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FAA Airworthiness Directive 2018-16-07 GE ENGINES

FAA AD2018-16-07 General Electric Company Turbofan Engines 

 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain General Electric Company (GE) GEnx-1B54, -1B58, -1B64, -1B67, -1B70, -1B54/P1, -1B58/P1, -1B64/P1, -1B67/P1, -1B70/P1, -1B54/P2, -1B58/P2, -1B64/P2, -1B67/P2, -1B70/P2, -1B70C/P1, -1B70/72/P1, -1B70/75/P1, -1B74/75/P1, -1B75/P1, -1B70C/P2, -1B70/72/P2, -1B70/75/P2, -1B74/75/P2, -1B75/P2, -1B76/P2, -1B76A/P2, -1B78/P2, -2B67, -2B67B, and -2B67/P turbofan engines. This AD requires removal of affected high-pressure turbine (HPT) stator cases (HPT cases) from service and their replacement with a part eligible for installation. This AD was prompted by the discovery of a quality escape at a manufacturing facility. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. 

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