Kelowna Flightcraft - Service Difficulty Advisory

AV 2009-06
8 December 2009

Convair 340/440 (580) model aircraft Fuel Crossfeed and Transfer

The purpose of this Advisory is to inform Owners, Flight Crew and Maintainers regarding safety concerns with certain fuel system configurations for the Kelowna Flightcraft - Convair 340/440 (580) model aircraft.

The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued report AAR-06/03 regarding an accident involving a Convair 580 near Covington Kentucky, 13 August 2004

For Director, National Aircraft Certification

Derek Ferguson
Chief, Continuing Airworthiness