Suspected Unapproved Parts from a Bell Helicopter Textron Model 206B, Aircraft Registration N536T, Serial Number 3195 - Civil Aviation Safety Alert (CASA) No. 2023-04


Owners, operators, maintainers and distributors

File Classification No.: Z 5000-35
RDIMS No.: 19807735
Document No.: CASA 2023-04
Issue No.: 01
Effective Date: 2023-09-29


The purpose of this CASA is to inform aircraft owners, operators, maintainers and distributors of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) 23007.


On September 12, 2023, the FAA has published SAFO 23007 to alert aircraft owners, operators, air agencies, parts suppliers and maintenance technicians of suspected unapproved parts represented as being removed from civil aircraft Bell Helicopter Textron Model 206B, registration N536T, serial number 3195, which are actually from a foreign aircraft of unknown origin.

Recommended action

Aircraft owners, operators, maintainers and distributors are encouraged to accomplish a thorough review of their aircraft, aircraft records, and parts inventories for any article traceable to Bell Helicopter Textron Model 206B, registration N536T, serial number 3195.

Any affected articles identified should be quarantined to prevent installation until eligibility for installation can be determined.

The SAFO can be found at the provided link below:

Contact office:

For more information concerning this issue, contact a Transport Canada Centre; or contact Jeff Phipps, Chief Operational Airworthiness, Standards Branch in Ottawa, by email at

Original signed by

Stacey Mason


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