Information I found out about the AD if anyone is interested. The AD Number is 2017-11-11. The following is a portion of the AD.
(e) Required Actions
(1) Within 6 months, comply with either paragraph (e)(1)(i), (ii), (iii), or (iv) of this AD:
(i) Remove the ADS-B unit.
(ii) Disable and prohibit use of the ADS-B unit as follows:
(A) Pull and secure the circuit breaker and disconnect the internal GPS antenna connector from
the ADS-B unit and secure.
(B) Install a placard in view of the pilot that states “USING THE ADS-B SYSTEM IS
(C) Revise the Limitations section of the Aircraft Flight Manual supplement (AFMS) by
inserting a copy of this AD or by making pen-and-ink changes to add the following: “USING THE ADS-B SYSTEM IS PROHIBITED.”
(iii) Revise the software so the ADS-B unit broadcasts a SIL of 0.
(iv) Couple the ADS-B unit with an approved external GPS as follows:
(A) Interface the ADS-B unit with an Accord NexNav mini LRU GPS Receiver P/N 21000. (B) Revise the Limitations section of the AFMS by inserting a copy of this AD or by making
pen-and-ink changes to add the following: “OPERATION USING THE INTERNAL POSITION 15
SOURCE IS PROHIBITED. USE OF THE ACCORD NEXNAV MINI P/N 21000 EXTERNAL POSITION SOURCE IS REQUIRED.”
(2) After the effective date of this AD, do not install an ADS-B unit Model ADS600-B P/N 200- 0012, Model ADS600-B P/N 200-0013, or Model ADS600-EXP P/N 200-8013 on any aircraft unless you have complied with the requirements of paragraph (e)(1)(ii), (e)(1)(iii), or (e)(1)(iv) of this AD.
(f) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs)
(1) The Manager, Fort Worth Aircraft Certification Office, FAA, may approve AMOCs for this AD. Send your proposal to: Kyle Cobble, Aviation Safety Engineer, Fort Worth Aircraft Certification Office, Rotorcraft Directorate, FAA, 10101 Hillwood Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76177, telephone (817) 222-5172, email firstname.lastname@example.org
; or Michael Heusser, Program Manager, Continued Operational Safety Branch, Fort Worth Aircraft Certification Office, Rotorcraft Directorate, 10101 Hillwood Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76177, telephone (817) 222-5038, email email@example.com
(2) For operations conducted under a 14 CFR part 119 operating certificate or under 14 CFR part 91, subpart K, we suggest that you notify your principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office or certificate holding district office before operating any aircraft complying with this AD through an AMOC.