January 31, 2013 - Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) 13003, Potential Safety Issue with Canopy Separation on the Aero Vodochody L-39 Airplane, is now published by the FAA.
This SAFO alerts owners, operators, repair stations, and mechanics holding Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificates, to service difficulties and safety issues associated with the Aero Vodochody L-39C and L-39ZA variants.
A SAFO contains important safety information and may include recommended action. SAFO content should be especially valuable to air carriers in meeting their statutory duty to provide service with the highest possible degree of safety in the public interest. Besides the specific action recommended in a SAFO, an alternative action may be as effective in addressing the safety issue named in the SAFO.