configurations. • Section 5–10–10, Time Limits (Structural), of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 600 Time Limits/ Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 605, Revision 37, dated April 29, 2016. • Section 5–10–10, Time Limits (Structural)—Pre SB 601–0280, of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601–5, Revision 42, dated April 22, 2014. • Section 5–10–10, Time Limits (Structural), of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 Time Limits/ Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601A–5, Revision 38, dated April 22, 2014. • Section 5–10–10, Life Limits (Structures), of Part 2, Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL–604 Time Limits/ Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 604 TLMC, Revision 26, dated June 9, 2016. • Section 5–10–10, Life Limits (Structures) to Part 2, Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL–605 Time Limits/ Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 605 TLMC, Revision 14, dated June 9, 2016. We have also reviewed the following service information. This service information describes procedures for an inspection to identify the serial number, to serialize, and to record the accumulated life of the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG. The service bulletins are distinct since they apply to different airplane models. • Bombardier Service Bulletin 600– 0768, dated September 9, 2014. • Bombardier Service Bulletin 601– 0636, Revision 01, dated May 10, 2016. • Bombardier Service Bulletin 604– 57–005, dated September 9, 2014. • Bombardier Service Bulletin 605– 57–003, dated September 9, 2014. This service information is reasonably available because the interested parties have access to it through their normal course of business or by the means identified in the ADDRESSES section. Costs of Compliance We estimate that this AD affects 133 airplanes of U.S. registry. We estimate the following costs to comply with this AD: ESTIMATED COSTS Action Labor cost Maintenance or inspection program revision .. Inspection, identification, serialization, and recording. 1 work-hour × $85 per hour = $85 ................. 1 work-hour × $85 per hour = $85 ................. 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: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:02 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 rulemaking action. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Cost per product Parts cost $0 33 $85 118 Cost on U.S. operators $11,305 15,694 This AD is issued in accordance with authority delegated by the Executive Director, Aircraft Certification Service, as authorized by FAA Order 8000.51C. In accordance with that order, issuance of ADs is normally a function of the Compliance and Airworthiness Division, but during this transition period, the Executive Director has delegated the authority to issue ADs applicable to transport category airplanes to the Director of the System Oversight Division. E:\FR\FM\22SER1.SGM 22SER1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Rules and Regulations Regulatory Findings We 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); 3. Will not affect intrastate aviation in Alaska; and 4. 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. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation safety, Incorporation by reference, Safety. Adoption of the Amendment Accordingly, under the authority delegated to me by the Administrator, the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as follows: PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES 1. The authority citation for part 39 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. § 39.13 [Amended] 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding the following new airworthiness directive (AD): ■ 2017–19–06 Bombardier, Inc.: Amendment 39–19036; Docket No. FAA–2017–0511; Product Identifier 2016–NM–176–AD. (a) Effective Date This AD is effective October 27, 2017. (b) Affected ADs None. (c) Applicability This AD applies to the airplanes specified in paragraphs (c)(1) through (c)(3) of this AD, certificated in any category. (1) Bombardier, Inc. Model CL–600–1A11 (CL–600) airplanes, serial numbers 1004 through 1085 inclusive. (2) Bombardier, Inc. Model CL–600–2A12 (CL–601 Variant) airplanes, serial numbers 3001 through 3066 inclusive. (3) Bombardier, Inc. Model CL–600–2B16 (CL–601–3A, CL–601–3R, and CL–604 44311 Variants) airplanes, serial numbers 5001 through 5194 inclusive; serial numbers 5301 through 5665 inclusive, and serial numbers 5701 through 5851 inclusive. (d) Subject Air Transport Association (ATA) of America Code 57, Wings. (e) Reason This AD was prompted by a new life limitation that has been introduced for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-toairplane fitting pin of the main landing gear (MLG). We are issuing this AD to prevent the loss of structural integrity of the affected part. (f) Compliance Comply with this AD within the compliance times specified, unless already done. (g) Revision of Maintenance or Inspection Program Within 30 days after the effective date of this AD, revise the maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, by incorporating the life limits for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-to-airplane fitting pin of the MLG, as applicable, identified in table 1 to paragraph (g) of this AD. The initial compliance time for accomplishing the replacement is at the applicable time in the Bombardier Time Limits/Maintenance Checks (TLMC) Manual revisions specified in table 1 to paragraph (g) of this AD, or within 30 days after the effective date of this AD, whichever occurs later. TABLE 1 TO PARAGRAPH (g) OF THIS AD—LIFE LIMITS FOR THE AFFECTED PARTS Airplane model (serial Nos. (S/Ns)) CL–600–1A11 (S/Ns 1004 through 1085 inclusive). CL–600–2A12 (S/N 3001– 3066 inclusive). CL–600–2B16 (S/Ns 5001– 5194 inclusive). CL–600–2B16 (S/Ns 5301– 5665 inclusive). CL–600–2B16 (S/Ns 5701– 5851 inclusive). Part name MLG Side Brace-to-Airplane Fitting Pin. MLG Side Brace-to-Airplane Fitting Pin. MLG Side Brace-to-Airplane Fitting Pin. MLG Side Brace Fitting Shaft. MLG Side Brace Fitting Shaft. (h) Inspection, Serialization, and Recording of Life Limited Parts Within 48 months after the effective date of this AD: Inspect to identify the serial number, serialize, and record the accumulated life of the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG, as applicable, in accordance with the Accomplishment Instructions of the applicable service information identified in paragraphs (h)(1) through (h)(4) of this AD. (1) For CL–600–1A11 airplanes (S/Ns 1004 through 1085 inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 600–0768, dated September 9, 2014. (2) For CL–600–2A12 (S/Ns 3001 through 3066 inclusive) and CL–600–2B16 airplanes (S/Ns 5001 through 5194 inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 601–0636, Revision 01, dated May 10, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:02 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 TLMC manual No. Part No. Revision No. Revision date 600–10237-1/–5 PSP 605 5–10–10 .............. 37 April 29, 2016. 600–10237–3 PSP 601–5 5–10–10 .............. 42 April 22, 2014. 600–10237–3 PSP 601A–5 5–10–10 .............. 38 April 22, 2014. 601R10237–1/–3 CL–604 5–10–10 (Part 2) 26 June 9, 2016. 601R10237–1/–3 CL–605 5–10–10 (Part 2) 14 June 9, 2016. (3) For CL–600–2B16 airplanes (S/Ns 5301 through 5665 inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 604–57–005, dated September 9, 2014. (4) For CL–600–2B16 airplanes (S/Ns 5701 through 5851 inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 605–57–003, dated September 9, 2014. (i) No Reporting Requirement Although the service information identified in paragraphs (h)(1) through (h)(4) of this AD specifies to submit certain information to the manufacturer, this AD does not include that requirement. (j) No Alternative Actions and Intervals After the maintenance or inspection program has been revised, as applicable, as required by paragraph (g) of this AD, no PO 00000 Section Frm 00013 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 alternative actions (e.g., inspections) or intervals may be used unless the actions or intervals are approved as an alternative method of compliance (AMOC) in accordance with the procedures specified in paragraph (k)(1) of this AD. (k) Other FAA AD Provisions The following provisions also apply to this AD: (1) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs) The Manager, New York ACO Branch, FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District Office, as appropriate. If sending E:\FR\FM\22SER1.SGM 22SER1 44312 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Rules and Regulations information directly to the manager of the certification office, send it to ATTN: Program Manager, Continuing Operational Safety, FAA, New York ACO Branch, 1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 410, Westbury, NY 11590; telephone 516–228–7300; fax 516–794–5531. Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/ certificate holding district office. (2) Contacting the Manufacturer For any requirement in this AD to obtain corrective actions from a manufacturer, the action must be accomplished using a method approved by the Manager, New York ACO Branch, FAA; or Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA); or Bombardier, Inc.’s TCCA Design Approval Organization (DAO). If approved by the DAO, the approval must include the DAO-authorized signature. (l) Related Information (1) Refer to Mandatory Continuing Airworthiness Information (MCAI) Canadian Airworthiness Directive CF–2016–17R2, dated June 29, 2016, for related information. This MCAI may be found in the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA–2017–0511. (2) For more information about this AD, contact Aziz Ahmed, Aerospace Engineer, Airframe and Mechanical Systems Section, FAA, New York ACO Branch, 1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 410, Westbury, NY 11590; telephone 516–228–7329; fax 516–794–5531. (m) Material Incorporated by Reference (1) The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference (IBR) of the service information listed in this paragraph under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. (2) You must use this service information as applicable to do the actions required by this AD, unless this AD specifies otherwise. (i) Section 5–10–10, Time Limits (Structural), of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 600 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 605, Revision 37, dated April 29, 2016. The revision level is only identified in the Record of Revisions. (ii) Section 5–10–10, Time Limits (Structural)—Pre SB 601–0280, of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601–5, Revision 42, dated April 22, 2014. The revision level is only identified in the Record of Revisions. (iii) Section 5–10–10, Time Limits (Structural), of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601A–5, Revision 38, dated April 22, 2014. The revision level is only identified in the Record of Revisions. (iv) Section 5–10–10, Life Limits (Structures), of Part 2, Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL–604 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 604 TLMC, Revision 26, dated June 9, 2016. The revision VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:02 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 level is only identified in the Record of Revisions. (v) Section 5–10–10, Life Limits (Structures) to Part 2, Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL–605 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 605 TLMC, Revision 14, dated June 9, 2016. The revision level is only identified in the Record of Revisions. (vi) Bombardier Service Bulletin 600–0768, dated September 9, 2014. (vii) Bombardier Service Bulletin 601– 0636, Revision 01, dated May 10, 2016. (viii) Bombardier Service Bulletin 604–57– 005, dated September 9, 2014. (ix) Bombardier Service Bulletin 605–57– 003, dated September 9, 2014. (3) For service information identified in ˆ this AD, contact Bombardier, Inc., 400 Cote´ Vertu Road West, Dorval, Quebec H4S 1Y9, Canada; Widebody Customer Response Center North America toll-free telephone 1– 866–538–1247 or direct-dial telephone 1– 514–855–2999; fax 514–855–7401; email ac.yul@aero.bombardier.com; Internet http:// www.bombardier.com. (4) You may view this service information at the FAA, Transport Standards Branch, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA. For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 425–227–1221. (5) You may view this service information that is incorporated by reference at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202–741–6030, or go to: http://www.archives. gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html. Issued in Renton, Washington, on September 7, 2017. Jeffrey E, Duven, Director, System Oversight Division, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19654 Filed 9–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2016–9588; Airspace Docket No. 16–AAL–5] Amendment of Class E Airspace, Soldotna, AK Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Soldotna Airport, Soldotna, AK. After review of the airspace, the FAA found redesign necessary due to procedure modifications. This action also removes reference to the Soldotna nondirectional radio beacon (NDB) in the legal description and updates the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 geographic coordinates of the airport. This action enhances the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport and of aircraft within the National Airspace System. DATES: Effective 0901 UTC, December 7, 2017. The Director of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference action under Title 1, Code of Federal Regulations, part 51, subject to the annual revision of FAA Order 7400.11 and publication of conforming amendments. ADDRESSES: FAA Order 7400.11B, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at http://www.faa.gov/ air_traffic/publications/. For further information, you can contact the Airspace Policy Group, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. The Order is also available for inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call (202) 741–6030, or go to http://www.archives.gov/ federal_register/code_of_federalregulations/ibr_locations.html. FAA Order 7400.11, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, is published yearly and effective on September 15. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert LaPlante, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203–4566. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for This Rulemaking The FAA’s authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is found in Title 49 of the United States Code. 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. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it amends Class E airspace at Soldotna Airport, Soldotna, AK, to conform the airspace size necessary for the current instrument flight rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the airport. E:\FR\FM\22SER1.SGM 22SER1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 39

[Docket No. FAA-2017-0511; Product Identifier 2016-NM-176-AD; Amendment 
39-19036; AD 2017-19-06]
RIN 2120-AA64


Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., 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 certain 
Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-1A11 (CL-600), CL-600-2A12 (CL-601 
Variant), and CL-600-2B16 (CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, and CL-604 Variants) 
airplanes. This AD was prompted by a new life limitation that has been 
introduced for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-to-airplane 
fitting pin of the main landing gear (MLG). This AD requires revising 
the maintenance or inspection program. This AD also requires an 
inspection to identify the serial number, to serialize, and to record 
the accumulated life of the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG. We are 
issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.

DATES: This AD is effective October 27, 2017.
    The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by 
reference of certain publications listed in this AD as of October 27, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: For service information identified in this final rule, 
contact Bombardier, Inc., 400 C[ocirc]te-Vertu Road West, Dorval, 
Qu[eacute]bec H4S 1Y9, Canada; Widebody Customer Response Center North 
America toll-free telephone 1-866-538-1247 or direct-dial telephone 1-
514-855-2999; fax 514-855-7401; email ac.yul@aero.bombardier.com; 
Internet http://www.bombardier.com. You may view this referenced 
service information at the FAA, Transport Standards Branch, 1601 Lind 
Avenue SW., Renton, WA. For information on the availability of this 
material at the FAA, call 425-227-1221. It is also available on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating 
Docket No. FAA-2017-0511.

Examining the AD Docket

    You may examine the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA-2017-
0511; or in person at the Docket Management Facility between 9 a.m. and 
5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The AD docket 
contains this AD, the regulatory evaluation, any comments received, and 
other information. The street address for the Docket Office (telephone 
800-647-5527) is Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aziz Ahmed, Aerospace Engineer, 
Airframe and Mechanical Systems Section, FAA, New York ACO Branch, 1600 
Stewart Avenue, Suite 410, Westbury, NY 11590; telephone 516-228-7329; 
fax 516-794-5531.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Discussion

    We issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend 14 CFR 
part 39 by adding an AD that would apply to certain Bombardier, Inc. 
Model CL-600-1A11 (CL-600), CL-600-2A12 (CL-601 Variant), and CL-600-
2B16 (CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, and CL-604 Variants) airplanes. The NPRM 
published in the Federal Register on June 7, 2017 (82 FR 26403) (``the 
NPRM'').
    Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), which is the aviation 
authority for Canada, has issued Canadian Airworthiness Directive CF-
2016-17R2, dated June 29, 2016 (referred to after this as the Mandatory 
Continuing Airworthiness Information, or ``the

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MCAI''), to correct an unsafe condition for certain Bombardier, Inc., 
Model CL-600-1A11 (CL-600), CL-600-2A12 (CL-601 Variant), and CL-600-
2B16 (CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, and CL-604 Variants) airplanes. The MCAI 
states:

    Based on in-service experience, a new life limitation has been 
introduced for the following side brace fitting shaft part numbers:
     600-10237-1/-5
     600-10237-3
     601R10237-1/-3
    In order to facilitate identification and tracking, the 
component must be identified and serialized. Bombardier has revised 
the Time Limits/Maintenance Checks (TLMC) Manual to include new life 
limits and issued Service Bulletins (SB) for serialization of the 
affected parts.
    The original version of this [Canadian] AD was issued to mandate 
the incorporation of the new TLMC life limits as well as 
identification and serialization of the affected parts. The revision 
1 of this [Canadian] AD was issued * * * June [10,] 2016 to correct 
a typographic error in Table A of the Corrective Actions section. 
The revision 2 of this [Canadian] AD is being issued to correct/
update the TLMC data in Table A of the Corrective Actions section.

    Required actions include an inspection to identify the serial 
number, to serialize, and to record the accumulated life of the side 
brace fitting shaft of the MLG. The unsafe condition is the loss of 
structural integrity of the affected part. You may examine the MCAI in 
the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by 
searching for and locating Docket No. FAA-2017-0511.

Comments

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

Conclusion

    We reviewed the relevant data and determined that air safety and 
the public interest require adopting this AD as proposed except for 
minor editorial changes. We have determined that these minor changes:
     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.

Related Service Information Under 1 CFR Part 51

    We have reviewed the following service information. This service 
information describes the life limits for the side brace fitting shaft 
and side brace-to-airplane fitting pin of the MLG. This service 
information is distinct since it applies to different airplane models 
in different configurations.
     Section 5-10-10, Time Limits (Structural), of the 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 600 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 605, Revision 37, 
dated April 29, 2016.
     Section 5-10-10, Time Limits (Structural)--Pre SB 601-
0280, of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 
601 Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601-5, 
Revision 42, dated April 22, 2014.
     Section 5-10-10, Time Limits (Structural), of the 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601A-5, Revision 
38, dated April 22, 2014.
     Section 5-10-10, Life Limits (Structures), of Part 2, 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL-604 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 604 TLMC, Revision 
26, dated June 9, 2016.
     Section 5-10-10, Life Limits (Structures) to Part 2, 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL-605 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 605 TLMC, Revision 
14, dated June 9, 2016.
    We have also reviewed the following service information. This 
service information describes procedures for an inspection to identify 
the serial number, to serialize, and to record the accumulated life of 
the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG. The service bulletins are 
distinct since they apply to different airplane models.
     Bombardier Service Bulletin 600-0768, dated September 9, 
2014.
     Bombardier Service Bulletin 601-0636, Revision 01, dated 
May 10, 2016.
     Bombardier Service Bulletin 604-57-005, dated September 9, 
2014.
     Bombardier Service Bulletin 605-57-003, dated September 9, 
2014.
    This service information is reasonably available because the 
interested parties have access to it through their normal course of 
business or by the means identified in the ADDRESSES section.

Costs of Compliance

    We estimate that this AD affects 133 airplanes of U.S. registry.
    We estimate the following costs to comply with this AD:

                                                 Estimated Costs
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                                                                                     Cost per      Cost on U.S.
                Action                         Labor cost           Parts cost        product        operators
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Maintenance or inspection program       1 work-hour x $85 per                 $0             $85         $11,305
 revision.                               hour = $85.
Inspection, identification,             1 work-hour x $85 per                 33             118          15,694
 serialization, and recording.           hour = $85.
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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 
rulemaking action.
    This AD is issued in accordance with authority delegated by the 
Executive Director, Aircraft Certification Service, as authorized by 
FAA Order 8000.51C. In accordance with that order, issuance of ADs is 
normally a function of the Compliance and Airworthiness Division, but 
during this transition period, the Executive Director has delegated the 
authority to issue ADs applicable to transport category airplanes to 
the Director of the System Oversight Division.

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Regulatory Findings

    We 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);
    3. Will not affect intrastate aviation in Alaska; and
    4. 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.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39

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

Adoption of the Amendment

    Accordingly, under the authority delegated to me by the 
Administrator, the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as follows:

PART 39--AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES

0
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]

0
2. The FAA amends Sec.  39.13 by adding the following new airworthiness 
directive (AD):

2017-19-06 Bombardier, Inc.: Amendment 39-19036; Docket No. FAA-
2017-0511; Product Identifier 2016-NM-176-AD.

(a) Effective Date

    This AD is effective October 27, 2017.

(b) Affected ADs

    None.

(c) Applicability

    This AD applies to the airplanes specified in paragraphs (c)(1) 
through (c)(3) of this AD, certificated in any category.
    (1) Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-1A11 (CL-600) airplanes, 
serial numbers 1004 through 1085 inclusive.
    (2) Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2A12 (CL-601 Variant) 
airplanes, serial numbers 3001 through 3066 inclusive.
    (3) Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2B16 (CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, 
and CL-604 Variants) airplanes, serial numbers 5001 through 5194 
inclusive; serial numbers 5301 through 5665 inclusive, and serial 
numbers 5701 through 5851 inclusive.

(d) Subject

    Air Transport Association (ATA) of America Code 57, Wings.

(e) Reason

    This AD was prompted by a new life limitation that has been 
introduced for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-to-
airplane fitting pin of the main landing gear (MLG). We are issuing 
this AD to prevent the loss of structural integrity of the affected 
part.

(f) Compliance

    Comply with this AD within the compliance times specified, 
unless already done.

(g) Revision of Maintenance or Inspection Program

    Within 30 days after the effective date of this AD, revise the 
maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, by incorporating 
the life limits for the side brace fitting shaft and side brace-to-
airplane fitting pin of the MLG, as applicable, identified in table 
1 to paragraph (g) of this AD. The initial compliance time for 
accomplishing the replacement is at the applicable time in the 
Bombardier Time Limits/Maintenance Checks (TLMC) Manual revisions 
specified in table 1 to paragraph (g) of this AD, or within 30 days 
after the effective date of this AD, whichever occurs later.

                                         Table 1 to Paragraph (g) of This AD--Life Limits for the Affected Parts
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 Airplane model (serial Nos. (S/                                             TLMC manual                                Revision
               Ns))                      Part name           Part No.            No.                 Section              No.          Revision date
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CL-600-1A11 (S/Ns 1004 through     MLG Side Brace-to-    600-10237[dash]1/        PSP 605  5-10-10...................         37  April 29, 2016.
 1085 inclusive).                   Airplane Fitting                   -5
                                    Pin.
CL-600-2A12 (S/N 3001-3066         MLG Side Brace-to-         600-10237-3       PSP 601-5  5-10-10...................         42  April 22, 2014.
 inclusive).                        Airplane Fitting
                                    Pin.
CL-600-2B16 (S/Ns 5001-5194        MLG Side Brace-to-         600-10237-3      PSP 601A-5  5-10-10...................         38  April 22, 2014.
 inclusive).                        Airplane Fitting
                                    Pin.
CL-600-2B16 (S/Ns 5301-5665        MLG Side Brace          601R10237-1/-3          CL-604  5-10-10 (Part 2)..........         26  June 9, 2016.
 inclusive).                        Fitting Shaft.
CL-600-2B16 (S/Ns 5701-5851        MLG Side Brace          601R10237-1/-3          CL-605  5-10-10 (Part 2)..........         14  June 9, 2016.
 inclusive).                        Fitting Shaft.
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(h) Inspection, Serialization, and Recording of Life Limited Parts

    Within 48 months after the effective date of this AD: Inspect to 
identify the serial number, serialize, and record the accumulated 
life of the side brace fitting shaft of the MLG, as applicable, in 
accordance with the Accomplishment Instructions of the applicable 
service information identified in paragraphs (h)(1) through (h)(4) 
of this AD.
    (1) For CL-600-1A11 airplanes (S/Ns 1004 through 1085 
inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 600-0768, dated September 9, 
2014.
    (2) For CL-600-2A12 (S/Ns 3001 through 3066 inclusive) and CL-
600-2B16 airplanes (S/Ns 5001 through 5194 inclusive): Bombardier 
Service Bulletin 601-0636, Revision 01, dated May 10, 2016.
    (3) For CL-600-2B16 airplanes (S/Ns 5301 through 5665 
inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 604-57-005, dated September 
9, 2014.
    (4) For CL-600-2B16 airplanes (S/Ns 5701 through 5851 
inclusive): Bombardier Service Bulletin 605-57-003, dated September 
9, 2014.

(i) No Reporting Requirement

    Although the service information identified in paragraphs (h)(1) 
through (h)(4) of this AD specifies to submit certain information to 
the manufacturer, this AD does not include that requirement.

(j) No Alternative Actions and Intervals

    After the maintenance or inspection program has been revised, as 
applicable, as required by paragraph (g) of this AD, no alternative 
actions (e.g., inspections) or intervals may be used unless the 
actions or intervals are approved as an alternative method of 
compliance (AMOC) in accordance with the procedures specified in 
paragraph (k)(1) of this AD.

(k) Other FAA AD Provisions

    The following provisions also apply to this AD:

(1) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs)

    The Manager, New York ACO Branch, FAA, has the authority to 
approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found 
in 14 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request 
to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District 
Office, as appropriate. If sending

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information directly to the manager of the certification office, 
send it to ATTN: Program Manager, Continuing Operational Safety, 
FAA, New York ACO Branch, 1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 410, Westbury, 
NY 11590; telephone 516-228-7300; fax 516-794-5531. Before using any 
approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or 
lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight 
standards district office/certificate holding district office.

(2) Contacting the Manufacturer

    For any requirement in this AD to obtain corrective actions from 
a manufacturer, the action must be accomplished using a method 
approved by the Manager, New York ACO Branch, FAA; or Transport 
Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA); or Bombardier, Inc.'s TCCA Design 
Approval Organization (DAO). If approved by the DAO, the approval 
must include the DAO-authorized signature.

(l) Related Information

    (1) Refer to Mandatory Continuing Airworthiness Information 
(MCAI) Canadian Airworthiness Directive CF-2016-17R2, dated June 29, 
2016, for related information. This MCAI may be found in the AD 
docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by searching 
for and locating Docket No. FAA-2017-0511.
    (2) For more information about this AD, contact Aziz Ahmed, 
Aerospace Engineer, Airframe and Mechanical Systems Section, FAA, 
New York ACO Branch, 1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 410, Westbury, NY 
11590; telephone 516-228-7329; fax 516-794-5531.

(m) Material Incorporated by Reference

    (1) The Director of the Federal Register approved the 
incorporation by reference (IBR) of the service information listed 
in this paragraph under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51.
    (2) You must use this service information as applicable to do 
the actions required by this AD, unless this AD specifies otherwise.
    (i) Section 5-10-10, Time Limits (Structural), of the 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 600 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 605, Revision 
37, dated April 29, 2016. The revision level is only identified in 
the Record of Revisions.
    (ii) Section 5-10-10, Time Limits (Structural)--Pre SB 601-0280, 
of the Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 
Time Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601-5, 
Revision 42, dated April 22, 2014. The revision level is only 
identified in the Record of Revisions.
    (iii) Section 5-10-10, Time Limits (Structural), of the 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger 601 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. PSP 601A-5, 
Revision 38, dated April 22, 2014. The revision level is only 
identified in the Record of Revisions.
    (iv) Section 5-10-10, Life Limits (Structures), of Part 2, 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL-604 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 604 TLMC, 
Revision 26, dated June 9, 2016. The revision level is only 
identified in the Record of Revisions.
    (v) Section 5-10-10, Life Limits (Structures) to Part 2, 
Airworthiness Limitations, of the Bombardier Challenger CL-605 Time 
Limits/Maintenance Checks Manual, Publication No. CH 605 TLMC, 
Revision 14, dated June 9, 2016. The revision level is only 
identified in the Record of Revisions.
    (vi) Bombardier Service Bulletin 600-0768, dated September 9, 
2014.
    (vii) Bombardier Service Bulletin 601-0636, Revision 01, dated 
May 10, 2016.
    (viii) Bombardier Service Bulletin 604-57-005, dated September 
9, 2014.
    (ix) Bombardier Service Bulletin 605-57-003, dated September 9, 
2014.
    (3) For service information identified in this AD, contact 
Bombardier, Inc., 400 C[ocirc]te-Vertu Road West, Dorval, 
Qu[eacute]bec H4S 1Y9, Canada; Widebody Customer Response Center 
North America toll-free telephone 1-866-538-1247 or direct-dial 
telephone 1-514-855-2999; fax 514-855-7401; email 
ac.yul@aero.bombardier.com; Internet http://www.bombardier.com.
    (4) You may view this service information at the FAA, Transport 
Standards Branch, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA. For information 
on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 425-227-1221.
    (5) You may view this service information that is incorporated 
by reference at the National Archives and Records Administration 
(NARA). For information on the availability of this material at 
NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

    Issued in Renton, Washington, on September 7, 2017.
Jeffrey E, Duven,
Director, System Oversight Division, Aircraft Certification Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-19654 Filed 9-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-13-P