Federal Aviation Administration June 19, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Airworthiness Directives; Boeing Model 767-200 and 767-300 Series Airplanes
Document Number: E7-11781
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 767-200 and 767-300 series airplanes. This proposed AD would require reworking certain duct assemblies in the environmental control system (ECS). This proposed AD results from reports of duct assemblies in the ECS with burned Boeing Material Specification (BMS) 8-39 polyurethane foam insulation. This proposed AD also results from a report from the airplane manufacturer that airplanes were assembled with duct assemblies in the ECS wrapped with BMS 8-39 polyurethane foam insulation, which is a material for which the fire retardant properties deteriorate with age. We are proposing this AD to prevent a potential electrical arc from igniting the BMS 8- 39 polyurethane foam insulation on the duct assemblies of the ECS, which could propagate a small fire and lead to a larger fire that might spread throughout the airplane through the ECS.
Airworthiness Directives; MD Helicopters, Inc., Model 369, YOH-6A, 369A, OH-6A, 369H, 369HM, 369HS, 369HE, 369D, 369E, 369F, and 369FF Helicopters
Document Number: E7-11409
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document publishes in the Federal Register an amendment adopting Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2007-09-51, sent previously to all known U.S. owners and operators of the specified MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), model helicopters by individual letters. This AD requires, before further flight, removing each affected tail rotor blade assembly and inspecting the bore of the tail rotor blade root fitting. If the blade assembly does not have a smooth radius, the AD requires replacing it. The AD also requires identifying each airworthy tail rotor blade assembly with the applicable helicopter model. This amendment is prompted by a report of an accident after the loss of a tail rotor blade. The actions specified by this AD are intended to prevent the failure of a tail rotor blade and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter.
Airworthiness Directives; Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (Type Certificate No. A00010WI Previously Held by Raytheon Aircraft Company) Model 390 Airplanes
Document Number: E7-11241
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) to supersede AD 2006-26-08, which applies to all Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) Model 390 airplanes. AD 2006-26-08 currently requires you to repetitively inspect the hydraulic pump outlet tube on both engines and immediately replace the tube if damage is found. AD 2006- 26-08 also requires you to incorporate an airplane flight manual (AFM) change that limits operation of an engine with its associated firewall hydraulic shutoff valve closed. If an engine is operated with its firewall hydraulic shutoff valve closed, you must replace the hydraulic pump outlet tube. We issued AD 2006-26-08 as an interim action while we worked with the type certificate holder to develop a design change. HBC has now developed kits that incorporate design changes for the hydraulic pump outlet tubes and dampener supports so this AD retains the actions of AD 2006-26-08 until the new modification kits required by this AD are installed. We continued to receive additional reports of failures of the hydraulic pump outlet tube. We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of the hydraulic pump outlet tube and consequent leaking of hydraulic fluid. Such leakage could result in a fire. There is also a risk of loss of hydraulic system functions including normal gear extensions, speed brakes, roll spoilers, lift dump, and normal brakes.
Modification of Class E Airspace; Marshalltown, IA
Document Number: 07-2995
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document confirms the effective date of the direct final rule which revises Class E Airspace at Marshalltown, IA.
Modification of Class E Airspace; Monticello, IA
Document Number: 07-2994
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document confirms the effective date of the direct final rule which revises Class E airspace at Monticello, IA.
Modification of Class E Airspace; Canby, MN
Document Number: 07-2993
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document confirms the effective date of the direct final rule which revises Class E airspace at Canby, MN.
Modification of Class E Airspace; Manhattan, KS
Document Number: 07-2992
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document confirms the effective date of the direct final rule which revises Class D and Class E airspace at Manhattan, KS.