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EASA proposes Airbus Flight Control Primary Computer software update in wake of AF447 accident
3 August 2011

EASA proposes Airbus Flight Control Primary Computer software update in wake of AF447 accident

3 August 2011

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is proposing an Airworthiness Directive for an Airbus A330/A340 Flight Control Primary Computer (FCPC) software update in the wake of the fatal accident involving Air France flight AF447. EASA states that it has been determined that, when there are significant differences between all airspeed sources, the flight controls of an […]

EASA issues emergency AD on life limits of A330 and A340 landing gear parts

30 June 2011

The European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) issued an emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) effecting specific Airbus A330 and A340-200/-300 aeroplanes. EASA requires reduction of the existing main landing gear (MLG) bogie beam life limits and replacement of each MLG bogie beam that has already exceeded the new limit. During ground load test cycles on an A340-600 aeroplane, the MLG bogie beam […]