Tail-rotor ad limits Agusta performance

Aviation International News » January 2003
January 7, 2008, 8:36 AM

Owners and operators of all U.S.-registered Agusta A109E Power helicopters are being required to reduce their tail-rotor blade life limit, as well as reinserting and possibly modifying the tail-rotor hub and grip assembly. Also, Vne for the A109E must be reduced by 28 kt to 140 kt. The Emergency AD (2002-25-51, issued December 17) further outlines a series of corrective actions that must be taken before an A109E can return to service at the reduced Vne.

Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.