FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB)

A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) SAIB 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). www.faa.gov/aircraft/safety/alerts/SAIB/

SAIB number Make/Company Subject Issue Date

AIR-21-08

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Operation with Contaminated Jet Fuel

2021-04-20

AIR-21-07

Piper Aircraft, Inc.

WING SPAR, Verification of Correct Washers used with Wing Spar Attach Bolts

2021-03-30

AIR-21-05R1

Cirrus Design Corporation

Engine Exhaust; Inlet check valves on turbochargers used in the Tornado Alley Turbo, Inc. turbonormalizing systems

2021-03-29

NM-18-32R1

Bombardier Inc.

Electrical Power – Direct Current Power Center

2021-03-22

AIR-21-04

Embraer S.A.

HYDRAULIC POWER SYSTEM

2021-02-11

AIR-21-03

Robinson Helicopter Company

Electrical Power System; Ameri-King RFI DC Filter Smoke/Fire

2021-01-28

AIR-21-02 Pilatus Aircraft ATA 25 – Equipment and Furnishings – Pilatus PC-9 Ejection Seats – Harley-Type Buckle Assemblies on Seat Harness - Inspection 2021-01-06
AIR-21-01 McCauley Propeller Systems Alternative Method of Compliance to Airworthiness Directive 2020-19-06 2021-01-04
AIR-20-18 Boeing Company, The Flight Management Computing Software System 2020-11-16
AIR-20-19 Boeing Company, The Flight Management Computing Software System 2020-11-16
NM-20-17 Transport Category Airplanes Aircraft Interior Disinfection 2020-11-04
AIR-20-17 Yaborã Indústria Aeronáutica S.A. Air Conditioning – Cabin Pressure Control System 2020-11-03
HQ-18-17R1 Fuel Engine Fuel and Control – Filter Monitor Media Migration 2020-10-09
AIR-20-15 Boeing Company, The Navigation Localizer System 2020-09-24
AIR-20-14 Pilatus Aircraft  Time limits/Maintenance Checks – Pilatus PC-9 Airworthiness Limitation Section - Amendment 2020-09-01
HQ-18-09R1 Henkel Aircraft Structures – Alodine Coating 2020-08-31
CE-20-08R1 Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG ATA 53 Fuselage – Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG P3 models -Fuselage to Horizontal Tail Fittings – Identification, Repetitive Inspections 2020-08-10

SW-19-29R1

Arrow Falcon Exporters, Inc
AST, Inc
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc
California Department of Forestry
Hagglund Helicopters, LLC
International Helicopters, Inc.
JJASPP Engineering Services LLC
JTBAM, INC
Northwest Rotorcraft, LLC
Red Tail Flying Services LLC
Richards Heavylift Helo, Inc.
Robinson Air Crane, Inc
Rotorcraft Development Corporation
San Joaquin Helicopters
Smith Helicopters
Southwest Florida Aviation International
Tamarack Helicopters, Inc
West Coast Fabrications

Rotorcraft Tail Boom, Attach Structure Failure

2019-02-19

SW-19-06

Goodrich

Cargo Compartments

2019-05-02

SW-19-05

Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited

Tail Rotor Drive System, Spline Damage

2019-04-04

SW-18-31

Aermacchi S.p.A.
Aeronautica Macchi S.p.A.
Aerostar Aircraft Corporation
Alexandria Aircraft, LLC
American Champion Aircraft Corp.
APEX Aircraft
Aspen Avionics, Inc.
Boeing Company, The
Cirrus Design Corporation
Commander Aircraft Corporation
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Stinson Division
Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc
Discovery Aviation, Inc.
Dynac Aerospace Corporation
EADS-PZL Warszawa-Okecie S.A.
Extra Flugzeugproduktions- und Vertriebs- GmbH
Frakes Aviation
FS 2003 Corp.
GROB Aircraft AG
Helio Aircraft LLC
Interceptor Aircraft Inc
King's Engineering Fellowship, The
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Maule Aerospace Technology, Inc.
Mooney Aircraft Corporation
Mooney International Corporation
Pacific Aerospace Limited
Pilatus Aircraft Limited
Piper Aircraft, Inc.
Polskie Zaklady Lotnieze Spolka zo.o
Revo, Incorporated
Rust, Robert E.
Sierra Hotel Aero, Inc.
Slingsby Aviation Ltd.
SOCATA
Spartan Aircraft Company
Swift Museum Foundation, Inc.
Symphony Aircraft Industries Inc
Textron Aviation Inc.
Topcub Aircraft, Inc
True Flight Holdings LLC
Twin Commander Aircraft LLC
Univair Aircraft Corporation
Viking Air Limited
Vulcanair S.p.A.
W.Z.D. Enterprises Inc.
Waco Aircraft Company, The
WSK PZL Mielec and OBR SK Mielec
Zenair Ltd.
Zlin Aircraft a.s.

NAVIGATION, ALTITUDE, AND DIRECTION DATA SYSTEM

2018-11-21

SW-18-29

Arrow Falcon Exporters, Inc.
AST, Inc
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
California Department of Forestry
Global Helicopter Technology, Inc.
Hagglund Helicopters, LLC
International Helicopters, Inc.
JJASPP Engineering Services LLC
JTBAM, INC.
Northwest Rotorcraft, LLC
Red Tail Flying Services LLC
Richards Heavylift Helo, Inc.
Robinson Air Crane, Inc.
Rotorcraft Development Corporation
Smith Helicopters
Southwest Florida Aviation International
Tamarack Helicopters, Inc.
West Coast Fabrications

Rotorcraft Tail Boom, Attach Structure Failure

2018-10-01

SW-18-19

Aspen

NAVIGATION, ATTITUDE, AND DIRECTION DATA SYSTEM

2018-07-09

SW-18-15

Rotorcraft

External Load Devices for Human External Cargo

2018-05-30

SW-18-13

Agusta S.p.A.

Main Transmission Plate Fitting

2018-04-30

SW-18-12

Century Flight Systems Inc.

Navigation – Integrated Flight System

2018-03-27

SW-18-04

Airbus Helicopters
Deutschland GmbH

Engine Oil Drainage System

2017-11-16

SW-18-02

Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited

Loss of Hardware – Tail Rotor Drive Shaft Couplings

2017-11-02

SW-17-31R1

Rotorcraft

Fuel System

2018-12-03

SW-17-31

Rotorcraft

Fuel System

2017-10-13

SW-17-30

Rotorcraft

Inlet Barrier Filter System

2017-10-13

SW-17-29

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Landing Gear Dampers Inspection

2017-10-10

SW-17-28

Boeing Airplane Company, Wichita Division

Fuel Quantity Indicator

2017-10-10

SW-17-23R1

Airbus Helicopters

Fuel System

2018-03-02

SW-17-23

Airbus Helicopters

Fuel System

2017-08-24

NM-18-33

Boeing Company, The

Engine Fuel and Control

2018-12-17

NM-18-32

Bombardier Inc.

Electrical Power – Direct Current Power Center

2018-12-03

NM-18-18

Boeing Company, The

Equipment/Furnishings – First Observer’s Seat Cup Holder

2018-07-02

NM-17-24

HAECO Cabin Solutions

Equipment/Furnishings

2017-08-25

NM-17-20

Airbus

Equipment/Furnishings

2017-07-19

NM-17-17

Boeing Company, The

Oxygen System

2017-06-19

NM-17-15

Boeing Company, The

Equipment/Furnishings – Inflatable Airbag Assembly

2017-06-06

NM-17-10

Textron Aviation Inc. - Boeing Company, The

Maintenance Practices

2017-04-13

NM-17-09

Textron Aviation Inc. - Boeing Company, The

Flight Control System

2017-03-09

NM-17-07

Aircraft

Equipment/Furnishings

2017-01-26

NM-17-06

Boeing Company, The

Fuselage: Chem-Mill Skin Panels

2017-01-04

NE-19-08

Lycoming Engines

Reciprocating Engine Cylinder Section - Lycoming Engines Parallel Valve Cylinders

2019-05-02

NE-19-03

Air Cruisers Company
Airbus
Airbus SAS
BAE Systems (Operations) Limited
Boeing Company, The
Bombardier Inc.
C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP)
Fokker Services B.V.
Ilyushin Aviation Complex
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Zodiac Aero Evacuation Systems

Escape Slide Maintenance Tasks and Intervals - JASC 2565

2019-02-19

NE-19-02

Pratt & Whitney Division

Turbine Engine Compressor Section -- Low-pressure turbine uncontainment

2019-02-19

NE-18-27

Continental Motors Continental Motors Inc

POWERPLANT – Rocker Shaft Boss Inspection

2018-09-10

NE-18-16

Continental Motors Continental Motors Inc

POWERPLANT – Alternator Drive Coupling

2018-06-20

NE-18-01

Esterline Belgium

Navigation - Integrated Flight Director System – Esterline DU-875, DU-885 and DU-885AF Displays

2017-10-24

NE-17-27

Wencor

Engine Fuel and Control, Engine Fuel Filter

2017-09-29

NE-17-26

Avidyne

NAVIGATION - Traffic Advisory System - Misleading Intruder Aircraft Vertical Trend

2017-09-25

NE-17-11

Textron Aviation Inc.- Continental Motors Inc.

Powerplant – Engine damage as a result of kickback

2017-05-10

HQ-18-30R1

Jet Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Jet Fuel Aromatic Hydrocarbon Limits

2018-11-29

HQ-18-30

Jet Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Jet Fuel Aromatic Hydrocarbon Limits

2018-11-14

HQ-18-28

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Operation with Contaminated Jet Fuel

2018-09-13

HQ-18-17

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Filter Monitor Media Migration

2018-06-22

HQ-18-09

Henkel

Aircraft Structures – Alodine Coating

2018-02-05

HQ-18-08R1

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Operation with Contaminated Jet Fuel

2017-12-26

HQ-18-08

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Operation with Contaminated Jet Fuel

2017-12-20

HQ-16-14R1

Airworthiness Limitation Section (ALS) Service

Replacement Times and Inspections

2018-09-13

CE-19-07

Schroth Safety Products

Equipment/Furnishings: Seat Belt Buckle Failure on Schroth Safety Products Rotary Buckles Restraint Systems

2019-05-02

CE-19-04

Collins Aerospace

Crew Oxygen System: Full Face Mask/Smoke Goggle Visibility

2019-02-25

CE-19-01

Textron Aviation Inc.

Engine Oil and Airplane Hour Meter; Pressure Switch Failure

2019-02-12

CE-18-32

Textron Aviation Inc.

Engine Oil System (Airframe Furnished):Flapper Check Valve Failure

2018-11-28

CE-18-26R1

Liquid penetrant inspection methods

Liquid Penetrant Inspection; Using Visible Dye Penetrant

2018-10-30

CE-18-26

Liquid penetrant inspection methods

Liquid Penetrant Inspection; Using Visible Dye Penetrant

2018-09-04

CE-18-25

Piper Aircraft, Inc.

Powerplant; Air Intake

2018-08-30

CE-18-24

Textron Aviation Inc.

Flap Cable Inspection

2018-08-27

CE-18-23

Textron Aviation Inc.

Passenger Compartment Equipment - Installation of F. Atlee Dodge Aircraft Services LLC. Folding Jump Seats

2018-07-19

CE-18-22

Textron Aviation Inc

Alternative Method of Compliance to Airworthiness Directive 2018-06-11

2018-07-13

CE-18-21

Turbochargers

Exhaust Turbochargers; Announce the availability of the “Best Practices Guide for Maintaining Exhaust System Turbocharger to Tailpipe V-band Couplings/Clamps”s

2018-07-13

CE-18-20

American Champion Aircraft Corp.

Electrical Power

2018-07-12

CE-18-14

Helio Aircraft LLC

Main Landing Gear: Improved inspection at Drag Brace Location

2018-05-09

CE-18-11

M7 Aerospace LLC

Flight Controls, Elevator Control System

2018-02-09

CE-18-10

Boeing Company, The

Fuel System - Selector Valve Placard

2018-02-09

CE-18-07

Aircraft

Exhaust Turbocharger; V-band Couplings Used in Exhaust Systems on Turbocharged Reciprocating Engine Powered Aircraft

2017-12-14

CE-18-06

Air Tractor, Inc.

Flight Controls, Rudder Control System

2017-12-01

CE-18-05

Kidde

Fire Bottle, Portable

2017-11-21

CE-18-03

Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam srl

TIME LIMITS/MAINTENANCE CHECKS - Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam P2006T Wrong Rudder Trim Actuator Part Number

2017-11-15

CE-17-25

Cessna Aircraft Company
Textron Aviation Inc.

Elevator Torque Tube – Inspections for cracks and corrosion in elevator torque tubes

2017-08-25

CE-17-22

Air Tractor, Inc.

Flight Controls, Aileron Control System

2017-08-21

CE-17-21

de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., The Moth Aircraft Corporation
Robertson, Cliff c/o Gadbois Business Management
Williams, Harry E.

Wing and Aileron; De Havilland DH60, DH82A, and DH83 Wing Spars Produced by the Croydon Aircraft Company of New Zealand

2017-08-18

CE-17-19

Cabin altitude encoder

Cabin Altitude Encoder – Installation Evaluation

2017-06-22

CE-17-18

Aviat Aircraft Inc

Engine Exhaust System, Muffler Cracking

2017-06-20

CE-17-16

Cessna Aircraft Company
Textron Aviation Inc.

Main Landing Gear – Actuator Inspection

2017-06-09

CE-17-14

JGS Properties, LLC

Main Landing Gear: Lower Leg Internal Corrosion

2017-06-05

CE-17-13

Luscombe Aircraft Corporation - Pilatus Aircraft Limited

Engine Oil Pressure; Torque Transducer Oil Pressure Pipe P-Clamp Installation

2017-05-19

CE-17-12

Luscombe Aircraft Corporation - Cessna Aircraft Company

Horizontal Stabilizer – Elevator Attach Points

2017-05-11

CE-17-08

Piper Aircraft, Inc.

Main Landing Gear – Drag Link Bolt

2017-02-21

CE-17-05

Piper Aircraft, Inc.

Electrical Power/Electrical Power System Wiring

2016-12-16

CE-17-04

M7 Aerospace LLC

Landing Gear, Main Landing Gear

2016-12-16

CE-17-03

Air Tractor, Inc.

Flight Controls, Rudder Control System

2016-12-16

CE-17-02

Piper Aircraft, Inc.

Cabin Altitude Encoder – Alternative Method of Compliance (AMOC) to Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2015-13-09; Terminating Action

2016-12-13

HQ-18-08R2

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Operation with Contaminated Jet Fuel

2019-06-10

CE-19-10

Rockwell Collins

Navigation: Flight Management Computing Software

2019-06-10

CE-19-09

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Wing Miscellaneous Structure

2019-06-10

CE-19-11

Eastern Marine Aero Worldwide Life Vests

LIFE JACKET - Infant Life Vests

2019-06-17

CE-19-12

ACR Electronics, Inc. Emergency locator transmitters

Equipment/Furnishings: Emergency Locator Beacon, G-Switch Failures

2019-06-18

CE-19-14

Rockwell Collins

Navigation: Flight Management Computing Software

2019-07-02

CE-19-13

Small Airplanes

Flight Controls; Cable Terminals Used on 14 CFR Part 23 and CAR Part 3 Airplanes with Mechanical Flight Control Cables

2019-07-02

SW-17-23R2

Airbus Helicopters

Fuel System

2019-07-15

SW-19-15

Rotorcraft

Crash Resistant Seats and Structure

2019-08-14

NE-19-16

Avidyne

Traffic Advisory System: Failure to Display Traffic

2019-10-30

SW-19-18

Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited

Fuselage Cracks

2019-12-05

SW-17-31R2

Rotorcraft

Fuel System

2019-12-05

NM-19-17

Embraer S.A.

Ice and Rain Protection: Electrical Wiring Terminations at Pitot and TAT Relays

2019-12-05

CE-19-20

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Flight Compartment Windows

2019-12-05

CE-19-19

Rockwell Collins

Navigation: Transponder System

2019-12-05

CE-19-21

Air Tractor, Inc.

Flap Motor Mounting Studs

2019-12-09

HQ-18-30R2

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control – Jet Fuel Aromatic Hydrocarbon Limits

2020-02-04

SW-20-01

Robinson Helicopter Company

Electrical Power System - Battery Electrolyte Leakage

2020-03-06

NM-20-02

Boeing Company, The

Fire Protection

2020-03-11

NM-20-03

Bombardier Inc.

Landing Gear: Brake Control Valve

2020-03-18

NE-20-04

Fuel

Engine Fuel – Jet Fuel Biocide Additive

2020-03-25

NE-20-05

Continental Motors Continental Motors Inc

POWERPLANT – Engine Camshaft Gear Tooth Fracture

2020-04-06

NM-20-06

Boeing Company, The

Electrical Power System: Lug Terminal Tracks

2020-04-13

NM-20-07

Boeing Company, The

Navigation - Glideslope System

2020-04-16

CE-20-08

Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG

ATA 53 Fuselage – Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG P3 models -Fuselage to Horizontal Tail Fittings – Identification, Repetitive Inspections

2020-04-21

NE-20-11

Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

568F Propeller Blades – Inspection Under the Compression Wrap

2020-04-30

NE-20-09

Pratt & Whitney

TURBINE ENGINE COMPRESSOR SECTION

2020-04-30

CE-20-10

Textron Aviation Inc.

Air Distribution System: Loss of Cabin Pressure

2020-04-30

CE-20-09

M7 Aerospace LLC

Nacelle/Pylon, Frame/Spar/Rib

2020-05-13

AIR-20-10

Textron Aviation Inc.

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

2020-05-29

NM-20-11

Boeing Company, The

Autopilot System

2020-06-11

NM-20-12

Yaborã Indústria Aeronáutica S.A.

Powerplant System – Operating in Icing Conditions

2020-06-18

AIR-20-11

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Attitude and Direction Data System, Incorrect AHRS Yaw Rate Output

2020-06-22

NE-11-56R4

Fuel

Engine Fuel and Control - Semi-Synthetic Jet Fuel

2020-06-26