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§ 39.13 [Amended] (i) Part number (P/N) 1847/A to 1847/L found in 14 CFR 39.19. Send information to
2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding with strike-off 12 or 13, or 1847/M or later; ATTN: Taylor Martin, Aerospace Engineer,
the following new AD: and FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust,
(ii) P/N 1862/A to 1862/L with strike-off 12 Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106;
British Aerospace Regional Aircraft: Docket or 13, or 1862/M or later. telephone: (816) 329–4138; fax: (816) 329–
No. FAA–2007–28115; Directorate (4) For airplanes under 8,000 total 4090. Before using any approved AMOC on
Identifier 2007–CE–045–AD. landings: Before further flight after the initial any airplane to which the AMOC applies,
Comments Due Date inspection required by paragraph (f)(1) of this notify your appropriate principal inspector
AD, do not install a radius rod assembly that (PI) in the FAA Flight Standards District
(a) We must receive comments by August is not of a part specified in paragraphs Office (FSDO), or lacking a PI, your local
6, 2007. (f)(3)(i) and (f)(3)(ii) of this AD on an affected FSDO.
Affected ADs airplane, unless it has been inspected in (2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement
accordance with the requirements of this in this AD to obtain corrective actions from
(b) None.
directive. a manufacturer or other source, use these
Applicability (5) For airplanes that have replaced or actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective
(c) This AD applies to HP.137 Jetstream have the radius rod assembly replaced as actions are considered FAA-approved if they
Mk. 1, Jetstream Series 200, Jetstream Series required in paragraph (f)(3) of this AD: are approved by the State of Design Authority
3101, and Jetstream Model 3201 airplanes, all Before further flight after installing the parts (or their delegated agent). You are required
serial numbers, certificated in any category. in paragraphs (f)(3)(i) and (f)(3)(ii) of this AD, to assure the product is airworthy before it
(d) Air Transport Association of America do not install any radius rod assembly that is returned to service.
(ATA) Code 32: Landing Gear. is not part number (P/N) 1847/A to 1847/L (3) Reporting Requirements: For any
with strike-off 12 or 13, or 1847/M or later; reporting requirement in this AD, under the
Reason and P/N 1862/A to 1862/L with strike-off 12 provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act
(e) The mandatory continuing or 13, or 1862/M or later. (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Office of
airworthiness information (MCAI) states: Note 1: When a compliance time in this AD Management and Budget (OMB) has
There has been a report of landing gear is presented in landings and you do not keep approved the information collection
radius rods suffering cracks starting in the the total landings, you may multiply the total requirements and has assigned OMB Control
flashline near the microswitch boss. Such number of airplane hours TIS by 0.75 to Number 2120–0056.
cracks can result in loss of the normal calculate the number of landings for the
hydraulic system and may lead to a landing Related Information
purposes of doing the actions required by
gear collapse. Main landing gear collapse is this AD. (h) Refer to European Aviation Safety
considered as potentially hazardous/ Agency (EASA) AD No. 2007–0087, dated
catastrophic. This AD mandates additional Note 2: Maintenance procedures for each March 30, 2007; and BAE SYSTEMS
inspections considered necessary to address radius rod overhaul are included in APPH Jetstream Series 3100 and 3200 Service
the identified unsafe condition. Service Bulletin 1847–32–12 or 1862–32–12, Bulletin 32–JA060741, dated November 1,
Note: The cause of this cracking is not both dated September 2006, as applicable. 2006; for related information.
related to previous cracking of the radius rod You may still perform such maintenance
Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on June
cylinder addressed by BAE Systems SB 32– through a fluorescent dye penetrant
29, 2007.
JA040945 (CAA AD G–2005–0010), however, inspection of the cylinder counterbore as
specified in APPH Component Maintenance Kim Smith,
the consequences of a failure are the same.
Manual (CMM) 32–10–16 at Revision 11 or Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft
Actions and Compliance higher. Certification Service.
(f) Unless already done, do the following [FR Doc. E7–13091 Filed 7–5–07; 8:45 am]
FAA AD Differences
actions: BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
(1) Initially within the next 3 months after Note 3: This AD differs from the MCAI
the effective date of this AD and repetitively and/or service information as follows:
thereafter at intervals not to exceed 12 (1) The MCAI and service bulletin allow DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
months until the replacement required by the radius rod assembly to be repetitively
paragraph (f)(2) or (f)(3) of this AD is done, inspected for the life of the airplane and the Federal Aviation Administration
inspect the main landing gear radius rod repetitive inspections terminated if improved
forged cylinder flashline following the design parts are installed. The affected
airplanes are used in commuter operations 14 CFR Part 39
accomplishment instructions of British
Aerospace Jetstream Series 3100 and 3200 (14 CFR part 135). The FAA’s policy on aging [Docket No. FAA–2007–27811; Directorate
Service Bulletin 32–JA060741, dated commuter class aircraft states, when a Identifier 2004–NE–11–AD]
November 1, 2006. modification exists that could eliminate or
(2) If cracks are found during any reduce the number of required critical RIN 2120–AA64
inspection required by this AD, before further inspections, the modification should be
flight, replace the radius rod assembly with incorporated. Therefore, the FAA is Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce
a serviceable unit. mandating the replacement of the radius rod Deutschland Tay 611–8, Tay 611–8C,
(i) If the radius rod assembly includes the assembly with improved design parts no later Tay 620–15, Tay 650–15, and Tay 651–
parts described in paragraphs (f)(3)(i) and than upon accumulating 8,000 landings on 54 Turbofan Engines
(f)(3)(ii) of this AD, then the repetitive the airplane as terminating action for the
inspections of this AD are no longer required. repetitive inspections. AGENCY: Federal Aviation
(ii) If the radius rod assembly does not (2) The MCAI includes procedures for a Administration (FAA), Department of
include the parts described in paragraphs maintenance overhaul referencing APPH Transportation (DOT).
(f)(3)(i) and (f)(3)(ii) of this AD, then continue service bulletins. Because we do not require ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking
to repetitively inspect at intervals not to general maintenance in our ADs, we added
a note referencing these bulletins.
(NPRM).
exceed 12 months until you comply with
paragraph (f)(3) of this AD. SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to
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(3) Upon accumulating 8,000 total landings Other FAA AD Provisions


supersede an existing airworthiness
TIS on the airplane or within the next 100 (g) The following provisions also apply to
hours TIS after the effective date of this AD, this AD:
directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce
whichever occurs later, replace the radius (1) Alternative Methods of Compliance Deutschland (RRD) Tay 611–8, Tay 620–
rod assembly by installing the following (this (AMOCs): The Manager, Standards Staff, 15, Tay 650–15, and Tay 651–54
terminates the repetitive inspection FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs turbofan engines. That AD currently
requirement of this AD): for this AD, if requested using the procedures requires initial and repetitive visual

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inspections of all ice-impact panels and economic, environmental, and energy Relevant Service Information
fillers in the low pressure (LP) aspects of the proposed AD. We will We have reviewed and approved the
compressor case for certain conditions consider all comments received by the technical contents of RRD Alert Service
and replacing as necessary, any or all closing date and may amend the Bulletin (ASB) No. TAY–72–A1643,
panels. This proposed AD would proposed AD in light of those Revision 1, dated November 2, 2005,
require the same initial and repetitive comments. and ASB No. TAY–72–A1650, dated
inspections, provide terminating action We will post all comments we November 2, 2005. These ASBs describe
to those repetitive actions, and add the receive, without change, to http:// procedures for reworking the LP
Tay 611–8C turbofan engine to the dms.dot.gov, including any personal compressor case and installing new ice-
applicability. This proposed AD results information you provide. We will also impact panels with additional retention
from RRD introducing new LP post a report summarizing each features. The LBA classified these ASBs
compressor case ice-impact panels with substantive verbal contact with FAA as mandatory and issued AD D–2004–
additional retention features, to these personnel concerning this proposed AD. 313R5 in order to ensure the
Tay turbofan engines. We are proposing Using the search function of the DMS airworthiness of these Tay turbofan
this AD to prevent release of ice-impact Web site, anyone can find and read the engines in Germany.
panels due to improper bonding that comments in any of our dockets,
can result in loss of thrust in both Bilateral Agreement Information
including the name of the individual
engines. who sent the comment (or signed the These engine models are
DATES: We must receive any comments comment on behalf of an association, manufactured in Germany and are type
on this proposed AD by September 4, business, labor union, etc.). You may certificated for operation in the United
2007. review the DOT’s complete Privacy Act States under the provisions of Section
Statement in the Federal Register 21.29 of the Federal Aviation
ADDRESSES: Use one of the following Regulations (14 CFR 21.29) and the
published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR
addresses to comment on this proposed applicable bilateral airworthiness
19477–78) or you may visit http://
AD. agreement. Under this bilateral
• DOT Docket Web site: Go to dms.dot.gov.
airworthiness agreement, the LBA kept
http://dms.dot.gov and follow the Examining the AD Docket us informed of the situation described
instructions for sending your comments above. We have examined the findings
electronically. You may examine the AD docket on
the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov; or in of the LBA, reviewed all available
• Government-wide rulemaking Web information, and determined that AD
site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov person at the Docket Operations office
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday action is necessary for products of this
and follow the instructions for sending type design that are certificated for
your comments electronically. through Friday, except Federal holidays.
The AD docket contains this proposed operation in the United States.
• Mail: U.S. Department of
Transportation, Docket Operations, M– AD, the regulatory evaluation, any FAA’s Determination and Requirements
30, West Building Ground Floor, Room comments received, and other of the Proposed AD
W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., information. The street address for the
We have evaluated all pertinent
Washington, DC 20590. Docket Operations office (telephone
information and identified an unsafe
• Hand Delivery: Deliver to Mail (800) 647–5527) is the same as the Mail
condition that is likely to exist or
address above between 9 a.m. and 5 address provided in the ADDRESSES
develop on other products of this same
p.m., Monday through Friday, except section. Comments will be available in
type design. We are proposing this AD,
Federal holidays. the AD docket shortly after receipt.
which would require:
• Fax: (202) 493–2251. Discussion • Adding the Tay 611–8C turbofan
Contact Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd engine, serial numbers below 85078, to
& Co KG, Eschenweg 11, D–15827 On December 22, 2004, the FAA the applicability.
Dahlewitz, Germany; telephone 49 (0) issued AD 2004–26–10, Amendment • Initial visual inspection of all ice-
33–7086–1768; fax 49 (0) 33–7086– 39–13922 (70 FR 1172, January 6, 2005). impact panels and fillers in the LP
3356, for the service information That AD requires initial and repetitive compressor case for certain conditions
referenced in this proposed AD. visual inspections of all ice-impact and replacing as necessary, any or all
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: panels and fillers in the LP compressor panels, before further flight, if not
Jason Yang, Aerospace Engineer, Engine case for certain conditions and replacing previously done.
Certification Office, FAA, Engine and as necessary, any or all panels. That AD • Repetitive visual inspections of all
Propeller Directorate, 12 New England also introduced a new compliance date ice-impact panels and fillers in the LP
Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803– of no later than March 1, 2005, to have compressor case for certain conditions
5299; e-mail: Jason.yang@faa.gov; all but one engine on each airplane in and replacing as necessary, any or all
telephone (781) 238–7747; fax (781) compliance with the polysulfide panels.
238–7199. bonding of panels. • Having all but one engine on each
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Actions Since AD 2004–26–10 Was airplane in compliance with the
Issued polysulfide bonding of panels.
Comments Invited • Rework of LP compressor cases and
We invite you to send any written Since AD 2004–26–10 was issued, the installation of new LP compressor case
relevant data, views, or arguments Luftfahrt-Bundesamt, (LBA), which is ice-impact panels with additional
regarding this proposal. Send your the airworthiness authority for retention features by December 31,
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comments to an address listed under Germany, notified us that RRD has 2011, as mandatory terminating action
ADDRESSES. Include ‘‘Docket No. FAA– introduced new LP compressor case ice- to the repetitive visual inspections,
2007–27811; Directorate Identifier impact panels with additional retention repairs, and replacements.
2004–NE–11–AD’’ in the subject line of features. The LP compressor case must The proposed AD would require that
your comments. We specifically invite be reworked to accept the new ice- you do these actions using the service
comments on the overall regulatory, impact panels, by December 31, 2011. information described previously.

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Costs of Compliance ‘‘General requirements.’’ Under that Rolls-Royce Deutschland (Formerly Rolls-
section, Congress charges the FAA with Royce plc): Docket No. FAA–2007–
We estimate that this proposed AD 27811; Directorate Identifier 2004–NE–
would affect about 1,085 engines promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in
air commerce by prescribing regulations 11–AD.
installed on airplanes of U.S. registry.
We also estimate that it would take for practices, methods, and procedures Comments Due Date
about 2.5 work-hours per engine to the Administrator finds necessary for (a) We must receive comments on this
perform an inspection, and about 12 safety in air commerce. This regulation airworthiness directive (AD) action by
work-hours to perform a repair as is within the scope of that authority September 4, 2007.
proposed. The average labor rate is $80 because it addresses an unsafe condition
Affected ADs
per work-hour. Required terminating that is likely to exist or develop on
products identified in this rulemaking (b) This AD supersedes AD 2004–26–10,
action parts would cost about $7,500 per Amendment 39–13922.
engine. Based on these figures, for the action.
proposed AD, we estimate: Applicability
Regulatory Findings
• The cost of one inspection to the (c) This AD applies to:
We have determined that this (1) RRD Tay 611–8, Tay 620–15, Tay 650–
U.S. fleet to be $217,000.
proposed AD would not have federalism 15, and Tay 651–54 turbofan engines that
• The cost of a repair to the U.S fleet
implications under Executive Order have one or more ice-impact panels installed
to be $1,041,600.
• The cost of parts to the U.S. fleet for 13132. This proposed AD would not in the low pressure (LP) compressor case that
have a substantial direct effect on the conform to the Rolls-Royce Deutschland
terminating action, to be $8,137,500. (RRD) Service Bulletin (SB) No. TAY–72–
States, on the relationship between the
Docket Number Change national Government and the States, or 1326 standard.
on the distribution of power and (2) RRD Tay 611–8C turbofan engines with
We are transferring the docket for this serial numbers (SN) below SN 85078.
AD to the Docket Management System responsibilities among the various
(3) The turbofan engines listed in
as part of our ongoing docket levels of government. paragraph (c) of this AD are installed on, but
management consolidation efforts. The For the reasons discussed above, I not limited to, Fokker F.28 Mk.0070 and
new Docket No. is FAA–2007–27811. certify that the proposed AD: Mk.0100 series airplanes, Gulfstream
The old Docket No. became the 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory Aerospace G–IV and G–IV–X series airplanes,
Directorate Identifier, which is 2004– action’’ under Executive Order 12866; and Boeing Company 727–100 series
NE–11–AD. This AD might get logged 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the airplanes modified in accordance with
into the DMS docket, ahead of the DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures Supplemental Type Certificate SA8472SW
(44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and (727–QF).
previously collected documents from
3. Would not have a significant Unsafe Condition
the old docket file, as we are in the
economic impact, positive or negative,
process of sending those items to the (d) This AD results from RRD introducing
on a substantial number of small entities
DMS. new LP compressor case ice-impact panels
under the criteria of the Regulatory with additional retention features, to these
Engine Models Added and Removed Flexibility Act. Tay turbofan engines. We are issuing this AD
From Applicability We prepared a regulatory evaluation to prevent release of ice-impact panels due to
Since we issued AD 2004–26–10, of the estimated costs to comply with improper bonding that can result in loss of
turbofan engine model Tay 611–8C this proposed AD. See the ADDRESSES thrust in both engines.
received a U.S. DOT FAA type section for a location to examine the Compliance
certificate. We added that engine model regulatory evaluation.
(e) You are responsible for having the
to the applicability, as certain serial List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 actions required by this AD performed within
numbers of those engines are affected by the compliance times specified unless the
Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation
this AD. actions have already been done.
safety, Safety.
Although AD 2004–26–10
Inspecting Ice-Impact Panels in Tay 620–15,
inadvertently lists turbofan engine The Proposed Amendment Tay 650–15, and Tay 651–54 Engines
models Tay 620–15/20 and Tay 650–15/ Accordingly, under the authority (f) For airplanes that have any Tay 620–15,
10 in the applicability, this proposed delegated to me by the Administrator, Tay 650–15, or Tay 651–54 engines with ice-
AD does not list them. Those engines do the Federal Aviation Administration impact panels incorporated by the RR SB No.
not have a U.S. DOT FAA type proposes to amend 14 CFR part 39 as TAY–72–1326 standard, and not all panels
certificate. follows: were repaired using polysulfide bonding
Authority for This Rulemaking material by RR repair scheme TV5451R,
PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS HRS3491, HRS3615, HRS3648, or HRS3649,
Title 49 of the United States Code DIRECTIVES do the following:
specifies the FAA’s authority to issue (1) Before further flight, rework all six ice-
rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, 1. The authority citation for part 39 impact panels using repair scheme HRS3648
Section 106, describes the authority of continues to read as follows: or HRS3649 on at least one of the affected
the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, engines.
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. (2) Before further flight, inspect the ice-
Aviation Programs, describes in more
§ 39.13 [Amended] impact panels and the surrounding fillers on
detail the scope of the Agency’s the engine not reworked. Use paragraph 3.E.
authority. 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by of the Accomplishment Instructions of RRD
We are issuing this rulemaking under removing Amendment 39–13922 (70 FR SB No. TAY–72–1638, Revision 2, dated
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the authority described in Subtitle VII, 1172, January 6, 2005) and by adding September 21, 2004, and the inspection
Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701, the following new AD: disposition criteria in Table 1 of this AD.

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TABLE 1.—INSPECTION DISPOSITION CRITERIA


If: Then:

(i) Any movement or rocking motion of LP compressor ice-impact Before further flight, replace all panels using repair scheme HRS3648
panel, or any movement of the front edge of ice-impact panel. or HRS3649.
(ii) Reappearing signs of moisture on the ice-impact panel or the sur- Before further flight, replace all panels using repair scheme HRS3648
rounding filler. or HRS3649.
(iii) Any dents or impact damage on the ice-impact panel that is greater Before further flight, replace the damaged panel using repair scheme
than 3.1 square inch in total. HRS3648 or HRS3649.
(iv) Any dents or impact damage on the ice-impact panel that is be- Within 5 flight cycles or 5 flight hours, whichever occurs first, replace
tween 1.55 square inch and 3.1 square inch in total. the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3648 or HRS3649.
(v) Any dents or impact damage on the ice-impact panel that is less Within 50 flight cycles or 50 flight hours, whichever occurs first, replace
than 1.55 square inch in total. the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3648 or HRS3649.
(vi) Any crack appears on the ice-impact panel and there is visible dis- Within 50 flight cycles or 50 flight hours, whichever occurs first, replace
tortion of the airwashed surface. the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3648 or HRS3649.
(vii) Any crack appears on the ice-impact panel and there is no visible Within 150 flight cycles or 150 flight hours, whichever occurs first, re-
distortion of the airwashed surface. place the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3648 or
HRS3649.
(viii) Delamination or peeling of the compound layers of the airwashed Before further flight, replace the damaged panel using repair scheme
surface and the penetrated area is greater than 3.1 square inch in HRS3648 or HRS3649.
total.
(iv) Delamination or peeling of the compound layers of the airwashed Within 5 flight cycles or 5 flight hours, whichever occurs first, replace
surface and the penetrated area is between 1.55 square inch and the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3648 or HRS3649.
3.1 square inch in total.
(x) Delamination or peeling of the compound layers of the airwashed Within 50 flight cycles or 50 flight hours, whichever occurs first, replace
surface and the penetrated area is less than 1.55 square inch in total. the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3648 or HRS3649.
(xi) Delamination or peeling of the compound layers but the airwashed Within 150 flight cycles or 150 flight hours, whichever occurs first, re-
surface is not penetrated. pair the damaged panel using repair scheme HRS3630.
(xii) Missing filler surrounding the LP compressor case .......................... Before further flight, repair the damaged filler using repair scheme
HRS3630.
(xiii) Damage to the filler surrounding the LP compressor case such as Within 25 flight cycles or 25 flight hours, whichever occurs first, repair
chipped, cracked, or missing material. damaged filler using repair scheme HRS 3630.

(3) Re-inspect all ice-impact panels within or HRS3649 on at least one of the affected Installing Tay 620–15, Tay 650–15, or Tay
every 500 cycles-since-last-inspection (CSLI) engines. 651–54 Engines That Are Not Inspected
or two months since-last-inspection, (2) Before further flight, inspect the ice- (j) After the effective date of this AD, do
whichever occurs first. Use paragraph 3.E. of impact panels and the surrounding fillers on not install any Tay 620–15, Tay 650–15, or
the Accomplishment Instructions of RRD SB the engine not reworked. Use paragraph 3.E. Tay 651–54 engines with ice-impact panels
No. TAY–72–1638, Revision 2, dated of the Accomplishment Instructions of RRD if:
September 21, 2004, and the inspection SB No. TAY–72–1638, Revision 2, dated (1) Those ice-impact panels incorporate the
disposition criteria in Table 1 of this AD. September 21, 2004, and the inspection RR SB No. TAY–72–1326 standard; and
Repetitive Inspections for Tay 620–15, Tay disposition criteria in Table 1 of this AD. (2) Ice-impact panels were repaired using
650–15, and Tay 651–54 Engines With All (3) Re-inspect the ice-impact panels within RR repair scheme TV5451R, HRS3491, or
Ice-Impact Panels Repaired by Polysulfide every 1,000 CSLI or six months since-last- HRS3615 and bonding material other than
Bonding Material polysulfide; unless
inspection, whichever occurs first. Use
(3) The panels and the surrounding fillers
(g) For Tay 620–15, Tay 650–15, and Tay paragraph 3.E. of the Accomplishment are inspected for condition using 3.B.
651–54 engines with ice-impact panels Instructions of RRD SB No. TAY–72–1639, through 3.D.(3) (in-service) or 3.K.(1) through
incorporated by the RRD SB No. TAY–72– Revision 2, dated September 21, 2004, and 3.(M)(3) (at overhaul or shop visit) of the
1326 standard, and all panels were repaired the inspection disposition criteria in Table 1 Accomplishment Instructions of RRD SB No.
using polysulfide bonding material by RR of this AD. TAY–72–1638, Revision 2, dated September
repair scheme TV5451R, HRS3491, HRS3615, 21, 2004.
HRS3648 or HRS3649, do the following: Repetitive Inspections for Tay 611–8 Engines
(k) Perform repetitive inspections as
(1) Re-inspect within every 1,500 CSLI, for With All Ice-Impact Panels Repaired by specified in paragraph (g) of this AD.
the condition of the ice-impact panels and Polysulfide Bonding Material or Introduced
the surrounding fillers. Since New Production Installing Tay 611–8 Engines That Are Not
(2) Use paragraph 3.E. of the (i) For Tay 611–8 engines with ice-impact Inspected
Accomplishment Instructions of RRD SB No. panels incorporated by the RRD SB No. (l) After the effective date of this AD, do
TAY–72–1638, Revision 2, dated September TAY–72–1326 standard and all panels were not install any Tay 611–8 engine with ice-
21, 2004, and the inspection disposition repaired using polysulfide bonding material impact panels if:
criteria in Table 1 of this AD. by RR repair scheme TV5451R, HRS3491, (1) Those ice-impact panels incorporate the
HRS3615, HRS3648 or HRS3649, or panels RR SB No. TAY–72–1326 standard; and
Inspecting Ice-Impact Panels in Tay 611–8 (2) Ice-impact panels were repaired using
Engines were introduced since new production, do
RR repair scheme TV5451R, HRS3491, or
the following:
(h) For airplanes that have any Tay 611– HRS3615 and bonding material other than
8 engines with ice-impact panels (1) Re-inspect within every 3,000 CSLI, for polysulfide, unless
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incorporated by the RR SB No. TAY–72–1326 the condition of the ice-impact panels and (3) The panels and the surrounding fillers
standard, and RR repair scheme HRS3491 or the surrounding fillers. are inspected for condition using 3.B.
HRS3615 was done with two pack epoxy (2) Use paragraph 3.E. of the through 3.D.(2) (in-service) or 3.K.(1) through
(Omat 8/52) on one or more of the six ice- Accomplishment Instructions of RRD SB No. 3.M.(3) (at overhaul or shop visit) of the
impact panels, do the following: TAY–72–1638, Revision 2, dated September Accomplishment Instructions of RRD SB No.
(1) Before further flight, rework all six ice- 21, 2004, and the inspection disposition TAY–72–1639, Revision 2, dated September
impact panels using repair scheme HRS3648 criteria in Table 1 of this AD. 21, 2004.

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(m) Perform repetitive inspections as DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION p.m., Monday through Friday, except
specified in paragraph (i) of this AD. Federal holidays.
Federal Aviation Administration Contact Boeing Commercial
Mandatory Terminating Action
(n) No later than December 31, 2011, as Airplanes, P.O. Box 3707, Seattle,
14 CFR Part 39 Washington 98124–2207, for the service
mandatory terminating action to the
repetitive visual inspections or rework [Docket No. FAA–2007–28384; Directorate information identified in this proposed
required by paragraphs (f), (g), (h), (i), (j), (k), Identifier 2006–NM–165–AD] AD.
(l), and (m) of this AD, do the following: RIN 2120–AA64 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
(1) Rework the LP compressor case and Kathrine Rask, Aerospace Engineer,
install new LP compressor case ice-impact Airworthiness Directives; Boeing Propulsion Branch, ANM–140S, FAA,
panels with additional retention features, at Model 737–600, –700, –700C –800, and Seattle Aircraft Certification Office,
the next shop visit requiring the removal of –900 Series Airplanes 1601 Lind Ave SW., Renton,
any module, except when the work scope Washington 98057–3356; telephone
requires only the removal of the high speed
AGENCY: Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA), Department of (425) 917–6505; fax (425) 917–6590.
gearbox module.
(2) For Tay 620–15, Tay 650–15, and Tay Transportation (DOT). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
651–54 turbofan engines, do the rework and ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking
(NPRM). Comments Invited
installation using the Accomplishment
Instructions of RRD Alert SB No. TAY–72– We invite you to submit any relevant
SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to adopt a
A1643, Revision 1, dated November 2, 2005. written data, views, or arguments
(3) For Tay 611–8 turbofan engines, do the
new airworthiness directive (AD) for
certain Boeing Model 737–600, –700, regarding this proposed AD. Send your
rework and installation using the comments to an address listed in the
Accomplishment Instructions of RRD Alert –700C, –800, and –900 series airplanes.
This proposed AD would require ADDRESSES section. Include the docket
SB No. TAY–72–A1650, dated November 2, number ‘‘FAA–2007–28384; Directorate
2005. revising the Airworthiness Limitations
(AWLs) section of the Instructions for Identifier 2006–NM–165–AD’’ at the
Tay 611–8C Turbofan Engines Continued Airworthiness by beginning of your comments. We
(o) For Tay 611–8C turbofan engines, no incorporating new limitations for fuel specifically invite comments on the
later than December 31, 2011, do the tank systems to satisfy Special Federal overall regulatory, economic,
following: Aviation Regulation No. 88 environmental, and energy aspects of
(1) Rework the LP compressor case and requirements. This proposed AD would the proposed AD. We will consider all
install new LP compressor case ice-impact also require the initial inspection of a comments received by the closing date
panels with additional retention features, at certain repetitive AWL inspection to and may amend the proposed AD in
the next shop visit after the effective date of phase in that inspection, and repair if light of those comments.
this AD, requiring the removal of any necessary. This proposed AD results We will post all comments we
module, except when the work scope from a design review of the fuel tank receive, without change, to http://
requires only the removal of the high speed systems. We are proposing this AD to dms.dot.gov, including any personal
gearbox module. prevent the potential for ignition information you provide. We will also
(2) Do the rework and installation using the sources inside fuel tanks caused by post a report summarizing each
Accomplishment Instructions of RRD Alert latent failures, alterations, repairs, or substantive verbal contact with FAA
SB No. TAY–72–A1650, dated November 2, maintenance actions, which, in personnel concerning this proposed AD.
2005. combination with flammable fuel Using the search function of that Web
Alternative Methods of Compliance vapors, could result in a fuel tank site, anyone can find and read the
explosion and consequent loss of the comments in any of our dockets,
(p) The Manager, Engine Certification
airplane. including the name of the individual
Office, has the authority to approve
DATES: We must receive comments on who sent the comment (or signed the
alternative methods of compliance for this
this proposed AD by August 20, 2007. comment on behalf of an association,
AD if requested using the procedures found
business, labor union, etc.). You may
in 14 CFR 39.19. ADDRESSES: Use one of the following
review DOT’s complete Privacy Act
addresses to submit comments on this
Related Information Statement in the Federal Register
proposed AD.
(q) German AD D2004–313R5, dated • DOT Docket Web site: Go to published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR
November 15, 2005, also addresses the http://dms.dot.gov and follow the 19477–78), or you may visit http://
subject of this AD. instructions for sending your comments dms.dot.gov.
(r) Contact Jason Yang, Aerospace electronically. Examining the Docket
Engineer, Engine Certification Office, FAA, • Government-wide rulemaking Web
Engine and Propeller Directorate, 12 New site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov You may examine the AD docket on
England Executive Park, Burlington, MA and follow the instructions for sending the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov, or in
01803–5299; e-mail: Jason.yang@faa.gov; your comments electronically. person at the Docket Operations office
telephone (781) 238–7747; fax (781) 238– • Mail: U.S. Department of between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday
7199, for more information about this AD. Transportation, Docket Operations, M– through Friday, except Federal holidays.
Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts, on 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room The Docket Operations office (telephone
June 29, 2007. W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., (800) 647–5527) is located on the
rmajette on PROD1PC64 with PROPOSALS

Peter A. White, Washington, DC 20590. ground floor of the West Building at the
Acting Manager, Engine and Propeller
• Fax: (202) 493–2251. DOT street address stated in the
Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service.
• Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on ADDRESSES section. Comments will be
the ground floor of the West Building, available in the AD docket shortly after
[FR Doc. E7–13090 Filed 7–5–07; 8:45 am]
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., the Docket Management System receives
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