New AD note on Continental Cylinder

The long-feared Airworthiness Directive taking certain SAP cylinders out of service on Continental 470, 520 and 550 engines became effective today as the FAA published it on its regulatory website.

Mostly, if you have a SAP 500+ cubic inch cylinder on your airplane, and it’s sandcast, regulators are in a hurry for it to be taken out of service.

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