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Amendment 39-19082; Docket No. FAA-2017-0490; Product Identifier 2017-NE-13-AD.
(a) EFFECTIVE DATE This AD becomes effective December 12, 2017. (b) AFFECTED ADS None. (c) APPLICABILITY (1) This AD applies to Ipeco Holdings Ltd. (Ipeco) pilot and co-pilot seats with a part number listed in the Planning Information section of Ipeco Service Bulletins (SBs) Number 063-25-08, Revision 00; Number 063-25-09, Revision 00; and Number 063-25-10, Revision 00; all dated May 31, 2016. (2) These seats are installed on, but not limited to, ATR-GIE Avions de Transport Regional ATR 42 and ATR 72 airplanes. (d) SUBJECT Joint Aircraft System Component (JASC) Code 2510, Flight Compartment Equipment. (e) REASON This AD was prompted by reports of unexpected movement of pilot and co-pilot seats on takeoff and landing. We are issuing this AD to pre- vent unexpected movement of pilot and co-pilot seats on takeoff and landing. The unsafe condition, if not corrected, could result in re- duced control of the airplane. (f) COMPLIANCE (1) Comply with this AD within the compliance times specified, unless al- ready done. (2) Within 2 years after the effective date of this AD, modify and re- identify affected each pilot and co-pilot seat. Use the Accomplishment Instructions of Ipeco SB Number 063-25-08, Revision 00; Ipeco SB 063- 25-09, Revision 00; or Ipeco SB 063-25-10, Revision 00; all dated May 31, 2016; as appropriate, to do the modification and reidentification. (g) INSTALLATION PROHIBITION Do not install any pilot or co-pilot seat identified in paragraph (c) of this AD unless the seat is modified and reidentified as specified in paragraph (f)(2) of this AD. (h) ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF COMPLIANCE (AMOCS) (1) The Manager, Boston ACO Branch FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District Office, as appropriate. If sending information directly to the manager of the Boston ACO Branch, send it to the attention of the person identified in paragraph (i) of this AD. (2) Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal in- spector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/certificate holding district office. (i) RELATED INFORMATION (1) For more information about this AD, contact Neil Doh, Aerospace Engineer, Boston ACO Branch, FAA, 1200 District Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803; phone: 781-238-7757; fax: 781-238-7199; email: firstname.lastname@example.org (2) Refer to MCAI European Aviation Safety Agency AD 2016-0256, dated December 16, 2016, for more information. You may examine the MCAI in the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov by search- ing for and locating it in Docket No. FAA-2017-0490. (j) MATERIAL INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (1) The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference (IBR) of the service information listed in this paragraph under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. (2) You must use this service information as applicable to do the actions required by this AD, unless the AD specifies otherwise. (i) Ipeco Service Bulletin (SB) Number 063-25-08, Revision 00; dated May 31, 2016. (ii) Ipeco SB Number 063-25-09, Revision 00; dated May 31, 2016. (iii) Ipeco SB Number 063-25-10, Revision 00; dated May 31, 2016. (3) For Ipeco service information identified in this AD, contact Ipeco Holdings Ltd., Aviation Way, Southend on Sea, SS2 6UN, United Kingdom; phone: 44 1702 549371; fax: 44 1702 540782; email: sales@Ipeco.com. (4) You may view this service information at FAA, Engine and Propeller Standards Branch, Policy and Innovation Division, 1200 District Avenue Burlington, MA. For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 781-238-7125. (5) You may view this service information that is incorporated by reference at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202 -741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr- locations.html. Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts, on October 19, 2017. Karen M. Grant, Acting Manager, Engine and Propeller Standards Branch, Aircraft Certifica- tion Service. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Neil Doh, Aerospace Engineer, Boston ACO Branch, FAA, 1200 District Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803; phone: 781-238- 7757; fax: 781-238-7199; email: email@example.com.
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