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FAA Unapproved Parts Notifications (UPN)

UPNs are ordered by year posted and not by SUP case year.

2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
FAA UPNs Posted in 2009
Date Posted Subject Number
12/10/2009 Hoover Precision Products, Inc. - Bearing assemblies with improperly heat treated ball bearings 2009-20090817004 (PDF)
09/18/2009 Weatherly Aircraft Nevada, Bogalusa, LA - Selling aircraft parts without FAA approval 2009-20090512001 (PDF)
09/09/2009 Watson's Profiling Corporation - Manufacturing Aircraft Parts without FAA Approval 2009-20080703001 (PDF)
08/17/2009 Acme Components Company SMLJ15CD TR-T Diodes - Produced without Parts Manufacturer Approval 2009-200700141 (PDF)
08/17/2009 Chatsworth Rubber - Nonconforming MS and NAS O-Rings 2009-200600012 (PDF)
08/27/2009 Elliptical Systems Incorporated Current Limiters, Overhead Reading Light Switches and Avia-Dynamics Corp. Coffee Brew Trays - Sold without Parts Manufacturer Approval 2007-00016 (PDF)
08/27/2009 Plymouth Tube Company-Failed to conduct all required testing as stated on Certificate of Compliance for stainless/nickel alloy tube material supplied to Aerospace Industry 2009-20080716034 (PDF)
01/30/2009 XP Modifications Inc. Cessna 172 Engine Mounts - Produced without Parts Manufacturer Approval 2009-20080401002 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2008
Date Posted Subject Number
11/4/2008 FH 1100 Manufacturing Corporation -- FH 1100 helicopter parts sold and/or returned to service with no traceability 2008-200700169 (PDF)
08/01/2008 Mid Continent Aircraft Corp. -- Improperly produced and sold parts for installation on agricultural aircraft. 2008-S20080226009 (PDF)
06/19/2008 Brian D. Snyder d.b.a. Smooth Landings, Inc. aka Always Airborne -- Fraudulent maintenance record entries for inspection and repairs. 2008-S20080418002 (PDF)
06/19/2008 WECO, Inc. -- Improperly returned to service aircraft components and instruments. 2008-S20080411011 (PDF)
06/12/2008 Rolls Royce Impeller wheels lost in shipping : part number 23079946, serial numbers MW51835, MW51837, MW51839 and MW51840 did not complete manufacturing processes and are not airworthy. 2008-S20071123008 (PDF)
05/08/2008 Concord International Aerospace, Inc. -- Approved various aircraft parts for return to service using fraudulently produced documents. 2008-200700111 (PDF)
05/08/2008 The Aviation Group, Inc. (TAG) -- Improper maintenance General Design, Inc., DC motors and Beechcraft main landing gear actuator assemblies. 2008-200500171 (PDF)
4/21/2008 Beloate's Aircraft Trim, Inc. -- Fraudulently produced and sold sewn and woven textile products such as seat covers, carpeting, float covers, straps and other associated parts. 2008-200500151 (PDF)
3/27/2008 Robert A. Weber and/or Johnathan F. Regier, d.b.a. Webco Aircraft Company -- Improper maintenance Piper Comanche and Twin Comanche aircraft (all models) parts. 2008-S2007083021 (PDF)
3/26/2008 Aeronautical Technology, Inc., d.b.a. Aero Technology -- Improper maintenance TCAS display indicators 2008-200600159 (PDF)
3/26/2008 Stevens Aviation, Inc. -- Improperly maintained various electronic controllers 2008-S200700130 (PDF)
3/25/2008 AAR Landing Gear Services. -- Improper Maintenance of Main Landing Gear Truck Beams 2008-S20080110024 (PDF)
2/28/2008 Ford Instruments and Accessories, LC -- Improper maintenance cabin controllers and outflow valves. 2008-S20070831032 (PDF)
2/21/2008 Genuine Repairs Aerospace, Inc. -- Improper maintenance and return to service engine rotating groups and components. 2008-S20071128005 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2007
Date Posted Subject Number
12/14/2007 Jerry R. Comeaux dba Quality Aircraft Support . -- Improper returned to service auxiliary power units and component parts S2007-00727004 (PDF)
11/07/2007 Aerospace Precision, Inc. -- Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Accessories and Wheel and Brake Assemblies 2007-00139 (PDF)
06/15/2007 Hollywood Manufacturing, Inc. - Swash-plate Support Bolts 2007-00089 (MS Word)
06/14/2007 Anco-Tech, Inc. – Fraudulently Produced Titanium Tubing 2003-00236 (MS Word)
05/04/2007 Santa Fe Aerospace Corporation – Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Appliances 2007-00045 (MS Word)
04/27/2007 Eurocopter Alouette Helicopters (Specific Models) — Improperly Certificated and Imported Into U.S. 2007-00104 (MS Word)
04/16/2007 George Myles, Jr.; Miles Aviation, Inc.; Myles Aviation, Inc. -- Falsification of Documents 2005-00168 (MS Word)
04/04/2007 Schoeben and Schoeben, Inc., d/b/a Metal Tech – Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Components 2007-00051 (MS Word)
03/14/2007 Revised: Aerospace Instrument Support, Inc. - KX-99A Antenna Adapters 2006-00083 (MS Word)
01/18/2007 Hill Industries, Inc. – Tail Rotor Hanger Bearings 2006-00097 (MS Word)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2006
Date Posted Subject Number
12/22/2006 Aircraft Power & Service, Inc. – Improper Maintenance
of Pratt & Whitney JT8D Aircraft Engine Components
2006-00178
(MS Word)
12/08/2006 Crankcase Services USA, Ltd. –
Improper Maintenance of Reciprocating Engine Crankcases
2006-00136
(MS Word)
11/16/2006 REVISED CAPSED, Inc. –
Boeing 737 Galley Kits
2005-00208
(MS Word)
11/15/2006 Fat Angel Aviation Services, Inc. –
Improper Maintenance of Accessories and Instruments
2006-00157
(MS Word)
11/05/2006 Standby Parts, Inc. –
Aircraft Parts Sold With Fraudulently Produced Documents
2002-00062
(MS Word)
10/05/2006 Micki's Balloon Repair –
Improper Maintenance of Hot Air Balloons
2006-00058
(MS Word)
08/01/2006 Bali Hai Helicopter Tours, Inc. –
Improper Maintenance of Bell Model 206B Helicopters
2006-00032
(MS Word)
05/09/2006 Southwest Cooler Service, Inc. –
Improper Maintenance of Air- and Fuel-Cooled Oil Coolers
2005-00187
(MS Word)
04/28/2006 C.P. Aero Accessory –
Improper Maintenance of Scintilla (Bendix) Magnetos
2006-00051
(MS Word)
02/13/2006 Thunderbird Aircraft Parts, Inc. –
Improper Maintenance of Thompson Fuel Pumps
2004-00053
(MS Word)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2005
Date Posted Subject Number
12/20/2005 Gross Instrument Corp. -- Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Components and Instruments 2005-00157 (MS Word)
12/15/2005 M&M International Aerospace Metals, Inc. -- Raw Metal Sold With Altered Material Certification 2004-00167 (MS Word)
9/28/2005 Misrepresented Cargo Unit Load Devices (ULDs) 2004-00036 (MS Word)
9/06/2005 Aircraft and Engines Approved for Return to Service by Robert Bryan Gould 2005-00064 (MS Word)
6/15/2005 Millennium Propeller Systems, Inc. -- Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Propellers 2004-00041 (PDF)
6/13/2005 Oxford Aviation Services, Limited (d/b/a CSE Aviation ) -- Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Propellers 2004-00146 (PDF)
2/09/2005 West Coast Cylinder Works -- Improper Maintenance of R-1820 Engine Cylinders 2004-00210 (PDF)
1/21/2005 Falcon Aircraft Accessories (FLAC) - Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Alternators, Generators, and Starters 2004-00076 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2004
Date Posted Subject Number
12/27/2004 Prop Center -- Improper Maintenance of Aircraft Propellers and Propeller Governors 2004-00120 (PDF)
12/17/2004 Aluminum Parts Heat-Treated by Temperform USA 2002-00146 (PDF)
09/28/2004 Engine Oil System and Fuel System Hoses 2003-00211 (PDF)
09/08/2004 Hose Clamps Installed in Bendix CADCs 2004-00051 (PDF)
09/08/2004 Illuminated Pushbutton Switches 2003-00066 (PDF)
06/21/2004 Inflatable Services, Inc. -- Improper Maintenance of Life Rafts and Life Vests 2002-00098 (PDF)
04/08/2004 Frantz Oil Filtration System -- George Walker Enterprises, Inc. 2001-00056 (PDF)
04/06/2004 Gateway Air Repair, Inc. -- Improper Maintenance 2004-00055 (PDF)
02/03/2004 Improper Maintenance Performed by Sidney Melvin Evans 2003-00043 (PDF)
01/15/2004 Improper Maintenance Performed on Lockheed C-130/L-100 Series Accessories 2003-00155 (PDF)
01/07/2004 Falsified Documentation From United Aircraft & Electronics (Khan, Gammoh, Munoz) 2002-00006 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2003
Date Posted Subject Number
07/29/2003 DC-10 Aircraft Generator Diodes 1999-00260 (PDF)
06/17/2003 Improper Maintenance of Turbochargers 2001-00274 (PDF)
04/01/2003 T and W Propellers, Inc. - Improper Propeller Maintenance 2003-00142 (PDF)
03/21/2003 Improper Maintenance of Lycoming Engines 2002-00196 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2002
Date Posted Subject Number
10/16/2002 Boeing 707, 727, 737;Douglas DC-8, DC-9, DC-10 2001-00229 (PDF)
9/19/2002 Unapproved PRVs on Hot Air Balloons 2001-00139 (PDF)
8/12/2002 Improperly Overhauled Boeing 737 PCUs 2001-00089 (PDF)
7/26/2002 Renzco, Inc. -- Improper Maintenance 2002-00120 (PDF)
7/08/2002 Honeywell UK Limited Stolen Parts 2002-00073 (PDF)
7/08/2002 C&M Marine, Inc., Improper Repairs to Life Rafts 2002-00044 (PDF)
5/02/2002 Goodrich Aerospace Component Overhaul and Repair 1999-00154 (PDF)
5/02/2002 Cancelled 1999-00104
3/07/2002 Aircraft Emergency Equipment 2001-00143 (PDF)
2/26/2002 Boeing 707 1999-092 (PDF)
2/04/2002 Aircraft parts supplied by Panaviation, S.r.l. 2001-00209 (PDF)
1/30/2002 Cadmar Aerospace, Inc. 2000-00152 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2001
Date Posted Subject Number
12/19/2001 T.V.K. Aviation Supply 2001-00163 (PDF)
12/19/2001 Marchini Instruments Corp. 2001-00059 (PDF)
7/16/2001 Reverse Engineering, Inc. 1999-00310 (PDF)
4/20/2001(revised 9/10/2010) Heat-treated aluminum parts 1998-00233 (rev) (PDF)
4/4/2001 Parts maintained and approved for return to service by Total Airframe & Turbine Corporation 2001-00076 (PDF)
3/22/2001 Hamilton Standard propeller hubs - Model 2D30. 1999-00302 (PDF)
3/13/2001 Assorted O-rings, seals, and gaskets manufactured for military aircraft. 2001-00046 (PDF)
3/5/2001 Electric motor used in anti-collision and wing position lights 98-310 (PDF)
1/12/2001 All aircraft 2000-194 (PDF)

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FAA UPNs Posted in 2000
Date Posted Subject Number
10/10/2000 Pratt & Whitney JT3D and JT8D Engines 97-029 (PDF)
9/29/2000 Gulfstream Aerospace G-159, British Aerospace HS 748, Fokker F27, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries YS-11, General Dynamics (Convair), and Vickers-Armstrongs Viscount 2000-135 (PDF)
8/29/2000 Aircraft Seals (This UPN has been revised. See UPN No. 2017-98-071R) 98-071 (PDF)
8/29/2000 Aircraft Altimeters 99-228 (PDF)
8/29/2000 Door and window seals typically installed on, but not limited to, Cessna, Piper, Beech, and Mooney aircraft 2000-001 (PDF)
8/18/2000 DeHavilland DHC-6 Aircraft, Series 100/200/300 99-123 (PDF)
7/26/2000 All propellers maintained, altered, or approved for return to service by Thunderbird Propellers, Inc., of Bethany, OK. 97-012 (PDF)
7/17/2000 General Aviation Aircraft - Continental and Lycoming reciprocating engines 2000-107 (PDF)
7/17/2000 Installed on, but not limited to, Fokker F28, Lockheed L1011, and Airbus 300 Series 99-180 (PDF)
7/17/2000 Bell Helicopter 206L-1, 206L-3, 206L-4 99-179 (PDF)
7/17/2000 Hartzell Aluminum Propeller Blades - Compact Series 99-147 (PDF)
7/17/2000 Aircraft parts that are new, repaired, overhauled, or were inspected and approved for return to service between January 1, 1996, to the present by Air Electronic Corporation 98-220 (PDF)
7/12/2000 Allied Signal Engines ALF502, ALF507, T55L712, and T55L714 99-128 (MS Word)
7/10/2000 Pratt & Whitney JT3D and JT8D Engine, High-Pressure Compressor Disks 99-139 (PDF)
5/18/2000 (Bulk Wire Rope) manufactured between 1991 and 1998, which can be used for aircraft/engine/propeller control cables 99-273 (PDF)

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