We received the following attached MANDATORY BULLETIN from URBAN AIR s.r.o., the manufacturer of the UFM-13 LAMBADA and UFM-11 LAMBADA:
Number: UFM-13 – 1/2009
Date of Issue 24.9.2009 (this date should be a typing error and read 24.3.2009, as may be taken from the bottom of each page of the Bulletin)
Applicable for UFM-13 from s.n. 1 to s.n. 123 and UFM-11 from s.n. 1 to 18
BEFORE NEXT FLIGHT:
PLEASE READ IT VERY CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW THE URBAN AIR INSTRUCTIONS WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT!
Chapter A. Airspeed limitation:
The UFM-13 version UL with flaperon applies to your aircraft.
- is the UFM-13 (13 m standard wingspan) version UL with flaperon
- has a Maximum Take-Off Weight of 540 kg
- allows for a Maximum Baggage Weight of 20 kg
Chapter B. Single check of elevator hungs on the stabilizer
We recommend to have an Approved Person of your Gliding Club or at your airfield assist you, if possible.
Do not forget to make the corresponding entry in your Flight Folio (and Airframe Logbook, if you have the latter).
Otherwise, please contact us.
Most likely this coming Tuesday afternoon, 31 March 2009, we will have an Approved Person at Brits airfield to assist you.
Further dates will be arranged.
With kind regards
Rainer Frieboese (on a business trip / out of the country until 10 April 2009)
Barbara Frieboese Rainer Frieboese
Wings 'n Tracks (Pty) Ltd., Brits Airfield, South Africa
Tel. +27 (0)12 255 5777 Fax +27 (0)12 255 5077 – out of order due to cable theft
Email to fax +27 (0) 86 648 6457
Mobile Barbara Frieboese +27 (0)82 713 1016
Mobile Rainer Frieboese +27 (0)82 873 7273
Kind regards, Dirk de Vos.