|AIRCRAFT ABOVE 5700kg|
|AIRBUS A320 232 – ATA 3241 BRAKE ANTISKID SECTION – Anti Skid System – FAULT MESSAGE. DR 611954567|
|Low speed take off abort at approximately 30 kt due Brake Sys 2 ECAM. Fault reset via anti-skid switch. TSM procedure of BSCU reset actioned. A/C serviceable.|
|SAAB 340 B – ATA 3230 LANDING GEAR RETRACT/EXTENSION SYSTEM – SWITCH – FAULTY. DR 611954568|
|After take-off, Gear selected up, main gear Green lights went out, Nose gear Green light stayed illuminated. Gear cycled with same indications.
Root cause: Nose down lock switch faulty. Switch removed, switch’s plunger noted to be slightly bend, rusted and when exercised, found sticky.
Nose landing gear down lock switch/hardness replaced. Extension and retraction test carry out several times. Nil fault evidence.
|ATR ATR72 212A – ATA 3230 LANDING GEAR RETRACT/EXTENSION SYSTEM – RELAY – FAULTY. DR 612054579|
|After take-off gear was selected up, 3 gear unsafe lights as well as 3 Green gear arrows illuminated on both primary and secondary indications. QRH checklist actioned, ATB to base executed.
Root cause: Failure of ‘15GA’ pos up CTR relay. ‘15GA’ pos up CTR relay found not to be providing earth to the pin F of L/G selector valve. ‘15ga’ relay was replaced and tested ok.
No current reliability concerns.
|ATR ATR72 212A – ATA 3230 LANDING GEAR RETRACT/EXTENSION SYSTEM – LANDING GEAR – FAILED-RETRACT. DR 612054585|
|In flight, landing gear was unable to retract on take-off, 3 Green arrows and 3 gear unsafe lights illuminated when the gear selected up. QRH actioned, ATB to base planned.
Repeated defect, currently AOG awaiting detailed troubleshooting.
|BOEING 737 8FE – ATA 2530 GALLEY STATION EQUIPMENT SYSTEM – OVEN – Burning Smell. DR 612054587|
|Cabin crew reported suspected electrical burning smell from FWD Galley oven. Oven switched off and CB pulled out, smell went away.
Root cause: Faulty steam oven, same replaced.
Subject PN is a condition monitoring component, and its function is checked every time when in use. The event is considered random, no further action is required at this time.
|BOEING 757 225 – ATA 5610 FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOWS – WINDSHIELD – ARCED. DR 612054570|
|RH windshield arcing observed on small section on bottom of shield. No other indications. Suspect part Internal failure.
Relevant wiring checks carried out; window heat control unit passed all tests but being replaced as a precaution. Nil arcing evident on J1, J4 & J5 Connectors. However due previous history, J1 and J5 have been replaced. J4 will also be replaced as a precaution (ref AD 2012-25-03). Vendor review/repair strip report of windshield will be requested.
|AIRBUS A320 232 – ATA 2100 AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM – BLEED AIR – CONTAMINATED. DR 612054595|
|Crew reported cabin odour at end of flight whilst on bay.
Engineers were unable to reproduce or confirm, however as a precaution, APU placed on MEL, bleed system operated from main engines with nil findings, aircraft released to service.
|BOEING 777 3ZGER – ATA 3445 TRAFFIC COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM (TCAS) – COMPUTER – FAILED. DR 612054597|
|In flight, crew reported TCAS failed during flight.
Root cause: Failure of TCAS computer. Same replaced.
PN in question has no reliability concerns.
|BOEING 717 200 – ATA 5755 SPOILERS – SPOILER – DISTORTED. DR 612054609|
|Damage found on RH wing upper surface at the hinge line of the inboard spoiler. Spoiler found to be distorted, as had tear approx. 10cm long and 2 pulled rivets.
Boeing approved repair embodied. Moreover, spoiler assy replaced.
|FOKKER F28 0070 – ATA 2510 CREW STATION EQUIPMENT SYSTEM – SEAT – CRACKED. DR 612054622|
|Multiple cracked spine assemblies reported on crew seats in workshop. Suspected to be caused by fatigue and age.
On investigation, through disassembly of the crew Seat and subsequent un-riveting of the Spine Assy, it appears that along the way, there have been attempts made to repair certain accessible cracks with a doubler.
The manufacturer, Ipeco, through the CMM 25-11-04, state that no repairs are permitted and to contact Ipeco for a repair. Rectifications are continuing.