Suspected Unapproved Parts Details
On April 24, 2020 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published a SAFO (Safety Alert for Operators) 20010.
This SAFO alerts aircraft owners, operators, air agencies, and maintenance technicians of fraudulent documentation and possible improper maintenance performed on a variety of aircraft accessories/articles approved for return to service after November 3, 2016, by an employee of Aviatronics, LLC. This repair station previously held FAA Certificate No. ZVNR690L. The organisation also held an EASA approval No. EASA.145.6605.
In addition to the specified recommended actions in the SAFO 20010 document, if any articles/parts approved for return to service by Aviatronics, LLC, are found installed on a European registered aircraft or in stock in an EASA approved organisation, the EASA requests that a copy of the Dual release FAA Form 8130-3 and associated purchase documents be forwarded to the contact listed in this SAFO.
Please refer to SAFO 20010.