Piston

15 September – 15 October 2018

PISTON LYCOMING TIO540 A1A–ATA 7314 ENGINE FUEL PUMP–Fuel pump–Internally leaking. DR 611852587 Aircraft returned to base after...

9 August – 14 September 2018

PISTON LYCOMING O540 F1B5–ATA 8520 RECIPROCATING ENGINE POWER SECTION–CYLINDER–LOW COMPRESSION. DR 611852357 Number 3 cylinder found to...

17 July – 8 August 2018

LYCOMING O540–ATA 8520 RECIPROCATING ENGINE POWER SECTION–CRANKCASE–CRACKED. DR 611852252 (image above) Oil leak detected...

9 June – 16 July 2018

PISTON LYCOMING IO540 E1B5–ATA 8520 RECIPROCATING ENGINE POWER SECTION–CRANKCASE–CRACKED. DR 611852060 Visual inspection revealed cracked crankcase. Repaired. LYCOMING...

17 May 2018 – 8 June 2018

CONTINENTAL GTSIO520 K–ATA 8530 RECIPROCATING ENGINE CYLINDER SECTION–Rocker Thrust Retainer–BROKEN. DR 611851956 Oil pressure reduced to...

13 April – 16 May 2018

LYCOMING IO540 K1A5–ATA 7314 ENGINE FUEL PUMP–Fuel pump–LOW PRESSURE. DR 611851822 During ground run, it was...

11 March 2018 – 12 April 2018

CONTINENTAL GTSIO520–ATA 8520 RECIPROCATING ENGINE POWER SECTION–NUT–CRACKED. DR 611851710 Inspection against SB17-01A on RH engine found...

10 February – 10 March 2018

CONTINENTAL O200 A–ATA 7810 ENGINE COLLECTOR/TAILPIPE/NOZZLE–Exhaust Muffler End Cap–BLEW OUT. DR 611851532 On climb, pilot noticed...

5 December 2017—9 February 2018

LYCOMING O540 F1B5–ATA 8530 RECIPROCATING ENGINE CYLINDER SECTION–EXHAUST VALVE–WORN. DR 611751175 In removed cylinder, exhaust valve...

19 September—4 December 2017

LYCOMING O360 A1H6—ATA 8520 RECIPROCATING ENGINE POWER SECTION—CYLINDER HEAD—CRACKED. DR 611750881 (photo above) During 100-hourly inspections,...