Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIBs)

A Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) is an information tool that alerts, educates, and makes recommendations to the general aviation community. It is non-regulatory information and guidance that does not meet the criteria for an Airworthiness Directive (AD).

SAIB Number Make/Company Subject Issue Date
Federal Aviation Authority -
www.faa.gov/aircraft/safety/alerts/SAIB/
CE-11-58 Zenair Ltd. Landing Gear,
Nose: Zenair
CH2000 Nose
Landing Gear
Weld Cracking
9/27/2011
CE-11-29R1 Cessna Aircraft Company Flight Control
System
9/27/2011
CE-11-59 Alenia Aermacchi S.p.A. Industrie Engine Fuel and
Control: Fuel
Selector Valve and
Fuel Shut Off Cock
9/28/2011
SW-11-61 Honeywell International Honeywell (formerly Bendix King) KRA 405B Radio Altimeter 9/29/2011
NM-11-60 Hawker Beechcraft Corporation Landing Gear 9/29/2011
NE-06-31R5 Lycoming Engines Engine Lubricating
Oils
10/19/2011
CE-12-01 Extra Flugzeug
produktions- und
Vertriebs- GmbH
Flight Controls:
Rudder Cable
Maintenance
10/24/2011
CE-12-02 Cessna Aircraft Company Alternative Method
of Compliance
to Airworthiness
Directive
2001-06-17
10/24/2011
CE-12-03 Cessna Aircraft Company Fuel Control;
Engine Performance
with the Throttle
Control at Idle
10/26/2011
NE-12-04 Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. Turbine/ Turboprop
Engine: Reduction
Gearbox
11/1/2011
CE-12-06 General Aviation Aircraft Fuel System;
water contamination
of fuel tank systems
11/2/2011
CE-12-05 Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A. Navigation: Water
freezing in Pitot-Static
System
11/2/2011
HQ-12-07 Avox Systems, Inc. Emergency
Equipment – Contaminated
Iodine Wipes
11/3/2011
CE-12-08 M7 Aerospace LP Flight Controls,
Elevator Control
System
11/8/2011
CE-12-09 Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc Landing Gear,
Nose: Diamond DA20
Nose Landing
Fork Assembly
12/22/2011
European Aviation Safety Agency -
ad.easa.europa.eu/sib-docs/page-1
2011-25   Repair and/or Fabric Recovering of Rudder
and Elevator
9/16/2011
CE-11-57 Air Tractor, Inc. AT-400 and AT-402
Series Aeroplanes -
Engine Mount Section
9/16/2011
SAFO11008 Robinson Helicopter Co. R44 helicopters -
Hydraulic Flight Control
System Boost Servos
9/19/2011
NM-11-60 Hawker Beechcraft (formerly Raytheon, British Aerospace) BAe125 and Hawker
Series aeroplanes -
Nose Landing Gear
Drag Stay Assembly
10/4/2011
SW-11-61 Honeywell International (formerly Bendix King) KRA 405B Radar
Altimeter - Erroneous
Altitude Information
10/5/2011
AV 11_2011 Embraer ERJ 170/175 and
ERJ 190/195 Aeroplanes - Flap or Slat Torque
Tubes Improper
Installation
10/6/2011
NE-06-31R5 Lycoming Engines O-320 and
(L)(T)O-360 series
Engines - Approved
Lubricating Oils -
AMOC to FAA AD
80-04-03R2
10/20/2011
2011-26 Bombardier (formerly Canadair) CL-600-2B19 -
Heading Deviations
10/21/2011
CE-12-02 Cessna Aircraft Company 172R/172S- Alternative
Method of Compliance
(AMOC) for FAA AD
2001-06-17
10/25/2011
CE-11-29R1 Cessna Aircraft Company 414A and 421C, if
modified by S-TEC
Corporation STC - Flight
Control System
10/25/2011
CE-12-03 Cessna Aircraft Company 172R and 172S Fuel
Control; Engine
Performance with the
Throttle Control at Idle
11/2/2011
CE-12-08 M7 Aerospace (formerly Fairchild, Swearingen) SA226 and SA227
aeroplanes - Elevator
Control System
11/9/2011
2009-39R1   Contaminated
Halon 1211
(BCF) and 1301
(BTM) Supplies
11/10/2011
HQ-12-07 Avox Systems, Inc. First Aid Kits -
Contaminated
Iodine Wipes
11/14/2011
2011-27   Suspect (Bogus -
Counterfeit)
Integrated Circuits
11/18/2011
NM-11-48 Learjet Inc. 31, 31A, 35, 35A, 36
and 36A aeroplanes -
Wing Transverse Duct
Assembly
11/21/2011
CASA-
2011-08
Bell Helicopter Textron Canada ( BHTC) 206L Series Helicopters -
Main Rotor Blade
Separation In-Flight
11/21/2011
UPN2011-
20110418007
Master Machine Products Bushings (P/N
BACB28AT07D030C) manufactured by Master
Machine Products in
Monrovia, California
(USA) and sold by First
Wave Aviation in Tulsa,
Oklahoma (USA)
11/22/2011
2011-29 Bombardier Operation of CRJ
100/200/440 and
Challenger 850 and
600 series aircraft in
cold weather or icing
conditions during
take-off.
12/6/2011
2011-28 Airbus A318/A319/A320/
A321 aeroplanes - Maintenance
of Emergency
Evacuation Systems
12/8/2011
CASA-
2011-07
Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc DA20 aeroplanes -
NLG Fork Assembly
Inspection / Replacement
12/19/2011
2011-30 Eurocopter EC 120 / EC 130 helicopters - Risk
of Flight Control
Jamming due to
lack of Cyclic Friction
12/22/2011
2012-02 Continental (L)TSIO-360
Engines - Air Reference Tube failures
1/5/2012
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