Fuel Tank Rubber Bladder

Suspected Unapproved Parts Details

EMBRAER - EMB135 BJ Legacy
Part name
Fuel tank rubber bladder
Part Number
Serial Number

The Brazilian NAA (ANAC) has notified EASA that the production organisation PRONAL Elastomer Engineering, B.P. 18, 59115 Leers, France has issued a number of EASA Form 1 certificates for its products (P/N RAHE70370 and RAHE70371) based on the EASA revoked ETSO DGAC France Authorisation No. F.O.011 after the revocation date of 08 March 2017. The scope of this publication is to notify the aviation community that any EASA Form 1 or Dual release certificates associated with these parts that has been issued on or after 08 March 2017 by this organisation shall be considered as not valid.

Recommendation: Maintenance organisations, aircraft owners, operators, independent certifying staff, manufacturers, and parts suppliers are invited to make a determination of eligibility of those parts for installation, before accepting such parts into their organisations or before fitting it to an aircraft.

If any part is found in stock, it is recommended that it is quarantined to prevent installation until a determination can be made regarding its eligibility for installation.

It is also recommended to maintenance organisations, aircraft owners, and operators to check whether an unapproved part is already installed on in-service aircraft. If so, the part must be replaced with an appropriately approved one. The unapproved part shall be quarantined.

It is recommended that any new information regarding these parts should be sent to the EASA at SDM [at] easa.europa.eu.

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