Suspected Unapproved Parts Details
Information received during a FAA Suspected Unapproved Parts (SUP) investigation revealed that between 2005 and 2008, Harry Krantz Company LLC, 50 Heartland Blvd, Brentwood, NY 11717, sold over 1000 falsely marked microprocessors to Bay Components, LLC, Inc., 600 Callahan Road, North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852-8523. Bay Components, LLC, Inc. in turn supplied the counterfeit microprocessors to a FAA Production Approval Holder who reported the counterfeit parts to the FAA.
Many of the counterfeit microprocessors sold by Harry Krantz Company LLC and Bay Components LLC, Inc. have these markings:
Date Code “832” or “9832”
Batch Number “M832100B”
Batch ID “464724338P” with date-code “832”