Service Bulletins


Bulletin Type
Issue no: Title

Rotax Engine Service Bulletins
All X Series and XT Series aircraft. Note: we do not list Rotax bulletins on this site! Refer to: Rotax Owners Association

SB002 - 21 November 2003
Microlight Wing Nose Channel
Early, Edge, Wizard and Streak Wings Contact factory if not sure if applicable to your wing

SB003 - 13 April 2006
Issue2 - Control Frame Knuckles
Streak 3 and Cruze Wings only. serial numbers from 0 and upto and including: Streak 3: ST3-001 to ST3-092 Cruze: CZ-001 to CZ-042

SB004 - 4 October 2005
Cruze Wing to XT-912 Base
All XT Aircraft

SB005 - 4 October 2005
Streak 3 Upgrade to 450kg
XT-912 -092 serial numbers and prior

SB006 - 24 April 2007
XT Series Battery Protection and Mast Cam Handle Wire
XT-912, serial numbers 001 to 0169 inclusive. XT-582, serial numbers 001 to 0040 inclusive. Unless previously accomplished

SB007 - 17 March 2008
Sail Life Extension
Wings up to 450kg MTOW Edge,Wizard,Streak Series, Cruze, Merlin Wings

SB008 - September 2009
XT Rear Axle

XT Aircraft - serial numbers above XT-912-0245 for the 912 XT series and XT-582-0043 for the 582 XT

SB009 - 27 October 2010
XT Series Battery Cover Install
XT-912, serial numbers 001 to 0244 inclusive, XT-582, serial numbers 001 to 0056 inclusive, unless previously accomplished.

SB010 - 30 Octoer 2010
SST Pullback Adjuster Installation and Instructions
SST wings, serial numbers 001 to 068 inclusive, unless previously accomplished.

SB011 - October 2010
Mast Support Wire
X Series trike bases, all serial numbers unless previously accomplished

SB012 - 06 February 2011
Helmets - Microlight - Type: Icaro
Wire loops that hold the chin straps on Icaro Microlight helmets can fail.

Rotax Engine Service Bulletins
Replacement of the pressure side fuel hose at fuel pump part no.893114 for ROTAX Engine Type 912 (Series). Note: All Microlights provided by Airborne with engines already fitted comply and no action is necessary

SB014 - 16 January 2013
XT Fork Carrier Inspection
Inspect for cracks below weld bead prior to next flight and then every 100 hrs as per Maintenance Manual

Replacement of fuel pumps for ROTAX 912UL
Engine type Rotax 912 UL from S/N 4408362 up to S/N 4410000 inclusive / 6770101 up to 6770278 inclusive.
Note: Aircraft owners with affected engines are directed to their local Rotax dealer

SB016 - 30 Sept 2013
XT Series Fuel Tank Inspection for cracks. Prior to next flight and incorporated in pre flight
This service bulletin describes inspecting a specific area of the fuel tank. Routine inspection of the fuel tank is also specified in the Maintenance Schedule of the Maintenance Manual at 25 hours, and at every 100 hours, and checking for leaks forms part of the Aircraft Operating Instructions Complete Trike Pre-Flight Inspection.
Note Compliance:Prior to next flight and incorporated in pre flight

SB017 - 7 May 2014
XT912 Engine Coolant
All XT 912 series trike bases inclusive unless previously accomplished.

SB018 - Approved Base and Wing combinations - Australia Some confusion is beginning to arise as to whether or not customers own/operate an approved combination of Airborne Windsports wing and base. This service information is issued to clarify the approval status of AirBorne Wing and Base combinations.