AD 2009-10-09 R2 Rudder Stop
September 12, 2011
This AD applies to 150F-M, A150K-M, F150F-M, FA150K-M, FRA150L-M, A-150L, A-A150L, 152, A152, F152, and FA152
This AD revises a previous edition that required either installing a placard prohibiting spins and other acrobatic maneuvers in the airplane or replacing the rudder stop, the rudder stop bumper, and the attachment hardware with a rudder stop modification kit.
This new AD requires a change to the modification kit and removal of a small amount of material from the rudder horn assembly for those that have not yet complied with the existing AD or for those who cannot comply with the existing AD (because they were unable to obtain full rudder travel with the existing kits). This AD was prompted by operators who have reported difficulty in obtaining full rudder travel with the existing modification kit. We are issuing this AD to revise the kits to use longer rivets and allow a small amount of material to be removed from the rudder horn assembly, which allows operators to obtain full rudder travel.
2009-10-09 R2 Cessna Aircraft Company: Amendment 39-16782; Docket No. FAA-2007-27747;Directorate Identifier 2007-CE-030-AD.
(a) Effective Date
This AD is effective September 12, 2011.
(b) Affected ADs
This AD revises AD 2009-10-09 R1, Amendment 39-16074 (74 FR 57408, November 6, 2009).
(c) This AD applies to the following airplane models and serial numbers that are certificated in any category:
Models Serial Numbers
(1) 150F 15061533 through 15064532
(2) 150G 15064533 through 15064969 and 15064971 through 15067198
(3) 150H 15067199 through 15069308 and 649
(4) 150J 15069309 through 15071128
(5) 150K 15071129 through 15072003
(6) 150L 15072004 through 15075781
(7) 150M 15075782 through 15079405
(8) A150K A1500001 through A1500226
(9) A150L A1500227 through A1500432 and A1500434 through A1500523
(10) A150M A1500524 through A1500734 and 15064970
(11) F150F F150-0001 through F150-0067
(12) F150G F150-0068 through F150-0219
(13) F150H F150-0220 through F150-0389
(14) F150J F150-0390 through F150-0529
(15) F150K F15000530 through F15000658
(16) F150L F15000659 through F15001143
(17) F150M F15001144 through F15001428
(18) FA150K FA1500001 through FA1500081
(19) FA150L FA1500082 through FA1500120
(20) FA150L or FRA150L FA1500121 through FA1500261 that are equipped with FKA150-2311 and FKA150-2316, or FRA1500121 through FRA1500261
(21) FA150M or FRA150M FA1500262 through FA1500336 that are equipped with FKA150-2311 and FKA150-2316, or FRA1500262 through FRA1500336
(22) 152 15279406 through 15286033
(23) A152 A1520735 through A1521049, A1500433, and 681
(24) F152 F15201429 through F15201980
(25) FA152 FA1520337 through FA1520425
Note: AD 2009-10-09 R1 (74 FR 57408, November 6, 2009) clarified the applicability of AD 2009-10-09 (74 FR 22429, May 3, 2009), eliminated a duplicate requirement for replacement of safety wire with jam nuts, and clarified the intent of the conditional acceptability of using modification kit part number (P/N) SK152-25 as a terminating requirement to the AD. No further action is required for those already in compliance with AD 2009-10-09 R1, which included verification of full rudder travel as part of the kit work.
Joint Aircraft System Component (JASC)/Air Transport Association (ATA) of America Code 2720, Rudder Control System.
(e) Unsafe Condition
Aircraft in full conformity with type design can exceed the travel limits set by the rudder stops. We are issuing this AD to prevent the rudder from traveling past the normal travel limit. Operation in this non-certificated control position is unacceptable and could cause undesirable consequences, such as contact between the rudder and the elevator.
Comply with this AD within the compliance times specified, unless already done.
To address this problem, you must do either the actions in option 1 or option 2 of this AD, unless already done:
Within the next 100 hours time-in-service (TIS) after December 11, 2009 (the effective date retained from AD 2009-10-09 R1), or within the next 12 months after December 11, 2009 (the effective date retained from AD 2009-10-09 R1), whichever occurs first.
(1) Option 1: For all airplanes that do not have modification kits P/N SK152-25B or P/N SK152-24B installed (or the other kits allowed by Table 3), do the following:
(i) Insert the following text into the Limitations section of the FAA-approved airplane flight manual (AFM), and pilot’s operating handbook (POH): “INTENTIONAL SPINS AND OTHER ACROBATIC/AEROBATIC MANEUVERS PROHIBITED PER AD 2009-10-09. NOTE: THIS AD DOES NOT PROHIBIT PERFORMING INTENTIONAL STALLS.”
(ii) Fabricate a placard (using at least 1/8-inch letters) with the following words and install the placard on the instrument panel within the pilot’s clear view: “INTENTIONAL SPINS AND OTHER ACROBATIC/AEROBATIC MANEUVERS PROHIBITED PER AD 2009-10-09.”
(iii) The AFM and POH limitations in paragraph (g)(1)(i) of the AD and the placard in paragraph (g)(1)(ii) of this AD may be removed after either paragraph (g)(2)(i) or paragraph (g)(2)(ii) of this AD is done.
A person authorized to perform maintenance as specified in 14 CFR 43.3 of the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations (14 CFR 43.3) is required to make the AFM and POH changes, fabricate the placard required in paragraph (g)(1)(ii) of this AD, and make an entry into the aircraft logbook showing compliance with the portion of the AD per compliance with 14 CFR 43.9.
(2) Option 2: Install a rudder stop modification kit:
(i) For airplanes with a forged bulkhead, replace the rudder stops, rudder stop bumpers, and attachment hardware with the new rudder stop modification kit P/N SK152-25B.
(ii) For airplanes with a sheet metal bulkhead, replace the rudder stops, rudder stop bumpers, and attachment hardware with the new rudder stop modification kit P/N SK152-24B.
(iii) Refer to Table 3 in paragraph (g) of this AD for other applicable kit P/Ns.
Follow Cessna Aircraft Company Service Bulletin SEB01-1, Revision 1, dated March 22, 2011; and, as applicable, either Cessna Aircraft Company Service Kit SK152-25B, dated March 22, 2011, or Cessna Aircraft Company Service Kit SK152-24B, dated March 22, 2011.
(h) Kit Part Number Applicability
Table 3 of this AD identifies when a kit P/N that has already been ordered may be used to comply with this AD. All future orders received by Cessna for kits P/Ns SK152-24, SK152-25, SK152-24A, and SK 152-25A will automatically be filled with P/Ns SK152-24B and SK152-25B, respectively.
Table 3–Kit Applicability
|Kit P/N||Type of Bulkhead||Can it be installed to comply with this AD, or will credit be given for compliance with previous revisions of this AD?|
|(1) SK152-24||sheet metal||NO|
|(2) SK152-25||forged||ONLY if washer P/N NAS1149F0332P is used(and this is recorded in the maintenance log),AND full rudder travel can be verified.|
|(3) SK152-24A||sheet metal||ONLY if full rudder travel can be verified.|
|(4) SK152-25A||forged||ONLY if full rudder travel can be verified.|
|(5) SK152-24B||sheet metal||YES|
(i) Credit for Actions Accomplished Using Previous Service Information
Credit will be given for the actions in paragraphs (g)(1) and (g)(2) of this AD if already done and you were able to verify full rudder travel before the effective date of this AD per AD 2009-10-09 R1, Amendment 39-16074 (74 FR 57408, November 6, 2009); Cessna Aircraft Company Service Bulletin SEB01-1, dated January 22, 2001; and, as applicable, either Cessna Aircraft Company Service Kit SK152-25A, Revision A, dated February 9, 2001, or Cessna Aircraft Company Service Kit SK152-24A, Revision A, dated March 9, 2001.
(j) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs)
(1) The Manager, Wichita ACO, 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 ACO, send it to the attention of the person identified in the Related Information section of this AD.
(2) Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/certificate holding district office.
(3) AMOCs approved for AD 2009-10-09 (74 FR 22429, May 3, 2009) and AD 2009-10-09 R1 (74 FR 57408, November 6, 2009) are approved as AMOCs for this AD.
(k) Related Information
For more information about this AD, contact Ann Johnson, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, Wichita Aircraft Certification Office, 1801 Airport Road, Room 100, Wichita, Kansas 67209; telephone: (316) 946-4105; fax: (316) 946-4107; e-mail: [email protected]
(l) Material Incorporated by Reference
(1) You must use the following service information to do the actions required by this AD, unless the AD specifies otherwise. The Director of the Federal Register approved the incorporation by reference (IBR) under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51 of the following service information on September 12, 2011:
(i)Cessna Aircraft Company Service Bulletin SEB01-1, Revision 1, dated March 22, 2011;
(ii)Cessna Aircraft Company Service Kit SK152-25B, dated March 22, 2011; and
Cessna Aircraft Company Service Kit SK152-24B, dated March 22, 2011.
(2) For service information identified in this AD, contact Cessna Aircraft Company, Product Support, P.O. Box 7706, Wichita, KS 67277; telephone: (316) 517-5800; fax: (316) 517-7271; Internet: http://www.cessna.com.
(3) You may review copies of the service information at the FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, Kansas City, Missouri 64106. For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call (816) 329-4148.
(4) You may also review copies of the service information that is incorporated by reference at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at an NARA facility, call 202-741-6030, or go to http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/code_of_federal_regulations/ibr_locations.html.
Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 11, 2011.