This page has been designed and presented at the request of the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The purpose is to give details of all mandatory modifications and directives for the YAK series of aircraft.
Critical FOD barrier, it is strongly recommended that all operators of YAK 52 fit this barrier. Quote CAA mod number 9/217/M/9741 for compliance (applicable to YAK-52) A similar barrier can be made for the YAK-50 but we have not had that approved yet.
The following MPD’s relate to the YAK 52.
CAP 543, Time limited and task component change record All a/c coming to the register or those renewing Permits to fly must have this document raised.
MPD: 1997-009, Pneumatic starter isolation .[BU 7/95] to prevent engine starting with air off.
MPD: 1997-020 R1, Cone and pin type of seat belt. [old type can come undone inverted!!]
MPD: 1998-001 R2, Vedenyev/ Ivchenko M14P engine life limit. TBO 750 hrs till first OH, then every 500hrs to total of 2250hrs
MPD: 1998-016 R2, Inspection of up-lock piston assemblies every 200hrs or 3 years. The reason why this MPD came into existence.
MPD: 1998-017 R5, Airframe limitations and overhaul life. Initial airframe life 1000 hrs without spar strap.
MPD: 1998-020, Fabric covered control surfaces. Fabric covered control surfaces.
MPD: 2000-004 Crack in elevator control system. Mass balance weight arm.
MPD: 2004-004 air bottles inspection. Remove from a/c and internal inspection.
The following are mandatory manufactures directives, some extending the airframe life to 5000 hours. Click image to enlarge.
60 R, new center section main spar. 60 R, not fitted, note no bottom strap.
97 BD and UK CAA MPD: 1997-020 R1, Cone and pin type of seat belt
BU 7/95 MPD: 1997-009, Pneumatic starter isolation .[BU 7/95] to prevent engine starting with air off.