Airworthiness Directives

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Federal Aviation Administration
14 CFR Part 39
Amendment 39-3886; AD 80-17-14

Airworthiness Directives; BENDIX: Applies to Bendix D-2000 and D-2200 Series Magnetos Installed on 4, 6, or 8 Cylinder Reciprocating Engines

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80-17-14 BENDIX: Amendment 39-3886. Applies to Bendix D-2000 and D-2200 series magnetos installed on 4, 6, or 8 cylinder reciprocating engines.

To preclude the loss of ignition, accomplish the instructions shown in the following sections of Bendix Service Bulletin No. 605A or an FAA-approved equivalent, within the next 50 hours' time in service after the effective date of this AD unless previously accomplished.

a. Service Bulletin Section 2, Housing Distortion Check:

1. For red nameplate magnetos with serial numbers above 25000.

2. For any magneto, regardless of serial number, which has operated with the four center cover screws installed after compliance with AD 79-18-06.

b. Service Bulletin Section 4, Installation of Cover Sealing Kit and Cover Decals.

c. Service Bulletin Section 5, Identification After Compliance.

d. Make an engine log book entry of compliance, including magneto serial number.

Equivalent inspections and procedures must be approved by the Chief of the Engineering and Manufacturing Branch, AEA-210, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Eastern Region. As permitted by FAR 21.197, aircraft may be flown to a base where maintenance required by this Airworthiness Directive can be accomplished.

This amendment is effective August 21, 1980.

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