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The FAA is removing Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2012-26-15, which applied to certain Honeywell International Inc. air data pressure transducers as installed on various aircraft. AD 2012-26-15 required doing various tests or checks of equipment having certain air data pressure transducers, removing equipment if necessary, and reporting the results of the tests or checks.

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This emergency airworthiness directive (EAD) 2014-22-51 is being sent to owners and operators of Airbus Helicopters Model EC130T2 helicopters. This EAD is prompted by several cases of a cracked main gearbox oil cooler hopper. The cracks were found on the hopper at the fan attachment points.

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The FAA proposes revising airworthiness directive (AD) 2014-12-11 for Sikorsky S-92A helicopters. The AD currently requires revising the Rotorcraft Flight Manual (RFM) to include appropriate operating limitations for performing Class D external load-combination operations.

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The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Airbus Helicopters Model AS332L2 helicopters with a certain yaw control damper support (support) installed. This AD requires repetitively inspecting the support attachment points for a crack.

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The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Brantly International, Inc. Model B-2, Model B-2A, and Model B-2B helicopters with certain main rotor blades. This AD requires inspecting each main rotor blade for a crack or delamination and removing the blade if a crack exists or if the delamination exceeds certain thresholds.

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The FAA is superseding airworthiness directive (AD) 2012-02-13 for certain Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Model EC130B4 helicopters. AD 2012-02-13 required inspecting certain areas of the tailboom/Fenestron junction frame (junction frame) for a crack. This AD retains the requirements of AD 2012-02-13, expands the inspection area of the junction frame, and reduces the repetitive inspection interval.

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The FAA is revising and reopening the comment period for an earlier notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for certain Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited Model 206L-3 and 206L-4 helicopters. The NPRM proposes to require installing a placard and revising the limitations section of the rotorcraft flight manual.

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The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Turbomeca S.A. Arriel 1A1, 1A2, 1B, 1C, 1C1, 1C2, 1D, 1D1, 1E2, 1K1, 1S, 1S1, 2B, 2B1, 2C, 2C1, 2C2, 2S1, and 2S2 turboshaft engines. This AD requires an initial one-time vibration check of the engine accessory gearbox on certain higher risk engines.

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The FAA is revising airworthiness directive (AD) 2014–07–04 that published in the Federal Register to correct certain errors. AD 2014–07–04 applied to certain Sikorsky Model S–92A helicopters.

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The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive for Airbus Helicopters, Inc. (previously Eurocopter France) Model AS355E, AS355F, AS355F1, and AS355F2 helicopters with a Fueltron flowmeter installed.

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