Single-Engine Piston Communiqué

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) CE-18-07 regarding v-band exhaust couplings (clamps) used on turbocharged engines. Finally, learn more about Single-Engine Piston Communiqué.

Failure of engine exhaust system couplings on turbocharged engines can cause significant damage to adjacent engine components and aircraft structure. Likewise, periodic inspections of turbocharged engine exhaust systems should include detailed inspections of v-band exhaust couplings. Finally, FAA SAIB CE-18-07 includes helpful technical information to supplement inspections of turbocharged exhaust v-band couplings.

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