Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB)

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).

Federal Aviation Administration


SAIB Number Make/Company Subject Issue Date
HQ-12-07R1 Avox Systems, Inc. Emergency Equipment – Contaminated Iodine Wipes 3/2/2012
NM-12-20 Carleton Technologies Inc. Oxygen: Oxygen System Cylinder and Valve Assembly 3/13/2012
CE-12-21 Aerostar
Flugwerk GmbH
Wings; Flugwerk; Aerostar, FW 190 A8/N experimental airplane, potential wing failure 3/19/2012
SW-12-22 Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH MBB BK117 C-2 Auto Flight System 3/22/2012
SW-12-23 Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Model S92A Fuselage – Cabin Airframe Inspection 3/29/2012
NM-12-25 Hawker Beechcraft Corporation
Learjet Inc.
Auto Flight: Altitude Controller 4/16/2012
NE-12-26 General Electric Company Fan Blade – GE90 Updated Inspections 4/16/2012
CE-12-27 General Aviation
Flight Compartment Equipment; Inflatable Seat Restraints 4/16/2012
CE-12-28 Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. Battery/Charger System 4/17/2012
NE-12-29 CFM International, S.A. Engine Fuel Distribution – CFM56-5B LPTACC Fuel Manifold 4/27/2012
CE-12-30 Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. Wing, Fuselage Attach Fittings 5/8/2012
CE-12-31 Embraer
Navigation 5/17/2012
CE-12-24R1 Cessna Aircraft Company Flight Controls – Frayed Flap Extend Cables 5/21/2012
HQ-12-32 Emergency Locator Transmitters Hook and Loop Style Fasteners as a Mounting Mechanism for Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) 5/23/2012
CE-12-34 Hawker Beechcraft Corporation Main Landing Gear: Cracking “A” Frame Assemblies 6/12/2012
CE-12-33 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Landing Gear Retraction/Extension System, Nose Landing Gear 6/12/2012
SW-12-35 Eurocopter France Oil to Fuel Heater Contamination 6/15/2012
CE-12-36 Hawker Beechcraft Corporation Flight Controls: Aileron 6/19/2012
CE-12-37   Navigation; STC Modification Airworthiness Interrelationship Effects – Airspeed Limitations and Markings 6/26/2012

European Aviation Safety Agency


SAIB Number Make/Company Subject Issue Date
2012-03 Antonov An-26 Aeroplanes - Changes to Type Design, Airworthiness Limitations and Repairs 3/7/2012
2012-04 L'Hotellier Ball and Swivel Joints Quick Connectors - Positive Check of Control Surfaces 3/15/2012
2012-06   Defective Standard Hardware - MS21042, NAS1291 and LN9338 Self-Locking Nuts, and NAS626 Bolts 3/22/2012
2012-05 Piaggio P.180 Aeroplanes - Water Freezing in Pitot Lines 3/22/2012
2012-08 Rockwell Collins TDR-94/TDR-94D Transponders - Erroneous Vertical Rate Information 5/3/2012
UPN2012-20111202019   Think Big Products, LLC (LivingXL, Casual Male) Airplane Seat Belt Extenders 5/4/2012
2008-49R1 Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR700-710 Engines - Re-use of Potentially Damaged Engine Parts and Components 5/7/2012
2012-07 Diehl Comfort Modules (formerly DASELL) Baby Nursing Tables - Hinge Replacement 5/9/2012
2011-01R2   Unleaded Aviation Gasoline (Avgas) UL 91 5/10/2012
2012-10   Single Event Effects (SEE) on Aircraft Systems caused by Cosmic Rays 5/23/2012
2012-09 Sikorsky (formerly Schweizer, Hughes) Effects of Space Weather on Aviation 5/23/2012
SW-12-12   269C and 269C-1 Helicopters - Engine Failure Simulation 5/25/2012
2011-24R1   European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Availability 6/11/2012
2012-11   Tyre Specification(s) and Installation 6/27/2012
UPN-2012-20111019001 Chelton Avionics, Inc. (dba Wulfsberg Electronics Division) Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) - Removal from service of certain subcomponents and brackets 6/27/2012
2012-12   Notification of Unapproved Parts due to theft 6/28/2012
FA-24-2012 Embraer ERJ 170/175 and ERJ 190/195 Aeroplanes - Landing Gear - Brake Carbon Disks Damage 6/29/2012
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