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#FAA releases AD for PA-28 aircraft with no #casa oversight

#casa releases AD for PA-28 aircraft [#casa –  AD/PA-28/-2015-20-13], which is a FAA AD [http://vocasupport.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/AD-PA-28-2015-20-13.pdf].

That’s OK under the “Country of Origin” basis and #casa said they would not be issuing unique AD’s. In fact a large number of unique AD’s have been cancelled.

BUT:

It escapes me how #casa can release an AD such as this with an Australian AD number, which gives all the contact and approval details [including permits-to-fly] to the #FAA (see below).

A flight permit issued in the USA?

AMOC’s approved by the #FAA?.

Am I missing something or has #casa been replaced by the #FAA and we now have compliance required to #FAA standards??


 

(h) Special Flight Permit

A special flight permit is allowed without limitations for the inspection required in paragraph (g)(1) of this AD. If a crack is found during the inspection required in paragraph (g)(1) of this AD, a special flight permit is allowed with the following limitations:
(1) Flight must be planned to the nearest location where repairs can be done;
(2) Indicated airspeed must be 120 knots or less for the entire flight;
(3) Bank angle is not to exceed 30 degrees for the entire flight;
(4) Maximum load factors must be between +3.0 and -1.0 for the entire flight; and
(5) Flight must be performed VFR, with no turbulence greater than ”light” forecast for the planned flight route and altitude.

(i) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs)

(1) The Manager, Atlanta ACO, FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District Office, as appropriate. If sending information directly to the manager of the ACO, send it to the attention of the person identified in paragraph (j) of this AD.
(2) Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/certificate holding district office.

(j) Related Information

For more information about this AD, contact Gregory ”Keith” Noles, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, Atlanta ACO, 1701 Columbia Avenue, College Park, Georgia 30337; phone: (404) 474-5551; fax: (404) 474-5606; email: gregory.noles@faa.gov.