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AD/ATR 42/9 - Outer Wings

Authoritative Version
AD/ATR 42/9 Airworthiness Directives/Pt 105 — Aircraft as made
Outer Wings
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 10 Jul 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Aug-2007
Tabled Senate07-Aug-2007



For the reasons set out in the background section, the CASA delegate whose signature appears below issues the following Airworthiness Directive (AD) under subregulation 39.001(1) of CASR 1998.  The AD requires that the action set out in the requirement section (being action that the delegate considers necessary to correct the unsafe condition) be taken in relation to the aircraft or aeronautical product mentioned in the applicability section: (a) in the circumstances mentioned in the requirement section; and (b) in accordance with the instructions set out in the requirement section; and (c) at the time mentioned in the compliance section.

Avions de Transport Regional ATR 42 Series Aeroplanes

AD/ATR 42/9

Outer Wings




Model ATR 42-200 and -300 aircraft, without modification 2805 or modification 8039 incorporated.


Action in accordance with the requirements of DGAC AD 93-190-051(B).

Note:  ATR Service Bulletins ATR42-57-0038 original issue, and ATR42-57-0040 original issue, or later DGAC/EASA approved revisions, refer.


As specified in the Requirement document.


This Airworthiness Directive becomes effective on 2 August 2007.


During aircraft wing fatigue testing, damage was detected in the outer wing area.

David Villiers
Delegate of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority

22 June 2007