FAA AD 2022-07-02: Rotorcraft Tail Boom

2022-07-02 .PDF FILE

[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 64 (Monday, April 4, 2022)]

[Rules and Regulations]

[Pages 19369-19371]

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

[FR Doc No: 2022-06973]



Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 39

[Docket No. FAA-2022-0006; Project Identifier AD-2021-01298-R;Amendment 39-21989; AD



Airworthiness Directives; Bell Textron Inc. Helicopters

AGENCY:Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:Final rule.


SUMMARY:The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bell Textron Inc.

Model 205A, 205A-1, 205B, 210, 212, 412,412CF, and 412EP helicopters with a certain part-

numbered tailboom left hand fin spar cap (spar cap) installed. This AD was prompted by reports of

cracked spar caps. This AD requires inspecting each spar cap and depending on the inspection results,

removing the spar cap fromservice. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on

these products.

DATES:This AD is effective May 9, 2022.

The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation byreference of certain

publications listed in this AD as of May 9, 2022.

ADDRESSES:For service information identified in this final rule,contact Bell Textron, Inc., P.O.

Box 48