1 August – 22 September 2014

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Continental GTSIO520H Reciprocating engine power section—crankcase failed. SDR 510019661
RH engine crankcase failed in area of RH magneto flange and oil cooler. Loss of engine oil. P/No: GTSIO520H. TSN: 4443 hours. TSO: 410 hours/11 months.

Continental GTSIO520M Magneto/distributor—magneto unserviceable. SDR 510019629
RH engine RH magneto distributor gear teeth stripped. P/No: 103492607. TSO: 415 hours/10 months.

Continental IO520C Reciprocating engine power section—crankcase cracked and leaking. SDR 510019657
LH engine crankcase cracked.

Continental IO520F Reciprocating engine power section—nut split. SDR 510019605
Engine cylinder base nut suspect loose. Clos investigation found the nut split. P/No: 652541. TSO: 496 hours/106 months.

Continental TSIO520VB Exhaust turbocharger—VAPC FOD. SDR 510019760
LH engine Variable Absolute Pressure Controller (VAPC) FOD. A small piece of material found protruding from unit. Disassembly found a whole rag in the VAPC cavity. P/No: 4708369021.

Continental TSIO520VB Reciprocating engine cylinder section—engine cylinder cracked. SDR 510019691
LH engine No3 cylinder cracked from top spark plug hole. Crack length approximately 25.4mm (1in). P/No: 658175A2. TSO: 1325 hours.

Jabiru JABIRU3300 Engine fuel pump—pump leaking. SDR 510019793
Engine fuel pump leaking past diaphragm. Investigation found all six diaphragm retaining screws loose. Pump had 34.4 hours TSN. Aircraft is registered with Recreational Aviation Australia.

Lycoming IO540AE1A5 Engine fuel pump—diaphragm leaking. SDR 510019866
Engine fuel pump leaking oil past diaphragm. P/No: LW15473. TSN: 1028 hours.

Lycoming IO540AE1A5 Fuel control/reciprocating engines—washer deteriorated. SDR 510019714
Fuel Control Unit (FCU) washer PNo 367757 showed evidence of disintegration as referenced in AWB 73-007 and Precision Airmotive RSA-10AD1. P/No: 367757. TSN: 455 hours.

Lycoming IO540AE1A5 Fuel control/reciprocating engines—washer unserviceable. SDR 510019726
Fuel Control Unit (FCU) washer unserviceable. Found during inspection iaw SB PRS109.

Lycoming IO540E1B5 Reciprocating engine power section—bolt failed. SDR 510019766
Engine crankcase No 2 cylinder through bolts (2 off) failed. P/No: 66734.

Lycoming IO540E1B5 Reciprocating engine power section—crankcase cracked. SDR 510019767
Crankcase cracked in area below No1 cylinder. Crack length approximately 50.8mm (2in). P/No: LW11036. TSO: 2031 hours.

Lycoming IO540F1B5 Magneto/distributor—magneto faulty. SDR 510019615
RH magneto faulty with excessive rev drop. LH magneto OK. Both magnetos replaced. Condenser PNo IO-163-131 replaced. P/No: IO600646201. TSO: 55 hours.

Lycoming IO540K1A5 Engine starter—starter motor intermittent. SDR 510019637
Starter motor intermittent in operation. Starter was newly installed. Ten Similar reports received. P/No: 14912LS. TSN: 11 hours.

Lycoming IO540K1A5 Magneto/distributor—magneto unserviceable. SDR 510019711
RH magneto timing found to be approximately 7 degrees advanced. Magneto had 94 hours TSN. P/No: 6350. TSN: 94 hours

Lycoming IO540K1A5 Magneto/distributor—magneto unserviceable. SDR 510019832
RH magneto timing moved to 4 degrees advanced. Magneto had approximately 50 hours TSN. P/No: 6350. TSN: 50 hours.

Lycoming LTIO540J2BD Engine collector/tailpipe/nozzle—tailpipe separated. SDR 510019621
RH engine tailpipe broken and aft section missing. P/No: LW16620.

Lycoming O320 Magneto/distributor—magneto unserviceable. SDR 510019703
Magneto losing timing. Timing reset but changed again so magneto replaced. P/No: 4370. TSN: 477 hours.

Lycoming O360A1F6 Fuel pressure sensor—transmitter faulty. SDR 510019593
Fuel pressure transmitter faulty. Gives full-scale deflection on gauge after only a few hours operation. P/No: GBA05. TSN: 9 hours.

Lycoming O360A1F6 Fuel pressure sensor—transmitter faulty. SDR 510019594
Fuel pressure transmitter faulty. Gives full-scale deflection on gauge after only a few hours operation. Two similar defects received. P/No: GBA05. TSN: 4 hours

Lycoming O360J2A Magneto/distributor—magneto unserviceable. SDR 510019632
LH magneto unserviceable. P/No: IO349263. TSN: 398 hours.

Lycoming O360J2A Reciprocating engine cylinder section—exhaust valve worn and leaking. SDR 510019633
No 3 cylinder exhaust valve and guide worn. P/No: LW19002. TSN: 741 hours.

Lycoming O360J2A Reciprocating engine cylinder section—exhaust valve worn and leaking. SDR 510019634
No 2 cylinder exhaust valve and guide worn.P/No: LW19001. TSN: 741 hours.

Lycoming O360J2A Reciprocating engine cylinder section—exhaust valve worn and leaking. SDR 510019877
No4 cylinder exhaust valve worn. Loss of compression. P/No: LW19001. TSN: 151 hours.

Lycoming TIO540AE2A Reciprocating engine rear section—retaining nut loose and leaking. SDR 510019846
Loss of engine oil quantity. Investigation found vacuum pump retaining nuts loose allowing oil to leak past vacuum pump base gasket. Pump had been replaced approximately 8.7 hours previously.

510019716-adjLycoming TIO540AH1A Engine collector/tailpipe/nozzle—collector cracked. SDR 510019716 (photo above)
No 3 cylinder exhaust collector cracked and deformed. P/No: 40B22303.

510019720_adjLycoming TIO540AH1A Engine collector/tailpipe/nozzle—collector cracked. SDR 510019720 (photo above)
No 3 cylinder exhaust collector cracked and deformed. P/No: 40B22303 and 40C19819.

Lycoming TIO540S1AD Engine fuel distribution—injector line corroded. SDR 510019692
No 6 cylinder fuel injector line pitted. Found during inspection iaw AD/YC/90 and SB342. P/No: LW120980100. TSO: 1342 hours.

Unknown (unknown model) Reciprocating engine power section—crankcase cracked. SDR 510019676
Engine crankcase cracked from No 4 cylinder base stud. P/No: LW11036. TSO: 664 hours.

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