[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 128 (Wednesday, July 3, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 40065-40069]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-15949]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 39

[Docket No. FAA-2013-0464; Directorate Identifier 2012-NM-010-AD]
RIN 2120-AA64


Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation Airplanes

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

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SUMMARY: We propose to supersede an existing airworthiness directive 
(AD) that applies to all Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 7X airplanes. 
The existing AD currently requires adding an automatic reversion logic 
and a means for the pilot to override pitch trim control normal modes, 
and installing placards in the cockpit; replacing the frame of the 
emergency switch box; replacing certain horizontal stabilizer 
electronic control units (HSECU); operating the airplane according to 
the limitations and procedures in the airplane flight manual (AFM); 
revising the Limitations section of the AFM; and revising the 
maintenance program to incorporate a certain maintenance planning 
document (MPD) task. Since we issued that AD, Dassault Aviation has 
developed a modification of the fly-by-wire (FBW) standard; changed the 
AFM to incorporate changes resulting from the FBW modification; and 
revised the airplane maintenance manual (AMM) to incorporate repetitive 
operational tests of the electric motors reversion relays and trim 
emergency command of the horizontal stabilizer trim system (HSTS). Once 
incorporated, these actions allow restoration of the originally 
certified minimum equipment list items. This proposed AD would retain 
certain requirements of the previous AD; would require modifying the 
FBW standard; operating the

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airplane according to the limitations and procedures in an approved 
AFM; and operational testing of the electric motors reversion relays 
and trim emergency command of the HSTS, and repairs if necessary. We 
are proposing this AD to prevent an uncontrolled pitch trim runaway, 
which could result in loss of control of the airplane.

DATES: We must receive comments on this proposed AD by August 19, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: (202) 493-2251.
     Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket 
Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket 
Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    For service information identified in this proposed AD, contact 
Dassault Falcon Jet, P.O. Box 2000, South Hackensack, New Jersey 07606; 
telephone 201-440-6700; Internet http://www.dassaultfalcon.com.
    You may review copies of the referenced service information at the 
FAA, Transport Airplane Directorate, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA. 
For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call 
425-227-1221.

Examining the AD Docket

    You may examine the AD docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov; or in person at the Docket Operations office 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays. The AD docket contains this proposed AD, the regulatory 
evaluation, any comments received, and other information. The street 
address for the Docket Operations office (telephone (800) 647-5527) is 
in the ADDRESSES section. Comments will be available in the AD docket 
shortly after receipt.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Rodriguez, Aerospace Engineer, 
International Branch, ANM-116, Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA, 
1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057-3356; telephone (425) 227-1137; 
fax (425) 227-1149.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

    We invite you to send any written relevant data, views, or 
arguments about this proposed AD. Send your comments to an address 
listed under the ADDRESSES section. Include ``Docket No. FAA-2013-0464; 
Directorate Identifier 2012-NM-010-AD'' at the beginning of your 
comments. We specifically invite comments on the overall regulatory, 
economic, environmental, and energy aspects of this proposed AD. We 
will consider all comments received by the closing date and may amend 
this proposed AD based on those comments.
    We will post all comments we receive, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information you provide. We 
will also post a report summarizing each substantive verbal contact we 
receive about this proposed AD.

Discussion

    On July 15, 2011, we issued AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 
FR 47424, August 5, 2011). That AD requires actions intended to address 
an unsafe condition on all Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 7X airplanes.
    Since we issued AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, 
August 5, 2011), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which is 
the Technical Agent for the Member States of the European Community, 
has issued EASA Airworthiness Directive 2011-0241, dated December 19, 
2011 (referred to after this as ``the MCAI''), to correct an unsafe 
condition for the specified products. The MCAI states:

    In May 2011, a Dassault Aviation Falcon 7X aeroplane experienced 
an uncontrolled pitch trim runaway during descent. The crew 
succeeded in recovering a stable situation and performed an 
uneventful landing.
    The results of the investigations showed that there was a 
production defect in the Horizontal Stabilizer Electronic Control 
Unit (HSECU) which could have contributed to the cause of the event.
    This condition, if not corrected, could lead to a loss of 
control of the aeroplane.
    To address this unsafe condition, EASA issued emergency AD 2011-
0102-E which prohibited further flights. Following further technical 
investigations accomplished by Dassault Aviation, EASA issued AD 
2011-0114, currently at revision 2, which superseded EASA AD 2011-
0102-E. Following accomplishment of all the actions as required by 
EASA AD 2011-0114R2, all aeroplanes could resume flying with 
operational limitations.
    Since EASA AD 2011-0114R2 was issued, Dassault Aviation have 
developed a modification (M1245 to be embodied through 
accomplishment of Dassault Aviation Service Bulletin F7X-214) of the 
Fly-By-Wire (FBW) current standard which improves the monitoring and 
reversion logic of the Horizontal Stabilizer Trim System (HSTS). 
This modification results in earlier failure detection and quicker 
reversion.
    Dassault Aviation have issued as well Revision 13 of the 
Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM) which incorporates the changes 
introduced in EASA AD 2011-0114R2 (CP55 and 56) as well as the new 
changes resulting from Dassault Aviation M1245 (CP58).
    Dassault Aviation have introduced as well operational tests of 
the HSTS electric motors reversion relays and of the HSTS trim 
emergency command into the Chapter 5.40 of F7X Aircraft Maintenance 
Manual (CP010).
    For the reasons described above, EASA issued AD 2011-0169 to 
require:
    1. accomplishing Dassault Aviation modification M1245,
    2. amending the AFM, and
    3. implementing the operational tests of the HSTS electric 
motors reversion relays and of the HSTS trim emergency command.
    Accomplishment of all the above actions restored the full 
original certified flight envelope of the aeroplane.
    Since EASA AD 2011-0169 was issued, further analyses have 
demonstrated that, once Dassault Aviation modification M1245 is 
embodied, it is allowed to restore the originally certified Minimum 
Equipment List (MEL) items which were removed in accordance with the 
requirement of paragraph (4) of EASA AD 2011-0114R2.
    For the reasons described above, this [EASA] AD, which 
supersedes EASA AD 2011-0169, retaining its requirements, in 
addition, extends the applicability of the AD to all S/Ns and, for 
aeroplanes fitted with FBW standard 2.1.7.3, allows the MEL 
limitations imposed by EASA AD 2011-0114R2 to be removed.

    You may obtain further information by examining the MCAI in the AD 
docket.

Relevant Service Information

    Dassault has issued the following service information.
     Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-214, including New 
Standard Installation Checklist, dated August 30, 2011.
     Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-214, Revision 
Erratum, dated January 26, 2012.
     Dassault Falcon 7X AFM, Revision 13, dated August 29, 
2011.
     FCS Data Loading Procedure, Reference DT EQUIP 43913, 
Issue D, dated May 28, 2010.
     Chapter 5-40-00, Airworthiness Limitations, of the Falcon 
7X Maintenance Manual DGT 107838, Revision 2, dated August 25, 2011. 
The actions described in this service information are intended to 
correct the unsafe condition identified in the MCAI.

Explanation of Changes Made to This NPRM

    We have revised the heading and wording for paragraph (h) of this

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proposed AD; this change does not affect the intent of that paragraph.
    We have deleted note 2 to paragraph (l) of AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 
39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011). Instead, we have included that 
information in paragraph (l)(2) of this proposed AD.
    We have deleted note 3 of AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 
47424, August 5, 2011). Instead, we have included that information in 
paragraph (n) of this proposed AD.

FAA's Determination and Requirements of This Proposed AD

    This product has been approved by the aviation authority of another 
country, and is approved for operation in the United States. Pursuant 
to our bilateral agreement with the State of Design Authority, we have 
been notified of the unsafe condition described in the MCAI and service 
information referenced above. We are proposing this AD because we 
evaluated all pertinent information and determined an unsafe condition 
exists and is likely to exist or develop on other products of the same 
type design.
    This AD requires revisions to certain operator maintenance 
documents to include new inspections. Compliance with these inspections 
is required by 14 CFR 91.403(c). For airplanes that have been 
previously modified, altered, or repaired in the areas addressed by 
these inspections, the operator may not be able to accomplish the 
inspections described in the revisions. In this situation, to comply 
with 14 CFR 91.403(c), the operator must request approval for an 
alternative method of compliance according to the procedures specified 
in paragraph (s) of this proposed AD. The request should include a 
description of changes to the required inspections that will ensure the 
continued operational safety of the airplane.

Costs of Compliance

    Based on the service information, we estimate that this proposed AD 
would affect about 30 products of U.S. registry.
    The actions that are required by AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 
(76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011), and retained in this proposed AD take 
about 340 work-hours per product, at an average labor rate of $85 per 
work hour. Where the service information lists required parts costs 
that are covered under warranty, we have assumed that there will be no 
charge for these parts. As we do not control warranty coverage for 
affected parties, some parties may incur costs higher than estimated 
here. Based on these figures, the estimated cost of the currently 
required actions is $28,900 product.
    We estimate that it would take about 11 work-hours per product to 
comply with the new basic requirements of this proposed AD. The average 
labor rate is $85 per work-hour. Where the service information lists 
required parts costs that are covered under warranty, we have assumed 
that there will be no charge for these parts. As we do not control 
warranty coverage for affected parties, some parties may incur costs 
higher than estimated here. Based on these figures, we estimate the 
cost of the proposed AD on U.S. operators to be $28,050, or $935 per 
product.

Authority for This Rulemaking

    Title 49 of the United States Code specifies the FAA's authority to 
issue rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, section 106, describes the 
authority of the FAA Administrator. ``Subtitle VII: Aviation 
Programs,'' describes in more detail the scope of the Agency's 
authority.
    We are issuing this rulemaking under the authority described in 
``Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701: General 
requirements.'' Under that section, Congress charges the FAA with 
promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in air commerce by prescribing 
regulations for practices, methods, and procedures the Administrator 
finds necessary for safety in air commerce. This regulation is within 
the scope of that authority because it addresses an unsafe condition 
that is likely to exist or develop on products identified in this 
rulemaking action.

Regulatory Findings

    We determined that this proposed AD would not have federalism 
implications under Executive Order 13132. This proposed AD would not 
have a substantial direct effect on the States, on the relationship 
between the national Government and the States, or on the distribution 
of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government.
    For the reasons discussed above, I certify this proposed 
regulation:
    1. Is not a ``significant regulatory action'' under Executive Order 
12866;
    2. Is not a ``significant rule'' under the DOT Regulatory Policies 
and Procedures (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979);
    3. Will not affect intrastate aviation in Alaska; and
    4. Will not have a significant economic impact, positive or 
negative, on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria 
of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
    We prepared a regulatory evaluation of the estimated costs to 
comply with this proposed AD and placed it in the AD docket.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39

    Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation safety, Incorporation by 
reference, Safety.

The Proposed Amendment

    Accordingly, under the authority delegated to me by the 
Administrator, the FAA proposes to amend 14 CFR part 39 as follows:

PART 39--AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES

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1. The authority citation for part 39 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.


Sec.  39.13  [Amended]

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2. The FAA amends Sec.  39.13 by removing airworthiness directive (AD) 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011), and 
adding the following new AD:

Dassault Aviation: Docket No. FAA-2013-0464; Directorate Identifier 
2012-NM-010-AD.

(a) Comments Due Date

    We must receive comments by August 19, 2013.

(b) Affected ADs

    This AD supersedes AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 
47424, August 5, 2011).

(c) Applicability

    This AD applies to all Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 7X 
airplanes, certificated in any category, all serial numbers.

(d) Subject

    Air Transport Association (ATA) of America Code 27, Flight 
controls.

(e) Reason

    This AD was prompted by an uncontrolled pitch trim runaway 
during descent. We are issuing this AD to prevent an uncontrolled 
pitch trim runaway, which could result in loss of control of the 
airplane.

(f) Compliance

    You are responsible for having the actions required by this AD 
performed within the compliance times specified, unless the actions 
have already been done.

(g) Retained Modification

    This paragraph restates the requirements of paragraph (g) of AD 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR47424, August 5, 2011). Before 
further flight, do the applicable actions specified in paragraphs 
(g)(1), (g)(2), and (g)(3) of this AD.
    (1) For airplanes on which Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 
7X-211, Revision 1, dated June 14, 2011, has not been done as

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of August 22, 2011 (the effective date of AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 
39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011)): Modify the airplane by 
adding an automatic reversion logic and a means for the pilot to 
override pitch trim control normal modes, and install placards in 
the cockpit in full view of the pilots, in accordance with paragraph 
2., ``Accomplishment Instructions for Aircraft which have not 
Already Implemented the Revision 1 of the Service Bulletin,'' of 
Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-211, Revision 2, including 
New Standard Installation Checklist and Appendix A, dated June 22, 
2011, including FCS Data Loading Procedure, Issue D, dated May 28, 
2010.
    (2) For airplanes on which Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 
7X-211, Revision 1, dated June 14, 2011, has been done as of August 
22, 2011 (the effective date of AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 
(76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011)): Replace the frame of the emergency 
switch box, in accordance with paragraph 3., ``Accomplishment 
Instructions for Aircraft which have Already Implemented Revision 1 
of this Service Bulletin,'' of Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 
7X-211, Revision 2, including New Standard Installation Checklist 
and Appendix A, dated June 22, 2011, including FCS Data Loading 
Procedure, Issue D, dated May 28, 2010.
    (3) For airplanes equipped with any horizontal stabilizer 
electronic control unit (HSECU) P/N 051244-04, replace the HSECU 
with any HSECU identified in paragraph (g)(3)(i), (g)(3)(ii), or 
(g)(3)(iii) of this AD, in accordance with the Accomplishment 
Instructions of Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-212, Revision 
2, dated July 7, 2011.
    (i) HSECU P/N 051244-02.
    (ii) Verified HSECU P/N 051244-04 having a stamped ``V.''
    (iii) HSECU P/N 051244-05.

(h) Retained Credit for Previous Actions

    This paragraph restates the provisions specified in paragraph 
(h) of AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 
2011). This paragraph provides credit for the HSECU replacement 
required by paragraph (g)(3)(i) or (g)(3)(ii) of this AD, if those 
replacements were performed before August 22, 2011 (the effective 
date of AD 2011-16-01), using Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 
7X-212, Revision 1, dated June 23, 2011, which is not incorporated 
by reference in this AD.

(i) Retained Revision of Airplane Flight Manual (AFM)

    This paragraph restates the requirements of paragraph (i) of AD 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011). As of 
August 22, 2011 (the effective date AD 2011-16-01), operate the 
airplane according to the limitations and procedures in the Dassault 
Falcon 7X AFM, Revision 12, dated June 16, 2011, until the actions 
required by paragraph (p) of this AD are accomplished. Revision 12 
introduces revised operational speed limitations and revised 
procedures accounting for the new TRIM EMERG button.

(j) Retained Electronic Checklist Database Installation

    This paragraph restates the requirements of paragraph (j) of AD 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011). Before 
further flight, install the electronic checklist V0007 database, in 
accordance with the Accomplishment Instructions of Dassault Service 
Bulletin 7X-213, dated June 22, 2011. Accomplishment of the actions 
required in paragraph (o) of this AD terminates the actions required 
by paragraph (j) of this AD.

(k) Retained Operating Restrictions

    This paragraph restates the requirements of paragraph (k) of AD 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011). Before 
further flight, revise the Limitations section of the Dassault 
Falcon 7X AFM to include the information provided in Figure 1 to 
paragraph (k) of this AD. This may be accomplished by inserting a 
copy of Figure 1 to paragraph (k) of this AD into the AFM. 
Accomplishment of the actions required in paragraph (p) of this AD 
terminates the actions required by paragraph (k) of this AD.

Figure 1 to Paragraph (k) of This AD

    Dispatch with any inoperative equipment identified below is 
prohibited. This prohibition takes precedence over the FAA master 
minimum equipment list (MMEL) or any operator's MEL.

Air data systems (identified as MEL item 34-9)
Multi functional probe (MFP) heating system (identified as MMEL item 
30-1)
ACMU3 and ACMU4 (identified as MMEL item 27-3)
LH REAR POWER 3 (identified as MMEL item 27-5-(-6)
Back-up mode (identified as MMEL item 27-8)

(l) Retained Maintenance Program Revision

    This paragraph restates the requirements of paragraph (l) of AD 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011).
    (1) Within 30 days after August 22, 2011 (the effective date of 
AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011)), 
revise the maintenance program to incorporate Maintenance Planning 
Document (MPD) Task 27-40-00-710-801, as specified in Dassault 
Aviation, Falcon 7X Maintenance Manual (MM), Falcon 7X--Chapter 5-
40-00 after Rev 01, dated June 10, 2011 (commonly referred to as 
Dassault Change Proposal (CP) CP009 to Chapter 5-40-00 of Dassault 
Falcon 7X MM). The initial compliance time for doing the operational 
test of the HSTS electric motors reversion relays is 1,850 flight 
hours after accomplishment of the applicable actions required by 
paragraph (g) of this AD. Accomplishment of the actions required in 
paragraph (q) of this AD terminates the actions required by 
paragraph (l) of this AD.
    (2) The MM revision required by paragraph (l) of this AD may be 
done by inserting a copy of Dassault CP CP009, dated June 10, 2011, 
to Chapter 5-40-00 of Dassault Falcon 7X MM into the MM. When 
Dassault CP CP009 has been included in general revisions of the MM, 
the general revisions may be inserted into the MM, provided the 
relevant information in the general revision is identical to that in 
Dassault CP CP009, and Dassault CP CP009 may be removed.

(m) Retained Limitations for Alternative Procedures or Intervals

    This paragraph restates the requirements of paragraph (m) of AD 
2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR47424, August 5, 2011). After 
the maintenance program has been revised as required by paragraph 
(l) of this AD, no alternative procedure or interval for the 
operational test may be used unless the procedure and/or interval is 
approved as an alternative method of compliance (AMOC) in accordance 
with the procedures specified in paragraph (s) of this AD.

(n) Retained FAA AD Differences

    This paragraph restates the AD differences identified by Note 3 
of AD 2011-16-01, Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011). 
This AD differs from the mandatory continuing airworthiness 
information (MCAI) and/or service information as follows:
    (1) European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD 2011-0114R2 
requires repetitive operational tests of the HSTS electric motors 
reversion relays, and specifies that the aircraft maintenance 
program may be revised in lieu of those repetitive tests. This FAA 
AD mandates revising the maintenance program.
    (2) EASA AD 2011-0114R2 does not include any requirement to 
revise the electronic checklist. Paragraph (j) of this FAA AD 
requires this action.
    (3) EASA AD 2011-0114R2 mandates amending the minimum equipment 
list (MEL) by removing certain items. This FAA AD instead requires 
revising the AFM to prohibit dispatch with those items inoperative. 
The operational effect, however, is the same.

(o) New Fly-By-Wire System Modification

    Within 12 months after accomplishing the actions required by 
paragraph (g) of this AD or within 9 months after the effective date 
of this AD, whichever is later: Modify the fly-by-wire system 
installed in the airplane to the 2.1.7.3 standard, in accordance 
with the Accomplishment Instructions of Dassault Mandatory Service 
Bulletin 7X-214, dated August 30, 2011, as revised by Dassault 
Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-214, Revision Erratum, dated January 
26, 2012. Accomplishment of the actions required in paragraph (o) of 
this AD terminates the actions required by paragraph (j) of this AD.

(p) New AFM Revision

    After accomplishing the actions required by paragraph (o) of 
this AD: Operate the airplane thereafter according to the 
limitations and procedures specified in Dassault Falcon 7X AFM, 
Revision 13, dated August 29, 2011. Accomplishment of the actions 
required by this paragraph terminates the requirements of paragraphs 
(i) and (k) of this AD; thereafter, the AFM limitation required by 
paragraph (k) of this AD may be removed from the AFM.

(q) New Maintenance Program Revision

    Within 30 days after the effective date of this AD: Revise the 
maintenance program to

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incorporate Chapter 5-40-00, Airworthiness Limitations, of the 
Dassault Falcon 7X MM DGT 107838, Revision 2, dated August 25, 2011, 
into the MM.
    (1) The initial compliance time for the operational test of the 
HSTS trim emergency command is within 650 flight hours after the 
modification required by paragraph (o) of this AD.
    (2) The initial compliance time for the operational test of the 
HSTS electric motors reversion relays is within 5,050 flight hours 
after the modification required by paragraph (o) of this AD.
    (3) Accomplishment of the actions required in paragraph (q) of 
this AD terminates the actions required by paragraph (l) of this AD.

(r) New Limitations for Alternative Actions or Intervals

    After accomplishing the revision required by paragraph (q) of 
this AD, no alternative actions (e.g., inspections) or intervals may 
be used unless the actions or intervals are approved as an AMOC in 
accordance with the procedures specified in paragraph (s) of this 
AD.

(s) Other FAA AD Provisions

    The following provisions also apply to this AD:
    (1) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs): The Manager, 
International Branch, Transport Airplane Directorate, ANM-116, 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 International Branch, send it to ATTN: Tom 
Rodriguez, Aerospace Engineer, International Branch, ANM-116, 
Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, 
WA 98057-3356; telephone (425) 227-1137; fax (425) 227-1149. 
Information may be emailed to: 9-ANM-116-AMOC-REQUESTS@faa.gov. 
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. The AMOC approval letter must specifically reference this 
AD. AMOCs approved previously in accordance with AD 2011-16-01, 
Amendment 39-16759 (76 FR 47424, August 5, 2011), are approved as 
AMOCs for the corresponding provisions of this AD.
    (2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement in this AD to obtain 
corrective actions from a manufacturer or other source, use these 
actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective actions are considered 
FAA-approved if they are approved by the State of Design Authority 
(or their delegated agent). You are required to assure the product 
is airworthy before it is returned to service.

(t) Related Information

    (1) Refer to MCAI EASA Airworthiness Directive 2011-0241, dated 
December 19, 2011, and the service information specified in 
paragraphs (t)(1)(i) though (t)(1)(ix) of this AD.
    (i) Chapter 5-40-00, Airworthiness Limitations, of the Dassault 
Falcon 7X MM DGT 107838, Revision 2, dated August 25, 2011.
    (ii) Dassault Change Proposal CP009 to Chapter 5-40- 00 of 
Dassault Falcon 7X Maintenance Manual), dated June 10, 2011.
    (iii) Dassault Falcon 7X Airplane Flight Manual, Revision 12, 
dated June 16, 2011.
    (iv) Dassault Falcon 7X Airplane Flight Manual, Revision 13, 
dated August 29, 2011.
    (v) Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-211, Revision 2, 
including New Standard Installation Checklist and Appendix A, dated 
June 22, 2011, including FCS Data Loading Procedure, Issue D, dated 
May 28, 2010.
    (vi) Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-212, Revision 2, 
dated July 7, 2011.
    (vii) Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-214, dated August 
30, 2011.
    (viii) Dassault Mandatory Service Bulletin 7X-214, Revision 
Erratum, dated January 26, 2012.
    (ix) Dassault Service Bulletin 7X-213, dated June 22, 2011.
    (2) For service information identified in this AD, contact 
Dassault Falcon Jet, P.O. Box 2000, South Hackensack, New Jersey 
07606; telephone 201-440-6700; Internet http://www.dassaultfalcon.com. You may review copies of the referenced 
service information at the FAA, Transport Airplane Directorate, 1601 
Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA. For information on the availability of 
this material at the FAA, call 425-227-1221.

    Issued in Renton, Washington, on June 14, 2013.
Ali Bahrami,
Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification 
Service.
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