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Since 1998 Apex Inspections has been serving the NDT/NDI needs of the aerospace and industrial sectors. We are an FAA Certified (CRS# X5IR125Y) NDT/NDI lab located in the Dallas-Fort worth Metroplex and routinely travel all over the world. Our professional, efficient, and customer driven team is fully field operable in an hours’ notice. With fully equipped mobile labs, and a dedicated receiving and shipping area, we can receive, inspect, certify, and return your components quickly at a competitive rate. Apex Inspections’ NDT team is trained in Radiography, Eddy Current, Ultrasonic, Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Magneto-Optical (MOI), Ground Penetrating Radar, Bond Testing, Hardness (HB, HRB), and Borescope.We are Cessna Citation NDI approved Repair Station for all Citation Models. We can accomplish all Doc and Phase inspections per the Cessna NDT manual, including: Phase 42, Phase 49, Phase 50, Doc MI, Doc MA, and more!

FAA AD 2015-15-06 / Boeing 767

SUMMARY: We are superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2003-13-01 for certain The Boeing Company Model 767 airplanes. AD 2003-13-01 required an inspection to detect cracks and fractures of the outboard hinge fitting assemblies on the trailing edge of the inboard main flap, and follow-on and corrective actions if necessary. For certain airplanes, AD 2003-13-01 required an inspection to determine if a tool runout option has been performed in the area. This new AD reduces certain compliance times, adds airplanes to the applicability, and provides optional terminating action for certain inspections. This AD was prompted by reports of hinge assembly fractures found before certain required compliance times in AD 2003-13-01. We are issuing this AD to prevent the inboard aft flap from separating from the wing and potentially striking the airplane, which could result in damage to the surrounding structure and potential personal injury.

Apex Inspections NDT Seal

Apex Inspections NDT

FAA AD 2015-15-06

FAA AD 2015-20-05 – Lockheed Martin – L188 (Electra)

SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Lockheed Martin Corporation/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Model 188 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by an evaluation by the design approval holder (DAH) indicating that the upper and lower wing skin planks at the attachment of the main landing gear (MLG) ribs at certain wing-stations are subject to widespread fatigue damage (WFD). This AD requires an inspection (for cracking) and modification of the chordwise fastener rows of the upper and lower wing planks at the attachments to the MLG ribs at certain wing-stations. We are issuing this AD to prevent fatigue cracking of the upper and lower wing skin planks at the attachment of the MLG ribs, which could result in failure of the wing.

(g) Inspection, Modification, and Corrective Action At the later of the times specified in paragraphs (g)(1) and (g)(2) of this AD: Remove the chord-wise fastener rows of the upper and lower wing planks at the attachments to the MLG ribs at wing-station (WS) 167 and WS 209; do a bolt-hole eddy current (BHEC) inspection to detect cracking of the fastener rows; and replace the original fasteners with new, first oversize fasteners; in accordance with the Accomplishment Instructions of Lockheed Martin Electra Service Bulletin 88/SB-721, dated April 30, 2014. If any cracking is found during any inspection required by this paragraph: Before further flight, repair the cracking, in accordance with the Accomplishment Instructions of Lockheed Martin Electra Service Bulletin 88/SB-721, dated April 30, 2014.

FAA AD2015-20-05

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Continental Motors, Inc. has released Critical Service Bulletin CSB15-2 that provides an enhanced design for the oil cooler cross fitting.

This service letter transmits and provides instructions to complete Continental Motors, Inc. Critical Service Bulletin CSB15-2. Critical Service Bulletin CSB15-2 provides instructions to replace the existing oil cooler cross fitting with an improved design cross fitting.

Cessna SEL-71-04

 

 

FAA SAIB (Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin) CE-15-22 – Beechcraft

FAA SAIB CE-15-22 Beechcraft

This Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) informs owners, operators, and maintenance personnel of Beechcraft Corporation (Beechcraft) Debonair, Bonanza, and Baron Series airplanes, of an airworthiness concern, specifically the potential for corrosion on the wing leading edge hinge-pin.