Service bulletins

In this section all valid bulletins are available for download.
There are two kinds of bulletins: Mandatory [M] and Informative [I].

Service Bulletins BB and BB-S

Bulletin No. Date of issue Reason Action Files
BB/50-1 12.5.2016 Replacement of Egeflex hoses M PDF [1,53 MB]
BB/49 1.5.2016 Lack of S23 cylinder support  M  PDF [77 kB]
BB/48 1.5.2016 Discolouration of deflation system control lines  M  PDF [127 kB]
BB/47 1.5.2016 Reduction of maximum occupancy of Kubicek open baskets  M  PDF [70 kB]
BB/46 --- Not issued  --- ---
BB/45 30.4.2014 Possibility of damage to the envelope fabric in contact with window foil for early designs. M PDF [283 kB]
BB/44 9.10.2013 An information on obligation to report service difficulties, suggestions and comments introduced. M PDF [55 kB]
BB/43-1
BB-S/7-1
29.5.2012 Pilot flame check on Komet Plus burners M PDF [231 kB]
BB/42
BB-S/6
24.11.2011 Reduction of the maximum occupancy of the baskets K10 and K25P. M PDF [53 kB]
BB/41
BB-S/5
5.10.2011 A new revision of the Flight Manual - introduction of new baskets.
Ban on use of leather fuel cylinder straps.
M PDF [47 kB]
BB/40 2.5.2011 A new revision of the Flight Manual provides better instructions for balloon operation, mainly concerning tethered flights and operation in windy conditions.
Applicable for hot-air balloons, type BB of serial numbers 640 and higher registered in the USA only.
I PDF [47 kB]

BB/39
BB-S/4

18.11.2010 Detailed visual inspection of middle hinge of Ignis - 2 units burner M PDF [47 kB]
BB/38 29.10.2010 A new revision of the Flight Manual provides better instructions for operation in windy conditions. I PDF [51 kB]
BB/37
BB-S/3
11.5.2010 Renewal of the range of approved combinations of Kubicek envelopes with Aerotechnik bottom ends and Aerotechnik envelopes with Kubicek bottom ends. I PDF [54 kB]
BB/36
BB-S/2
2.3.2010 1) Enhanced description of the envelope fabric grab test
2) Enhanced information for maintenance of burners
3) Added description of operators' obligation to report troubles
4) Added description of adjusting the parachute centralising lines for envelopes BB17XR and BB20XR
5) Enhanced instructions and limitations for tethered flights and take-off with use of quick-release
6) Extension of range of the Loading Graph
M PDF [77 kB]
BB/35 17.4.2009 EASA approval for installation of the door and passenger seats into K models of baskets I PDF [64 kB]
BB/34 2.3.2009 New rearranged edition of the Flight and Maintenance Manual I PDF [47 kB]
BB/33 29.9.2008 Modifications of some parts of specified Ignis burner units M PDF [40 kB]
BB-S/1 17.12.2007 Extension of BB-S type family I PDF [45 kB]
BB/32 30.7.2007 Transfer of balloon s/n 203, 207 and 400 to BB type family I PDF [51 kB]
BB/31 30.7.2007 MTOW change of all balloon models.
Flight manual change No. 11.
I PDF [40 kB]
BB/30 18.4.2007 Irregular inspection of 2-tank manifold (T-joints) in fuel system M PDF [354 kB]
BB/29 20.2.2006 Extension of BB type with the new BB60 Z
Modification of content of Section 4 in Maitenance Manual
I PDF [136 kB]
BB/28 25.8.2005 Extension of the BB type with the new BB85Z I PDF [56 kB]
BB/22b-1 23.12.2004 Requirements for the combination of BB balloon parts with the parts from other balloon manufacturers (Revisition No.1) I PDF [185 kB]
BB/27a 25.10.2004 1) Extension of the BB type to include the new envelope BB70Z
2) Extension of the BB type to include the new basket K32T
I PDF [72 kB]
BB/26a 20.1.2004 1) Extension of the BB type to include the Komet Trio burner
2) Approval of the adjustable height burner frame with Komet Duo burner
I PDF [147 kB]
BB/25b 28.4.2003 Tightness enhancement of the main flight and whisper valve. Komet Duo. M PDF [149 kB]
BB/24a 12.2.2003 1) Extension of the BB type to include the BB42Z envelope
2) Extension of the BB type to include the K22 basket
3) Approval of the design change on the KOMET DUO burners
4) Approval of the new Smart Vent + Deflation System
5) Type Approval No. S-145-02/127-92 for Cameron steel and titanium fuel cylinders
6) Change of operational limitations
M PDF [144 kB]
BB/23a 26.11.2002 Burner faultes caused by main flight valve leak
The AD No. CAA-AD-2-049/02 has been issued
M PDF [142 kB]
BB/22b 30.9.2002 Requirements for the combination of BB balloon parts with the parts from other balloon manufacturers I PDF [156 kB]
BB/21a 1.7.2002 1) Extension of the BB type to include the BB20 GP envelope
2) Change of operational limitations
M PDF [140 kB]
BB/20b 1.3.2002 Certification of BB balloons with older S/N than have been approved by the LBA according to Type Certificate No. 8069 I PDF [153 kB]
BB/19a 1.2.2002 DS modification of BB FWEIN balloon I PDF [141 kB]
BB/18a 15.1.2002 1) Extension of the BB type to include the BB30Z envelope
2) Extension of the BB type to include the K25P basket
3) Extension of the BB type to include the KOMET DUO/K25 burner frame
4) Change of the inspection validity for Schroeder VA50 and VA70 fuel cylinders
Concers the Maintenance Manual only
M PDF [147 kB]
BB/17a 15.1.2002 1) Extension of the BB type to include the BB30Z envelope
2) Extension of the BB type to include the K25P basket
3) Extension of the BB type to include the KOMET DUO/K25 burner frame
4) Change of the inspection validity for Schroeder VA50 and VA70 fuel cylinders
Concers the Flight Manual only
M PDF [147 kB]
BB/16a 18.10.2001 Formal changes and unification of Flight Manuals M PDF [142 kB]
BB/15a 18.10.2001 Issue of a new Flight Manual (czech, english and german version) M PDF [143 kB]
BB/14a 18.10.2001 Issue of a new Maintenance Manual (czech and english version) M PDF [143 kB]
BB/13a 12.6.2001 Unification of inspections of BB FWEIN balloon
Cancelled by the mandatory bulletin No. BB/19a
I PDF [126 kB]
BB/12a 20.6.2000 Extension of the BB type to include the K40Y basket M PDF [153 kB]
BB/11b 1.2.2000 Extension of the BB balloons to include a Nitrogen technical gas set I not available
BB/10b 16.6.1999 Extension of the BB type with the new KOMET DUO burner I not available
BB/9a 1.3.1999 1) Deletion of the DTR BB thermometers
2) Type Approval No. S-103-98 for the combi instrument FLYTEC 3040
The AD No. CAA-AD-2-049/98 has been issued
M not available
BB/8b 13.10.1998 Replacing Quality certificates with the JAA FORM ONE I not available
BB/7b 25.8.1998 Max. take-off weight by the BB LIAZ balloon I not available
BB/6a 13.5.1998 Prohibition from opening the Smart Vent higher than 2 m above ground M not available
BB/5b 12.3.1998 1) Type Approval No. S-119-97 for the M1electronic thermometer
2) Type Approval No. S-1-98 for the Piccolo Plus combined instrument
3) Extension of the BB type to include the K12 and K12A baskets
4) Change of the basket name from K VS to K12
5) Formal changes
I not available
BB/4b 8.10.1996 1) Type Approval No. S-93-96 for the Schroeder VA70 fuel cylinder
2) Formal changes
I not available
BB/3a 2.10.1995 Burner faultes caused by main flight valve loosness M not available
BB/2a 3.6.1993 Change of the duralumin carabiners I not available
BB/1a - Bulletin has not been isued - -

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