Wednesday, September 17, 2014

EASA AD 2013-0020R4 - Equipment & Furnishings - Safety Belts / Torso Restraint Systems - Inspection / Replacement

All part numbers of safety belts and torso restraint systems installed on any aircraft where dynamically tested seats are required in accordance with airworthiness requirements like the European Certification Specifications (CS), or JAR/FAR, paragraphs 23.562, 25.562, 27.562 and 29.562, if safety belts and torso restraint systems have been maintained or repaired after 28 September 2003 by maintenance organizations not holding the applicable maintenance data of the relevant approval holders, unless they are marked with European Parts Approval (EPA). Safety belts and torso restraints system repaired using repair data developed by an organization holding an EASA Design Organization Approval (DOA) in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 Part 21, Subpart J are not affected by this AD. These articles are approved through design changes or STC and are marked with the letters EPA accordingly.
The affected safety belts and torso restraint systems may be installed on, but not limited to, the aircraft listed in Appendix 1 of this AD.
Note 1: This AD is applicable to safety belts and torso restraint systems, whose Component Maintenance Manuals (CMM) explicitly prohibit webbing replacement, unless this is accomplished by the design approval holder or by a repair station/maintenance organization authorized by the design approval holder.
Supersedes: N/A/8/81
Relates to: N/A
Ref. Publications
AmSafe Repair Station Reference Document N. E512615 Rev. B , dated 16 September 2013.
Anjou Aeronautique - 11, Rue Marbeuf 75008 Paris - France and ROMTEX ANJOU AERONAUTIQUE, Romanian CAA authorisation N. RO.145.035.
Davis Aircraft Products Co., Inc. FAA approved repair station # D5PR729J and Davis Restraint Systems FAA approved repair station # GK3R530L.
Pacific Scientific Service Information Letter (SIL) No. 25-0303D dated 10 October 2013.
Schroth Service Information Letter SIL SSP-006 Revision C dated 15 January 2014.

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