How to Make a Copy of your AD Report

Do you need a Copy of your AD Report?   If so, you can retain your Original Report, while making unique modifications to the Copied Report.

In the Copied Report, you can delete or add whatever ADs you do not want to include in the Original Report, which may be specific for your Technician working on a particular job.

Here is how to make a copy:

      1.  Open the AD Report
      2. On the left panel, click Report Options
      3. Select Make a Copy
      4. Change the Report Date (if you want) so you know when the Copy was made
      5. Save your changes

You can make as many copies of the Report as you like.

It is up to you if and when you delete the copies, to retain just the original.

Give this a try, and if you have any questions, feel free to Contact Us or visit www.AirworthinessDirectives.com We’re happy to help.

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NEW! “Suggested” Appliances in AD Reports

When in an AD Report, you can view “suggested” Appliances for your Airframe.  If you’ve also added engine(s) and propeller(s) to your Report, appliances will be suggested for those as well.

Open your AD Report.  Towards the lower portion of the header area, click on the Suggested Appliances link.  It will take you to a list of “suggested” Appliances where you can check mark the ADs you wish to add to your Report.

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From within the list, check off any Appliance ADs  you’d like to add, then click the Add Appliance ADs button.  This adds them to your Report.  Lastly, click the Return to Report button to go back to viewing your Report.  There, you will see the new Appliance ADs towards the bottom of your Report.

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*Please Note:  The Appliance ADs in this list are “suggested”, and are not a replacement for the process of searching for ALL Appliance ADs that may be applicable to your Airframe, Engine and Propeller.

If you wish to view ALL Appliance ADs, click the Select Appliance ADs link.  It will take you to a list of ALL Appliance ADs.  From there, check off any ADs you’d like to include to your Report and click the Add button.  You will automatically be taken to your AD Report, where you will see the ADs you just added, towards the bottom of your Report.

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How to Update an Old AD Report

Updating  an old AD Report with New ADs is easy.  Here’s how:

First, open the AD Report you’d like to Update.  There are several ways to do this:

  • A.  From the Member Dashboard, go to the left panel, click AD Reports, then My Cloud Reports.  From there, choose from the list that appears, or:
  • B.  Also on the Member Dashboard, you will see a list of your AD Reports in the center of the screen.  Click on the Report you want to access, or:
  • C. Click on My AD Compliance Reports for a complete list of AD Reports.

Once you’ve opened the old Report, go the left panel and click Report Options.  From there, choose Update with New ADs.

If there are any new ADs that have been issued since the original Report date, a list of applicable ADs for that airframe, engine(s), propeller(s) and all appliances will be shown.

If you want all the ADs in the list to be added to your report, simply click the “Update My Report” button.

If you want to remove some ADs, uncheck the boxes next to the AD number, then click the “Update My Report” button.

Now your new Report will have the most current ADs.  The newly added ADs will be marked with a gold star.

Note:   The “Update with New ADs” function duplicates the old Report, adds the New ADs, and stamps it with today’s date.   For historical preferences, the original old Report will stay intact, unchanged.  You can always delete the old Report if you no longer wish to retain it. 

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American Champion AD 17-07-10 Superseded by 18-14-06

New AD (18-14-06) further addresses maintenance for the American Champion 8KCAB:

The original AD 17-07-10 was “prompted by a report of a cracked hinge support and cracked hinge ribs, which resulted in partial loss of control with the aileron binding against the cove.” according to the superseding AD 18-14-06.

On January 11, 2018 the NPRM proposed to supersede AD 17-07-10, saying:

“Since  AD 17-07-10 was issued, ACAC redesigned the aileron hinge supports with a reinforcement kit to strengthen the supports and prevent future damage from developing. This proposed AD would require repetitive inspections of the aileron hinge support, installation of the aileron hinge support reinforcement kit, and incorporation of revised pages into the service manual. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.”

As a Member, or 10-Day Free Trial user, you can view the newly issued AD 18-14-06 on our website at:   www.AirworthinessDirectives.com

Here is an old article referencing the prompt to the original AD 17-07-10:

FAA Issues New AD for Super Decathlons

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Have you tried the NEW WORK ORDERS function yet? It allows you to:

1. Create, Save and Print a NEW Work Order.
2. Convert your Work Order to an Invoice.
3. Convert the entire Work Order, and/or Individual Discrepancies, to Logbook Sticker(s).
4. View and Edit previous Work Orders.
5. Print the Work Orders, Invoice and Logbook Stickers.

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