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Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Model A300 B2-1C, B2-203, B2K-3C, B4-103, B4-203, B4-2C Airplanes; Model A310 Series Airplanes; and Model A300 B4-601, B4-603, B4-605R, B4-620, B4-622, and B4-622R Airplanes

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION:

Final rule; correction.

SUMMARY:

The FAA is correcting a typographical error in an existing Start Printed Page 23573airworthiness directive (AD) that was published in the Federal Register on March 11, 2010. The error resulted in an imprecise compliance time in a table. This AD applies to certain Airbus Model A300 B2-1C, B2-203, B2K-3C, B4-103, B4-203, B4-2C airplanes; Model A310 series airplanes; and Model A300 B4-601, B4-603, B4-605R, B4-620, B4-622, and B4-622R airplanes. This AD requires repetitive inspections to detect cracks of the pylon side panels (upper section) at rib 8; and corrective actions if necessary.

DATES:

This correction is effective May 4, 2010. The effective date of AD 2010-06-04 remains April 15, 2010.

ADDRESSES:

You may examine the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov; or in person at the Docket Management Facility between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The AD docket contains this AD, the regulatory evaluation, any comments received, and other information. The address for the Docket Office (telephone 800-647-5527) is the Document Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dan Rodina, Aerospace Engineer, International Branch, ANM-116, Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA, 1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, Washington 98057-3356; telephone (425) 227-2125; fax (425) 227-1149.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On March 4, 2010, the FAA issued AD 2010-06-04, Amendment 39-16228 (75 FR 11428, March 11, 2010), for certain Airbus Model A300 B2-1C, B2-203, B2K-3C, B4-103, B4-203, B4-2C airplanes; Model A310 series airplanes; and Model A300 B4-601, B4-603, B4-605R, B4-620, B4-622, and B4-622R airplanes. The AD requires repetitive inspections to detect cracks of the pylon side panels (upper section) at rib 8; and corrective actions if necessary.

As published, Table 1 of this AD contained a typographical error in the second row in the second column. The compliance time of “>17,500 total flight 1 ” has been corrected to read ”>17,500 total flight cycles 1.” (The word “cycles” was omitted in the AD.)

No other part of the regulatory information has been changed; therefore, the final rule is not republished in the Federal Register.

The effective date of this AD remains April 15, 2010.

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Table 1—Compliance Times for Configuration 1

For Model—That have accumulated—Whichever occurs laterAnd repeat the inspection at intervals not to exceed—
Inspect before the accumulation of—Or within—
A300 B2-1C, B2-203, and B2K-3C airplanes≤17,500 total flight cycles 15,350 total flight cycles2,500 flight cycles 24,300 flight cycles.
A300 B2-1C, B2-203, and B2K-3C airplanes>17,500 total flight cycles 120,000 total flight cycles or 40,000 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 24,300 flight cycles.
A300 B4-103, B4-203, and B4-2C airplanes≤18,000 total flight cycles 15,350 total flight cycles2,000 flight cycles 24,300 flight cycles.
A300 B4-103, B4-203, and B4-2C airplanes>18,000 total flight cycles 120,000 total flight cycles or 40,000 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 24,300 flight cycles.
A300 B4-601, B4-603, B4-605R, B4-620, B4-622, and B4-622R airplanes≤18,000 total flight cycles 14,200 total flight cycles2,000 flight cycles 23,600 flight cycles.
A300 B4-601, B4-603, B4-605R, B4-620, B4-622, and B4-622R airplanes>18,000 total flight cycles 120,000 total flight cycles or 40,000 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 23,600 flight cycles.
A310-200 airplanes with GE CF6-80A3 or Pratt & Whitney engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 19,700 total flight cycles or 19,400 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 26,700 flight cycles or 13,400 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-200 airplanes with GE CF6-80A3 or Pratt & Whitney engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 26,700 flight cycles or 13,400 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-200 airplanes with GE CF6-80C2 engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 17,800 total flight cycles or 15,600 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 25,800 flight cycles or 11,600 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-200 airplanes with GE CF6-80C2 engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 25,800 flight cycles or 11,600 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 SR 3 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney JT9D engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 18,600 total flight cycles or 24,000 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 total flight cycles 26,700 flight cycles or 18,700 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 SR 3 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney JT9D engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 26,700 flight cycles or 18,700 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 SR 3 airplanes with GE engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 17,000 total flight cycles or 19,600 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 25,700 flight cycles or 15,900 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
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A310-300 SR 3 airplanes with GE engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 25,700 flight cycles or 15,900 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 SR 3 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 17,000 total flight cycles or 19,600 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 25,800 flight cycles or 16,200 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 SR 3 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 25,800 flight cycles or 16,200 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 LR 4 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney JT9D engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 15,900 total flight cycles or 29,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 26,000 flight cycles or 30,300 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 LR 4 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney JT9D engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 26,000 flight cycles or 30,300 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 LR 4 airplanes with GE engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 14,800 total flight cycles or 24,100 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 25,100 flight cycles or 25,500 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 LR 4 airplanes with GE engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 25,100 flight cycles or 25,500 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 LR 4 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines≤18,000 total flight cycles 14,800 total flight cycles or 24,000 total flight hours, whichever occurs first1,500 flight cycles 25,200 flight cycles or 26,300 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
A310-300 LR 4 airplanes with Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines>18,000 total flight cycles 119,500 total flight cycles or 55,500 total flight hours, whichever occurs first250 flight cycles 25,200 flight cycles or 26,300 flight hours, whichever occurs first.
1 As of the effective date of this AD.
2 After the effective date of this AD.
3 “SR” applies to airplanes with average flights less than 4 flight hours.
4 “LR” refers to airplanes with average flights of 4 or more flight hours.
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Issued in Renton, Washington on April 15, 2010.

Ali Bahrami,

Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service.

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[FR Doc. 2010-9521 Filed 5-3-10; 8:45 am]

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