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Airworthiness Directives; General Electric Company (GE) CF34 Series Turbofan Engines; Correction

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Final rule; correction.


This document makes a correction to Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2000-03-03 that is applicable to certain General Electric Company CF34 series turbofan engines that was published in the Federal Register on February 7, 2000 (65 FR 5759). Two subpart names and two mandatory inspections were inadvertently omitted from the Mandatory Inspection Requirements of Table 804. This document corrects this Table by adding the subparts and inspections.


March 23, 2000.

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Kevin Donovan, Aerospace Engineer, Engine Certification Office, FAA, Engine and Propeller Directorate, 12 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803-5299; telephone (781) 238-7743, fax (781) 238-7199.

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A final rule airworthiness directive applicable to General Electric Company CF34 series turbofan engines, was published in the Federal Register on February 7, 2000 (65 FR 5759). In the compliance section, an omission was made in Table 804 of the Mandatory Inspection Requirements. This correction adds necessary subpart names and inspections to the mandatory inspection requirements:

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1. On page 5760, in AD 2000-03-03, table 804 is corrected to read as follows:

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Table 804.—Mandatory Inspection Requirements

Part name/part No.Chapter/section subjectMandatory inspection
Fan Disk (all)72-21-00, INSPECTIONAll Areas (FPI) 1 Bores (ECI) 2
Stage 1 HPT Rotor Disk (all)72-46-00, INSPECTIONAll Areas (FPI) 1 Bores (ECI) 2 Boltholes (ECI) 2 Air Holes (ECI) 2
Stage 2 HPT Rotor Disk (all)72-46-00, INSPECTIONAll Areas (FPI) 1 Bores (ECI) 2
(a) Boltless Rim ConfigurationBoltholes (FPI) 1 Air Holes (FPI) 1
(b) Bolted Rim ConfigurationBoltholes (ECI) 2 Air Holes (ECI) 2
HPT Rotor Outer Torque72-46-00, INSPECTIONAll Areas (FPI) 1
Coupling (all)Bores (ECI) 2
1 FPI = Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection Method.
2 ECI = Eddy Current Inspection Method.
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David A. Downey,

Assistant Manager, Engine and Propeller Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service.

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[FR Doc. 00-6489 Filed 3-22-00; 8:45 am]