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Type: Airworthiness
Notice Date: Monday, February 28, 2022
Notice Number: NOTC2284
AD 2022-05-09 for Certain MARS A.S Emergency Parachutes
This posting will be removed on
Friday, March 31, 2023

On February 25, 2022 the FAA issued Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2022-05-09 for certain MARS A.S. emergency parachutes. This AD results from the length of the ripcord between the pins being too long, which could cause a malfunction of the emergency parachute. This AD requires removing emergency parachutes with certain manufacture dates or serial numbers from service. The AD is published in the Federal Register at: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/02/25/2022-04098/airworthiness-directives-mars-as-parachutes.

For further information about this AD, please contact Darren Gassetto, COS Program Manager, Boston ACO Branch; email: 9-AVS-AIR-BACO-COS@faa.gov.