EASA Safety Information Bulletin (SIB)

A European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) SIB is an information tool that alerts, educates, and makes recommendations to the general aviation community. It is non-regulatory information and guidance that does not meet the criteria for an Airworthiness Directive (AD). http://ad.easa.europa.eu/sib-docs/page-1

SIB Number Subject Issue Date

2012-10R1

Single Event Effects on Aircraft Systems caused by Atmospheric Radiation

2021-04-28

2012-09R1

Effects of Space Weather on Aviation

2021-04-28

2021-07

Bird Strike Risk Mitigation in Rotorcraft Operations

2021-04-19

AIR-21-05R1

Cirrus SR22 Aeroplanes - Tornado Alley Turbo, Inc. (STC-installed) Turbocharger Inlet Check Valves

2021-04-08

AIR-21-07

Piper PA-28 and PA-32 aeroplanes - Verification of Correct Washers used with Wing Spar Attach Bolts

2021-03-31

2021-06

Vaccination of aircrew - Operational Recommendations

2021-03-25

2021-05

Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B2 and AS 350 B3 helicopters - Fuel Shut-off Lever Modification

2021-03-19

2018-04R2

Environmentally Assisted Cracking in certain Aluminium Alloys

2021-03-04

2021-04

New Noga Light Ltd NL-93 Night Vision Goggles – Replacement

2021-02-23

BEA-2021-01R01

Embraer S.A. EMB-500 aeroplanes - Hydraulic Powerpack Failures

2021-02-08

AIR-21-03

Robinson R44 Helicopters - Electrical Power System - Ameri-King Radio Frequency Interference Direct Current Line Filter Smoke/Fire

2021-02-04

2021-03

Loss of Air Traffic Control Tracking on Boeing 787 Aeroplanes in European Airspace

2021-01-28

2020-07R2

Progressive Restart of Aerodrome Operations after Complete or Partial Closure

2021-01-27

BEA-2021-01 Embraer S.A. EMB-500 aeroplanes - Hydraulic Powerpack Failures 2021-01-26
2021-02 Rotorcraft Cargo Hook Installations – Impact on Sling Load Operations 2021-01-21
2021-01 Collins Aerospace Very High Frequency Data Radios - Data Link over Very High Frequency Data Link Mode 2 Operations 2021-01-21
SAFO21001 Aeroplanes Equipped With Certain Continental Motors Engines - The Improper Maintenance and/or Installation of F&M Enterprises, Inc., and Stratus Tool Technologies, LLC, Oil Filter Adapters 2021-01-14
2017-18R2 Airbus Helicopters AS 350 / EC 130 Helicopters - Installation of Crash Resistant Fuel System 2021-01-14
AIR-21-01 Textron Aviation (McCauley Propeller Systems) - Alternative Method of Compliance to FAA AD 2020-19-06 2021-01-06
SAFO20016 Saircorp / Flight Boss Ltd. (Saircorp) Consoles 2021-01-04
AIR-20-19 Boeing 777 and 787 Aeroplanes - Flight Management Computing Software System 2020-12-08
2020-20 Automatic Deployable Emergency Locator Transmitters / Crash Position Indicators 2020-12-01
2020-19 Missing or Outdated Procedures in Flight Management System Navigational Databases for the Western Part of Russian Airspace – Effective on 03 December 2020 2020-11-27
AIR-20-18 Boeing 747-400 and 747-8 Aeroplanes - Flight Management Computing Software System 2020-11-17
AIR-20-15 Boeing 787 Airplanes - Navigation Localizer System 2020-11-04
2018-10R1 Super Absorbent Polymers Contamination of Jet Fuel 2020-10-28
2020-18 Nickel-Cadmium Batteries - Risk of Capacity Reduction during Aircraft Parking and Storage 2020-10-14
2017-01R1 Safety Precautions regarding the Transport by Air of Damaged, Defective or Recalled Lithium Batteries 2020-09-29
2020-17 Higher Code Letter Operations 2020-09-25
HQ-18-09R1 Aircraft Structures – Alodine Coating 2020-09-01
2015-16R3 Simferopol Flight Information Region 2020-08-31
2020-16 Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) 206 Series Aeroplanes - Emergency Egress Difficulty 2020-08-13
2020-14 Pitot-Static Issues After Storage due to the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020-08-05
2020-15 General Electric Aviation Integrated Standby Instruments - Notification of Unapproved Parts 2020-08-05
SAFO20013 Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Single Engine Aeroplanes - Right-Hand Control Wheel Removal for Skydiving Operations 2020-07-29
2020-13 Provision of Groundhandling Services at Aerodromes 2020-07-28
2020-07R1 Preparation of Aerodromes to Resume Operations 2020-07-17
2018-09 Non Recognition of Aeroplanes by Advanced Visual Docking Systems at Aerodromes 2018-05-16
2018-08 In-Flight Fuel Management — Phraseology for Fuel-Related Messages between Pilots and Air Traffic Control 2018-05-08
2018-07 Blood Alcohol Concentration Limits for General Aviation Pilots 2018-04-12
2018-06 Incorrect Airport Surface Approaches and Landings 2018-02-19
2018-05 Penny & Giles Aerospace Limited - Multi-Purpose Flight Recorders 2018-02-08
SAFO18001 Textron (Beech) King Air 90-Series Airplanes - Boost Pump Failure and CROSSFEED 2018-02-08
2018-04 Environmentally Assisted Cracking in certain Aluminium Alloys 2018-02-02
2018-03 Carriage and use of Automatic External Defibrillators 2018-01-30
2017-17R1 Kobe Steel Ltd Material – Falsified Inspection Data 2018-01-24
2018-02 Runway Surface Condition Reporting 2018-01-18
2018-01 Information on Materials Used for Runway and Taxiway De/Anti-Icing 2018-01-09
BEA-2017-03 Embraer EMB-135 and EMB-145 Aeroplanes - Electrical wiring terminations 2017-12-22
SAFO17013 Rockwell Collins Flight Management Systems Pro Line 4 and Pro Line 21 Navigation Databases 2017-12-20
2017-04R1 Safety Precautions Regarding the Transport by Air of Portable Electronic Devices containing Lithium Batteries carried 2017-12-19
NE-17-26 Avidyne TAS600A, TAS600, and 9900BX Traffic Advisory System (TAS) - Misleading Intruder Aircraft Vertical Trend 2017-12-18
2017-21 Aircraft Industries L 410UVP-E20 aeroplanes - Check of the Engine and Propeller Control System 2017-12-15
2017-20 Slow Rotation Take-off 2017-11-27
2017-19 Textron Aviation (Cessna- and Reims-manufactured) single-engine Aeroplanes - Pilot and Co-Pilot Seat Secondary Stop – Modification 2017-11-27
2017-18 Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3 helicopters equipped with Arriel 2D Engine: Installation of Crash Resistant Fuel System 2017-10-27
2017-17 Kobe Steel Ltd. Material – Falsified Inspection Data 2017-10-17
2017-16 Airbus A330 and A340 Aeroplanes - Maintenance of Emergency Evacuation Systems 2017-10-09
2017-03 Helicopter Stabilised Hover Checks Before Departure 2017-03-06
2017-02 MD Helicopters 369, 500N, 600N Main Rotor Blade Abrasion Strips 2017-02-28
2016-20R1 ATR Flight Controls – Crew Resource Management – Avoiding Dual and Opposite Flight Control Inputs 2017-02-21
2017-01 Safety Precautions regarding the Transport by Air of Damaged, Defective or Recalled Lithium Batteries 2017-02-09
2014-32R1 Alleged Examination Fraud at Part-147 Maintenance Training Organisation, Hellenic Aviation Training Academy 2017-01-11
2016-19R1 Honeywell Mode S Transponders: Enhanced Surveillance Parameters not provided to Mode S Ground Stations 2017-01-09
2016-21 Airbus Helicopters SA365/AS365 and EC155 - Main Gearbox (MGB) – Visual Check on the MGB and the Flared Housing 2016-12-23
2014-33R1 Airborne Collision Avoidance System II – Spurious Resolution Advisories 2017-06-06
2017-08 Access for Rescue and Fire Fighting Services at Aerodromes 2017-06-02
2016-16R1 AMSAFE Restraint Systems – Jammed Cockpit Seat Belt Buckles 2017-05-24
2017-07 Hoist – Inspection of the Cable Retention Setscrews 2017-05-23
2017-06 Pilatus PC-12 Aeroplanes – Torque Transducer Oil Pressure Pipe P-Clamp Installation 2017-05-15
2017-05 Airbus A330 and A340 Aeroplanes - Main Wheel Hub – Improved Maintenance Instructions 2017-05-02
2017-04 Safety Precautions Regarding the Transport by air by passengers of Portable Electronic Devices containing Lithium Batteries 2017-04-05
2017-15 Carriage of Passengers on Helicopters 2017-09-15
2017-14 Terrain Awareness Warning Systems 2017-09-06
2017-13 Suspected Unapproved Parts 2017-08-24
2017-12 Fokker F28 Mark 0100 Aeroplanes – Interference between Passenger Service Units and Overwing Emergency Exit Doors – Installation Check 2017-08-02
2017-11 Global Aircraft De-icing Standards 2017-07-14
2016-01R1 Improved Oil Filler Door Latches on IAE V2500 Engines 2017-06-23
2017-10 En-route Wake Turbulence Encounters 2017-06-22
2017-09 Lack of Monitoring of DU-875, DU-885 and DU-885AF Displays 2017-06-22
2018-18 Use of Restraint Systems and Pilot Back Protection during Parachute Operations 2018-09-28
2018-04R1 Environmentally Assisted Cracking in certain Aluminium Alloys 2018-09-13
NE-18-27 Continental Motors Inc. (incl. RR Continental) Engines - Rocker Shaft Boss Inspection 2018-09-12
2018-16 Use of Restraint Systems in Helicopter Operations 2018-09-07
2018-15 Use of Water Surfaces as Helicopter Safe Forced Landing Areas 2018-09-07
2018-14 Use of Quarter-Turn Ball Valves on Liquid Gas Cylinders in Balloon Operations 2018-09-06
2018-13 Airbus Helicopters with Single Hydraulic Power System – Hydraulic Emergency Procedure and Hydraulic Failure Training 2018-09-04
CE-18-25 Piper PA-28-140 Aeroplanes - Throttle Control Arm Clearance 2018-09-04
CE-18-24 Textron Aviation Beechjet 400, 400A, 400T & MU-300-10 Aeroplanes - Flap Cable Inspection 2018-08-29
CE-18-23 Textron Aviation (Cessna) 170, 172, 175, 180, 182 and 185 series Aeroplanes - Installation of F. Atlee Dodge Aircraft Services LLC. Folding Jump Seats 2018-07-30
2018-12 Post de-icing/anti-icing checks 2018-07-27
2018-11 Engine Fire Extinguishing - Wire Chafing in Pylon 2018-07-24
2018-10 Super Absorbant Polymers (SAP) Contamination of Jet Fuel 2018-07-19
2016-18R1 Dynamic Rollout during Hoisting and/or External Sling Load Operations 2018-07-18
CE-18-20 American Champion Aircraft Corporation 7 and 8 Series Aeroplanes - Electrical Power 2018-07-17
CE-18-22 Textron Aviation (formerly Beechcraft) A36TC, B36TC, S35, V35, V35A, and V35B aeroplanes - Alternative Method of Compliance to FAA AD 2018-06-11 2018-07-16
NM-18-18 Boeing 737 Aeroplanes - Equipment/Furnishings – First Observer’s Seat Cup Holder 2018-07-13
SW-18-19 Aspen EFD1000 Primary Flight Display - Navigation, Attitude, and Direction Data System 2018-07-10
SW-18-12 Century Flight Systems Inc. Horizontal Situation Indicators (HSI) – Navigation – Intergrated Flight System 2018-07-03
NE-18-16 Continental Motors, Inc. – Powerplant Alternator Drive Coupling 2018-06-22
2018-20 HELICOPTERES GUIMBAL Cabri G2 Helicopters – Main Rotor Mast, Tail Boom Fittings and Transmission Shaft – Corrosion Protection Improvement 2018-12-20
2018-18R1 Use of Restraint Systems and Pilot Back Protection during Parachute Operations 2018-12-11
CE-18-32 Textron Aviation Model 208B Aeroplanes – Engine Oil System (Airframe Furnished) – Flapper Check Valve Failure 2018-12-03
SW-18-31 Aspen Avionics, Inc. – Display Systems installed by Supplementary Type Certificate No. SA10822SC 2018-11-27
2018-17R1 Liquid Penetrant Inspection / Use of Visible Dye Penetrant 2018-11-05
2017-13-R1 Suspected Unapproved Parts 2018-10-24
SAFO18012 Weight and Balance Calculations 2018-10-18
2018-19 FlySmart + Applications for iPad – Change of Runway Entry Not Taken Into Account in Take-Off Computation 2018-10-17
SAFO19002 McCauley Constant Speed Propellers - Improper Overhaul and Repair by Sensenich Propeller Services, Inc., North Windham, Connecticut 2019-05-23
2019-08 Safran Aerosystems Flight Crew Oxygen Masks – Clogging of Ceramic Valves 2019-05-15
2017-18R1 Airbus Helicopters AS 350 / EC 130 Helicopters - Installation of Crash Resistant Fuel System 2019-05-15
BEA-2017-02 Embraer EMB-135, EMB-145, ERJ-170 and ERJ-190 Aeroplanes - Software ePerfManager or other not certified software 2019-05-08
BEA-2019-02 Embraer EMB-135 and EMB-145 Aeroplanes - Electrical Wiring Terminations 2019-05-08
NE-19-08 Lycoming Engines - Parallel Valve Cylinders and Head Assemblies 2019-05-06
2019-07 Sailplane Rigging – Procedures, Inspections and Training 2019-04-30
2019-06 WITHDRAWN - REPLACED BY EASA AD 2019-0087-E 2019-04-09
2019-05 Rockwell Collins GPS Receiver GPS-4000S - Reduced Availability of Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance Procedures 2019-03-13
2019-04 Avoiding Obstacles Lighted with Light-Emitting Diode Obstacle Lights whilst Operating with Night Vision Goggles 2019-02-28
2019-03 Leonardo AW169 Helicopters - Main Rotor Damper Link – Inspection / Degradation Monitoring 2019-02-27
CE-19-04 Collins Aerospace - Crew Oxygen System - Full Face Mask / Smoke Goggle Visibility 2019-02-27
NE-19-03 Air Cruisers Company / Zodiac Aero Evacuation Systems - Escape Slides - Maintenance Tasks and Intervals 2019-02-27
NE-19-02 Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Engines - Low-Pressure Turbine Uncontainment 2019-02-20
2019-01R1 GPS Week Rollover 2019-02-19
CE-19-01 Textron Aviation (Cessna) 172, (T)182 and (T)206 Aeroplanes - Engine Oil Pressure Switch 2019-02-14
2019-02 Explosive Door Openings on Parked Aeroplanes 2019-02-12
NM-18-33 Boeing 717, 737, 747, 757, 767, 787, MD-11 and MD-90 Aeroplanes - Fuel Control Switch Locking 2019-01-11

SAFO20012

Continuation of Air Carrier and Other Operations in Terminal Airspace when an Air Traffic Control Facility with Responsibility for That Controlled Airspace Closes Unexpectedly

2020-07-10

SAFO20011

Operations in Oceanic Airspace during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

2020-07-06

2020-12

NOTAM Format on COVID-19 Measures

2020-06-30

2020-02R5

Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic — Operational recommendations

2020-06-30

2020-11

AIRBUS HELICOPTERS AS 350 and AS 355 Helicopters - Helicopter Rescue Hoist Cable Failure

2020-06-17

NM-20-11

BOEING 777 Airplanes - Autopilot System - Uncommanded Autothrottle Advancement

2020-06-16

AIR-20-10

FAA AD 2020-03-16 Alternative Methods of Compliance and FAQ

2020-06-03

2020-10

CEAPR DR 400 Aeroplanes - Defective Warning Lights Panel

2020-05-29

2020-09

CEAPR DR 400 Aeroplanes - Defective Seat Belt Attachment Rivet Assembly

2020-05-29

CE-20-09

M7 Aerospace SA227 Aeroplanes - Nacelle Keelson Webs and Surrounding Structural Areas - Inspection

2020-05-18

CE-20-10

Textron Aviation Inc. Hawker 750, 800, 800XP, 850XP and 900XP Airplanes - Air Distribution System - Loss of Cabin Pressure

2020-05-12

2020-08

[Correction] DECOMATIC Titanium Bolts

2020-05-08

SAFO20007

AmSafe, Inc. Airbag System’s Electronic Module Assembly - Damage or Loose Installation

2020-05-07

NE-20-11

Hamilton Sundstrand Corp. 568F Propeller Blades – Inspection Under the Compression Wrap

2020-05-04

2020-07

Preparation of Aerodromes to Resume Operations

2020-05-04

NE-20-09

Pratt & Whitney PW1500G Engines - Turbine Engine Compressor Section

2020-05-04

NM-20-07

Boeing 747, 757, 767, 777, 787 Aeroplanes - Navigation - Glideslope System

2020-04-20

BEA-2020-02

Yabora Industria Aeronautica ERJ-170 & ERJ-190 Aeroplanes - Operation in weather conditions with high concentration of ice crystals

2020-04-15

NM-20-06

Boeing 787 Aeroplanes - Electrical Power System - Lug Terminal Tracks

2020-04-14

SAFO20006

Boeing 787 Aeroplanes - Vacuum-Type Fall-Arrest Protection Systems and Paint Peeling Issues

2020-04-14

NE-20-05

Continental Aerospace Technologies 470, 520 and 550 Engines - Camshaft Gear Tooth Fracture

2020-04-07

2020-06

Use of DuPont Kathon FP 1.5 Biocide

2020-03-20

2020-05

Aircraft Maintenance Programme under Part-ML

2020-03-19

2020-04

Lithium Batteries used in Emergency Locator Transmitters

2020-03-16

NM-20-02

Boeing 737-8 and 737-9 Aeroplanes - Fire Protection

2020-03-12

SW-20-01

Robinson R44 and R66 Helicopters - Electrical Power System - Battery Electrolyte Leakage

2020-03-11

2020-03

Data Link Exemptions and Flight Plans

2020-02-03

2020-01

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Risk in Small Aeroplanes and Helicopters

2020-01-27

2019-15R1

Flight Recorders on Small Rotorcraft

2020-01-27

2013-11R1

ACAS II – Manoeuvres Based on Visual Acquisition of Traffic

2020-01-20

2019-16R1

umlaut engineering GmbH - Hand-operated Fire Extinguishers – Removal from Service

2019-12-20

CE-19-21

Air Tractor, Inc., Models AT-602, AT-802, and AT-802A Airplanes - Flap Motor Mounting Studs

2019-12-12

CE-19-20

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation G-1159A (G-III), G-IV, GIV-X, GV, GV-SP, and GVI Aeroplanes - Flight Compartment Windows

2019-12-10

CE-19-19

Rockwell Collins TDR-94 and TDR-94D ATC/Mode S Transponders - Update of the Transponder System

2019-12-10

NE-19-16

Avidyne SkyTrax6XXA Software - Traffic Advisory System - Failure to Display Traffic

2019-12-09

2019-18

CFM International CFM 56-7B Engines - Fan blades – Life Limitation

2019-12-04

2019-17

Possible Improper Maintenance by Xtra Aerospace, LLC

2019-12-02

2019-14R1

Aircraft Fuel System Ice Inhibitors

2019-11-13

2019-13

Controller Pilot Data Link Communications over Very High Frequency Data Link Mode 2 – Airborne Multi-Frequency Capability

2019-10-11

CE-19-09

Mitsubishi MU-2B aeroplanes - Wing Spacer Plates Inspection

2019-10-07

2019-12

Cable Terminals used on Small Aeroplanes with a Mechanical Flight Control Cable System

2019-09-24

2019-09R1

Emergency Locator Transmitters and Personal Locator Beacon - Annual Testing

2019-09-11

2019-11

SAAB SF340A and SAAB 340B Aeroplanes - Fuel Tank Conduits Wiring Protection – Heat Shrinkable Tubes

2019-08-28

2019-10

Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3 and EC 130 T2 Helicopters - Power Turbine Over-Speed Protection on ARRIEL 2D Engines

2019-08-22

CE-19-14

Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion Flight Management Systems

2019-07-04

CE-19-11

Eastern Marine Aero Worldwide Infant Life Vests - Protective Plugs

2019-06-18

CE-19-10

Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 and Pro Line 21 Flight Management Systems

2019-06-12