Technically: Service Bulletins

Technically: Service Bulletins



TechService Bulletin 11-4118: Placards and Markings – Inspection/Replacement of Aft Compartment Instruction Plate
Issued: May 2015
Compliance – Mandatory: An Airworthiness Directive will be requested on the matter covered by this Service Bulletin. This Service Bulletin is Mandatory and must be accomplished prior to next flight after receipt.
Effectivity:
Airplanes    Model C90GTi King Air, Serial Numbers LJ-2028 through LJ-2046, LJ-2048 through LJ-2051, and LJ-2053.
If you are no longer in possession of the airplane, please forward this information to the present owner.
Spares    P/N 101-530409-5 aft compartment instruction plates held in spares and purchased between October 21, 2011 and September 28, 2012.
Reason: This Service Bulletin is being issued to address a condition in which an incorrect aft compartment weight limitation instruction plate may have been installed on certain Model C90GTi airplanes.
Description: This Service Bulletin provides instructions to inspect for an incorrect aft compartment instruction plate and if installed, replace with a correct P/N 101-530409-5 aft compartment instruction plate. A correct P/N 101-530409-5 instruction plate for the Model C90GTi specifies a “NOT TO EXCEED” weight limit of 350 pounds. An incorrect instruction plate specifies a “NOT TO EXCEED” weight limit of 510 pounds.
Warranty: Warranty credit for labor and parts obtained from Beechcraft Corporation or Hawker Beechcraft Services, to the extent noted under MANPOWER and MATERIAL will be allowed on all airplanes meeting all the following criteria:
1)    The work shall be accomplished in accordance with the criteria defined in Paragraph 1.D., COMPLIANCE.
2)    The work shall be accomplished in accordance with criteria defined in Paragraph 3, ACCOMPLISHMENT INSTRUCTIONS.
3)    The work shall be accomplished at Hawker Beechcraft Services or an Authorized Service Center (ASC) rated to perform maintenance on the specific model of Beechcraft airplane.
4)    While work shall be accomplished in accordance with the criteria defined in Paragraph 1.D, COMPLIANCE, warranty coverage offered in this Service Bulletin will expire 12 months from the last day of the month this Service Bulletin is issued. After this date, the owner/operator assumes the responsibility for compliance cost.
5)    Claims for compliance with this Service Bulletin (SB) are to be filed as a W3-type claim against SB 11-4118.
6)    After the Service Bulletin has been accomplished, a warranty claim must be submitted to Beechcraft Corporation within 60 days of the Service Bulletin completion date.
Beechcraft Corporation reserves the right to void continued airplane warranty coverage in the area affected by this Service Bulletin until the date the Service Bulletin is accomplished.
The owner/operator should contact Hawker Beechcraft Services or an ASC to schedule the warranty work to be accomplished. Hawker Beechcraft Services or an ASC must submit the appropriate paperwork directly to the Beechcraft Warranty Department for warranty consideration.
Manpower: The following information is for planning purposes only:
Note – No warranty coverage will be allowed for the inspection portion of this Service Bulletin.
Estimated man-hours for instruction plate inspection: 0.50 hour
Estimated man-hours for instruction plate replacement: 0.50 hour
Suggested number of technicians: 1
The above is an estimate based on experienced, properly equipped technicians complying with this Service Bulletin. Occasionally, after work has started, conditions may be found that could result in additional man-hours.
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