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Defence Aviation Safety Authority - Airworthiness Directives (ADs)

Note: For copies of Airworthiness Directives contact the relevant Systems Program Office.

Current

2019
 
AD Number Title Issue Date Sponsor
A09 2019-002 AP-3C Orion - Wing Panel Riser Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)

28 Aug 19

DASA
       
2018
 
AD Number Title Issue Date Sponsor
A39 2016-001 R04 RAAF KC-30A Structural Airworthiness Limitations

13 Nov 18

DASA
A36-2018-001 A36 – Fuel Vent Stringer Crack – ICA change from Incorrect Manufacture

13 Nov 18

DASA
A30-2018-002 A30 – Fuel Vent Stringer Crack – ICA change from Incorrect Manufacture

13 Nov 18

DASA
A30-2018-001 A30 – Air Data Probe Heat Automation Installation 16 Jul 18 DASA
N52-2018-001-A ATA 67 – Rotors Flight Control – Cyclic Stick

05 Jun 18

DASA
N48-2017-002 Modification Approved Component Retirement Times for MH-60R Seahawk Fatigue Critical Structure 22 Jan 18 DASA
2017
 
AD Number Title Issue Date Sponsor
A39 2016-001 R03 KC-30A Structural Airworthiness Limitations

11 Sep 17

DASA
A39 2016-001 R04 ATA 29 - Green Hydraulic Fire Shut-Off Valve Actuator Inspection 28 Aug 17 HALSPO DOSA
A39 2016-001 R05 ATA 29 - Hydraulic fire shut-off valve actuator inspection 28 Aug 17 HALSPO DOSA
A39 2016-001 R06 ATA 05 – Time Limits/Maintenance Checks – System Equipment Maintenance Requirements / ALS Part 4 28 Aug 17 HALSPO DOSA

AER/7130/ADRL/MRTT/2014/006 Issue 1

Centre Wing Box keel Beam Fastener Holes

28 Jul 17 HALSPO DOSA

AER/7130/ADRL/MRTT/2014/007 Issue 2

Cockpit Instrument Panel Brackets

29 Jul 17 HALSPO DOSA

AER/7130/ADRL/MRTT/2014/015 Issue 2

Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Support Struts

31 Jul 17 HALSPO DOSA

AER/7130/ADRL/MRTT/2015/002 Issue 2

Fuselage  FR 40 Skin Panel Junction

28 Jul 17 HALSPO DOSA

AD-A40-2017-002-A

MRH90 Unexpected Unlocking of Cargo Hook 27 Jul 17 DASA
A15-2017-001 Approved Life Reduction for T55-GA-714A Critical Components Due to IRSS and Rotor Brake Fitment 20 Jul 17 DASA

A09-2017-004

T56-A-14 Turbine Vane Case Distortion

12 Jul 17 DASA
A09-2017-003 

T56-A-14 Turbine Wheel Manufacturing Flaws

12 Jul 17 DASA

STI-C27J-042

Airworthiness Directive -  (C-27J Aircraft Wing Attach Bolt Replacement - If Lubricated)

15 Jun 17 DASA

STI-A34-2017-0001

Propeller De-Ice System Inspection

21 Mar 17 DASA

N49 2017-001

Inspection of Wiring Looms – Nose Avionics Bay

17 Mar 17 DASA

A39 2017-003

ATA53 - Inspect For Repairs FR-10-13 & Pax Doors

28 Feb 17 DASA

A09 2017-002

AP-3C Orion – Aileron Control Rod Corrosion

24 Feb 17 DASA

A40 2017-001-A

Air - Inlet Guide Vane/Variable Stator Vane Actuator/Clevis Pin - Inspection/Re-Installation

Air system - IGV/VSV actuator. Modification of the clevis pin installation - Service Bulletin


20 Feb 17 DASA

A39 2017-002

ATA 48 - Pod Loom 4 Connector FR439 Keyway Rectification

20 Feb 17 DASA

A47 2017-002

A47 P-8A – ESM WRA-7 – Before Flight Action

07 Feb 17 DASA

A39 2017-001

ATA 48-31 - Pod Loom 5, Pod Loom 1, Bypass Valve Actuator Loom and Pod Loom 6 Interferences

02 Feb 17 DASA

A09 2017-001

AP-3C Orion – Aileron Control Rod Corrosion – Flight Restrictions

12 Jan 17 DASA
2016
 
AD Number Title Issue Date Sponsor

A41-2017-0001

Inspection of Cargo Winch Assy (REF DES 4124PP001) Hook Assy Thrust Bearing, Part Number B10-SA, C-17 Aircraft

Time Compliance Technical Order

22 Nov 16 DASA

A39 2016-001

RAAF KC-30A Structural Airworthiness Limitations (INTA Approved ALS Update)


21 Dec 16 DASA

A40-2016-002-A

MRH90 - Broken Bolt in Yaw Flight Control Kinematic

STI-MRH90-287 Pedal Coupling Assembly - Check of The Rod End Bolts CAMM2 KEY: STI-MRH90-287

NH90 Emergency Mandatory Service Bulletin

13 Dec 16 DASA

A40-2016-001-A

MRH-90 Pressure Refuelling Limitations


06 Dec 16 DASA

A30-2016-002

KC30A-00215 R01 ATA 53 Main Structure – Inspection of Cargo Parts For Material Non Conformity


31 Oct 16 DASA

2016/001

Main Rotor Mast Pole Lower Drive Spline Inspection

Reference to AD 2016-001, BHTC ASB 429-16-30 Revision A of 6 Oct 2016, Main Rotor Mast Pole Lower Drive Spline Inspection, Introduction of

17 Oct 16 DASA

 

Cancelled

Pre-DASR historical Airworthiness Directives (AD) are listed below:

Technical Airworthiness Directives (TADs)

Technical Airworthiness Directives (TADs) provide formal direction that addresses specific Technical Airworthiness Regulation shortcomings or aircraft design, construction and maintenance airworthiness issues. TADs are issued under the authority of ADF Technical Airworthiness Regulator. Listed below are the current and cancelled TADs. For access to TADs cancelled prior to 2012, email DASA-DASR.

Cancelled TADs
TAD Title Effective Date
05/2015 Risk Management in Aircraft Design PDF-2076KB 28 Sep 18
04/2015 Approved Life Reduction for T55-GA-714A Critical Components Due to IRSS Fitment PDF-578KB 20 Jul 17

03/2015

TAR Approved Structural Life Limits and Inspection Program Requirements for the RAAF KC-30A Fleet PDF-10KB

21 Dec 16

02/2015 TAR Approved Structural Life Limits and Inspection Program Requirements for the RAAF KC-30A Fleet PDF-2619KB 18 Sep 15
01/2015 TAR Approved Structural Life Limits and Inspection Program Requirements for the RAAF KC-30A Fleet PDF-438KB 13 Apr 15
02/2014 TAR Crash Protection Requirements PDF-1531KB Nov 17
01/2014 Defence Aerodrome Technical Standards PDF-1521KB 30 Jan 15
14/2013 Changes to Monitoring Requirements for Assumption of
Design Acceptance Certification
PDF-272KB
30 Jun 14
13/2013

TAR Approved Structural Life Limits and Inspection Program Requirements for the RAAF KC-30A Fleets PDF-324KB

17 Mar 15
12/2013 Removal of SMM Only Restrictions PDF-743KB 03 Feb 14
11/2013 Changes to TAREG 5.1.3 - Independent Maintenance Inspections PDF-936KB 03 Feb 14
10/2013 Investigation into The Possible Presence of Super Absorbent Polymers in Aircraft Fuel Systems PDF-562KB Jun 2014
09/2013 TAR Approval for Temporary Deviation from the New OEM Life Limits for F404 Critical Components PDF-514KB 14 Aug 15
09/2013 A09D P-3 Fleet SBI Induction Points PDF-336KB 07 Jun 13
07/2013 Arriel 1B Cycle Counting Algorithm and Retrospective Relife PDF-122KB 13 Jun 17
08/2013 Changes to Technical Approval, Design Approval and Design Acceptance Criteria PDF-571KB 03 Feb 14
06/2013 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness and Authorised Maintenance Data PDF-666KB 03 Feb 14
05/2013 AP-3C Orion MK46 MOD 5A(SW) Exercise Torpedo Station 2 Carriage Limitation – Mar 13 PDF-865KB 04 Aug 14
04/2013 P-3 FS1117 Fleet Management Strategy - Rev 1 - Feb 13 PDF-1473KB 07 Jun 13
03/2013 Revised Interim Management Strategy for A09P Issue Papers 011/2011 and 012/2011PDF-14KB 07 Jun 13
02/2013 Revised RAAF P-3 BL65 Chordwise Splice Sample Inspection RequirementsPDF-14KB 07 Jun 13
01/2013 Removal of Annual Re-authorisation Requirement PDF-732KB 03 Feb 14
16/2012 A09D - P-3 Fleet Second SBI Servicing - Revision 1 PDF-257KB 16 May 13
15/2012 PC-9A – Interim Aft Fuselage Structural Integrity Management Requirements Not Issued
14/2012 Removal of annual re-authorisation requirement at AMOs Issued as 01/2013
13/2012 A09-753 BL65 Chordwise Splice Sample Inspection Requirements PDF-504KB 08 Feb 12
12/2012 T56-A14/15 Turbine Vane Case Distortion Risk Treatment AnalysisPDF-602KB 12 Jul 17
11/2012 T56-A14/15 Turbine Wheel Manufacturing Flaw Risk Treatment AnalysisPDF-611KB 12 Jul 17
10/2012 Coronis Phase II Flight Test Program Clearance for A09-660 PDF-14KB 15 Feb 13
09/2012 A09D P-3 Fleet Second SBI Servicing (superseding and cancelling DAVREG U3272882) PDF-462KB 21 Dec 12
08/2012 Revised Interim Management Strategy for A09P Issue PapersPDF-14KB 15 Feb 13
07/2012 Lifing Policy for A15-151 and A15-152 23 Mar 17
06/2012 F_A-18A_B Damage Item Location CB009 Safe Life to Safety-By-Inspection Transition. PDF-14KB
21 Apr 16
05/2012 Revised Interim Management Strategy for A09P IP 11/2011 and 12/2011 PDF-14KB 28 Aug 12

04/2012

Updated Period of Structural Clearance for Accepted RAAF AEW&C Aircraft. PDF-316KB

29 Sep 15

03/2012 DSDE Acceptance PDF-488KB 07 May 14
02/2012 PC-9/A - Revised Safe Life Limit For SLL-C-2 PDF-3377KB 17 Mar 14
01/2012 P-3 FS1117 Fleet Management Strategy – DEC 12 PDF-296KB 15 Feb 13

Related guidance and rules:
•     TAREG 1.1.5 – Technical Airworthiness Directives and Technical Airworthiness Advisory Circulars.

If you require further support, please contact DASA-DASR.

Navy
AD Number and Title
AD 001/1997 - N22 - Squirrel Service Release
AD 001/1998 - N22 - Squirrel Service Release
AD 004/1998 - N22 - Squirrel Service Release
AD 015/2002 - N28 - Kalkara Contractor DT&E authority
AD 002/2003 - N29 - Seasprite Operational Airworthiness Management Prior to Aircraft Acceptance
AD 001/2004 - N28 - Kalkara Contractor DT&E authority
AD 001/2005 - N28 - Kalkara Contractor DT&E authority
AD 002/2006 - N24 - Operation of PS 1405 Modified S-70B-2 Seahawk Helicopters
AD 006/2006 - N24 - Operation of PS1405 modified Seahawk helicopters
AD 001/2008 - N24 - Operational Use of S-70B-2 Seahawk MAWS and CMDS
AD 001/2009 - Operational use of Seahawk MAWS & CMDS
AD 001/2012 - N49 - Bell 429 - Participation in Bell 429 Flights in Australian Airspace
AD 001/1997 - N22 - Squirrel Service Release
AD 001/1998 - N22 - Squirrel Service Release
AD 004/1998 - N22 - Squirrel Service Release
Army
AD Number and Title
AD 003/1999 - A17 - Kiowa increased weight for operations with KIARC equipment
AD 004/2001 - A17 - Kiowa Maximum All Up Weight Increase for Contingency Operations with KIARC Equipment
AD 005/2003 - A50 - Aerosonde UAS Op Anode deployment
AD 006/2004 - A38 - Operational Airworthiness Management of ARH Tiger Prior to Aircraft Acceptance
AD 008/2005 - UAS - ADF operation of the Elbit Skylark UAV
AD 001/2007 - A38 - Operational Airworthiness Management of Tiger ARH Prior to Aircraft Acceptance
AD 006/2007 - A40 - Operational Airworthiness Management of MRH90 Aircraft Prior to Commonwealth Acceptance
AD 006/2008 - A25 - Operation of Black Hawk Interim Electronic Warfare Self Protection (BHIE) modified aircraft
AD 010/2009 - A25 - Operation of Black Hawk Interim Electronic Warfare Self Protection (BHIE) modified aircraft
AD 009/2009 - UAS - Wasp III Micro UAS trial
AD 012/2009 - A38/A40 - ARH & MRH90 Operational Airworthiness Management prior to Commonwealth Acceptance
AD 013/2009 - A40 - Operational airworthiness management of MRH 90 Flypast at Townsville Airshow
AD 015/2009 - A25 - Operation of Black Hawk Interim Electronic Warfare Self Protection (BHIE) Modified Aircraft
AD 018/2009 - UAS - WASP III Micro UAS Trial
AD 020/2009 - A17 - Prohibition of Kiowa IFR Operations
AD 005/2010 - A17 - Kiowa IFR operations
AD 001/2011 - A40 - MRH90 for cyclone assistance
AD 003/2011 - A40 - MRH90 passenger carriage in front seat
AD 005/2011 - A40 - MRH90 operation by flight test organisations
AD 004/2012 - NH90 - Participation of Defence Personnel in MRH90 SUS01.0 Flying in Australian Airspace Prior to AMTC/SR
Air Force
AD Number and Title
AD 001/1999 - A23 - PC-9/A FAC service release
AD 002/1999 - A97 - C130H Authorisation of operations with FMS-800 modification
AD 005/1999 - A20 - B707 Full Flight Simulator
AD 001/2000 - A20 - B707 operation with FMS-800 modification
AD 002/2000 - A27 - Hawk LIF operational airworthiness management prior to aircraft acceptance
AD 004/2000 - A97 - C-130J-30 release to service
AD 003/2000 - A23 - PC-9A FAC Operational Airworthiness Management
AD 006/2000 - A23 - PC-9/A FAC service release
AD 007/2000 - C130H Long Range Ferry Tanks interim operation & testing
AD 001/2001 - A09 - Orion A09-664 operation with Increased Stall Speed
AD 002/2001 - A97 - C130J unprepared strip operations
AD 003/2001 - A97 - C130H extended range fuselage fuel tank system interim operation
AD 006/2001 - A23 - PC9/A FAC Service Release
AD 008/2001 - A97 - C130J carriage of non-duty passengers
AD 010/2001 - A97 - C130J carriage of non-duty passengers
AD 007/2001 - A23 - PC9/A FAC Service Release
AD 001/2002 - A97 - C130H extended range fuselage fuel tank modification interim operation
AD 002/2002 - A08 - Suspension of F-111 Flying Operations
AD 003/2002 - A08 - Limited Resumption of F-111 Flying Operations
AD 004/2002 - A08 - F-111 Revised Operating Limitations
AD 005/2002 - A09D - AP-3C Use prior to Service Release
AD 006/2002 - A97 - FMS-800 modification
AD 007/2002 - A97H - C130H FMS-800 modification
AD 009/2002 - A08 - Limited Resumption of F-111C Flying operations
AD 008/2002 - A97 - C130H Authorisation of Extended Range Fuselage Fuel Tank System modification
AD 010/2002 - A97 - C130H electronic warfare self protection system modifications
AD 011/2002 - A08 - Resumption of F-111C flying operations
AD 012/2002 - A27 - Operational airworthiness oversight during Hawk LIF instrumented and air to air refuelling aircraft flight testing
AD 013/2002 - A27 - Operational airworthiness oversight during instrumented and air to air refuelling aircraft Hawk LIF flight testing
AD 014/2002 - A08 - F-111C/G Flying Operation
AD 004/2003 - A97H - C130H Electronic Warfare Self-Protection System modifications
AD 003/2004 - A23 - PC9/A Operational Airworthiness Management
AD 004/2004 - A97J - C130J-30 Electronic Warfare Self-Protection
AD 002/2005 - A97J - C-130J-30 Explosive Suppressant Foam Modification
AD 003/2005 - A97H - C-130H Explosive Suppressant Foam Modification
AD 005/2005 - A97J - C-130J-30 Electronic Warfare Self-Protection
AD 006/2005 - A09 - AP-3C Counter Measures Dispensing System Modifications
AD 001/2006 - A97J - RAAF C-130J-30 Block 5.4 Modification
AD 003/2006 - A97J - C-130J-30 Block 5.4 Modification
AD 004/2006 - A09 - AP-3C Counter Measures Dispensing System Modifications
AD 005/2006 - A09 - AP-3C Counter Measures Dispensing System & Missile Approach Warning System Modifications
AD 007/2006 - A97H - Operation of Project Air 5416 Phase 2B modified C-130H aircraft
AD 008/2006 - A97H - Operation of Project Air 5416 Phase 2B modified C-130H aircraft
AD 004/2007 - CT-4B - Operational Management of CT-4B Aircraft at CFS
AD 002/2009 - A30 - Operational airworthiness management of AEW&C ferry & check flights prior to Commonwealth acceptance
AD 005/2009 - A30 - AEW&C Operational Airworthiness Management for Modified Operational Utility Demonstration
AD 011/2009 - A45 - Nankeen Heron UAS training & embedded operations
AD 007/2009 - CT-4B - Operations at CFS
AD 016/2009 - A39 - Operational airworthiness management of KC-30A 002 ferry flight to Spain
AD 017/2009 - A30 - Operational Airworthiness Management of ADF members in AEW&C Familiarisation and Training flights in Australian airspace
AD 007/2010 - A30 - Carriage of Passengers on ADF Wedgetail Flights
AD 008/2010 - A39 - ADF Operational AW Management of MRTT/KC-30A PAT&E prior to Commonwealth Acceptance
AD 009/2010 - A30 - AEW&C Flights to NZ-JPN-ROK
AD 011/2010 - A39 - Management of ADF CDR Deficiencies
AD 008/2011 - A30 - AEW&C - Operation AMULET and NORWICH
AD 004/2014 - A35 - State Registration of the F-35A JSF for Operations at the Pilot Training Centre USA

 

General
AD Number and Title
AD 002/1997 - GEN - Carriage of Passengers in RAAF transport aircraft
AD 002/1998 - GEN - Issue of Certificates of Airworthiness
AD 004/1999 - GEN - Carriage of Passengers in RAAF Transport Aircraft
AD 005/2000 - GEN - Policy for conduct of crew training under SFP
AD 005/2001 - GEN - Decisions regarding aircraft airworthiness
AD 016/2002 - GEN - Airworthiness management of chartered foreign registered civil aircraft
AD 001/2003 - GEN - Use of ADF ALSE in Non-State Aircraft
AD 003/2003 - GEN - Airworthiness Management of Chartered Foreign-Registered Aircraft
AD 006/2003 - GEN - Effect of change in State aircraft definition on ADF commanded civil aircraft
AD 007/2003 - GEN - 1 JMOV GP Foreign Civil Charter Airworthiness Management
AD 002/2004 - GEN - Approval of ADF Aeronautical Life Support Equipment and Flying Clothing
AD 005/2004 - GEN - 1 JMOV GP Chartered Civil Aircraft Airworthiness Management
AD 004/2005 - GEN - ADF Maintenance Standards
AD 007/2005 - GEN - Promulgation of OAREGs
AD 009/2005 - GEN - 1 JMOV GP Foreign Civil Charter Airworthiness Management
AD 003/2007 - GEN - ADF Free-Fall Parachute Operations
AD 002/2008 - GEN - Short Term and Ad Hoc Lease of Civilian Heritage Aircraft by the ADF
AD 004/2008 - GEN - MILAVREG 5.5 Exemption for Land HQ Northern Aust Aeromedical Evacuation Contract
AD 003/2009 - GEN - ADF Aircraft Crash Protection Policy
AD 006/2009 - GEN - Parachute operations from ADF-leased/hired/chartered civil aircraft
AD 008/2009 - GEN - Carriage of Passengers in RAAF Transport Aircraft
AD 019/2009 - GEN - Revised SOI Endorsement and Approval Process
AD 002/2010 - GEN - ADF Operation of Australian Registered Aircraft at ADF BFTS, ADF PSA and CFS
AD 010/2010 - GEN - Management of ADF CDR Deficiencies
AD 004/2011 - GEN - Operational Approvals for CNS/ATM Systems
AD 009/2011 - GEN - FTAA approval to issue FTP for Cat 2 UASOP
AD 010/2011 - GEN - Appointment of Acting OAAs and FTAAs
AD 001/2014 - GEN - Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airworthiness Regulation
AD 002/2014 - GEN - Introduction of Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Capability to Defence Aviation
AD 003/2014 - GEN - Defence Aircraft Crash Protection Policy
AD 001/2015 - GEN - UAS Transition Management
Other
AD Number and Title
AD 001/2010 - UAS - MIKADO Test & Evaluation