Squawk Box

June 2004 Issue

Squawk Box: 06/04

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


Lycoming IO-540 Engines
Crankshaft Gear Bolts

A new AD supercedes AD 2002-23-06 regarding certain zinc plated crankshaft gear retaining bolts installe d in Lycoming AEIO-540, IO-540, LTIO-540, and TIO-540 series engines. The AD retains the original requirement but expands the population of affected engines by 161. In addition, it AD adds five additional kits (alternative method of complia nce) for replacing the crankshaft gear retaining bolts.

Lancair 400
Fuel Pressure Transducer

AD 2004-06-09, Fuel Pressure Transducer Inspection,...

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