Squawk Box

October 2004 Issue

Squawk Box: 10/04

The following information is derived from the FAA’s Service Difficulty Reports and Aviation Maintenance Alerts.


Various Cessna single-engine pistons
KAP-140 Autopilots

A new Airworthiness Directive, AD 2004-15-19, supercedes AD 2003-24-13, which applies to certain Cessna Models 172R, 172S, 182S, 182T, T182T, 206H, and T206H airplanes equipped with a certain Honeywell KAP 140 autopilot computer system installed on the center instrument control panel near the throttle. The superceded AD (2003-24-13) requires, among other actions, installing an update to the operating software of certain KAP 140 autopilot computer systems. The new AD (2004-15-19) results from the...

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