Squawk Box

January 2005 Issue

Squawk Box: 01/05

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


American General Model AG-5B
Seatbelt Plate Installation

While replacing the rear passenger seatbelts, a technician discovered the reinforcement plate (P/N 5102330-6) had been installed on the forward side of the aft seat bulkhead under the seatbelt attach bracket. The –6 plate should have been installed on the aft side of the bulkhead in accordance with AGAG drawing 5102299. Furthermore, MS20364-1032 (thin sheer nut) was used to secure the AN3-5A retaining bolts. MS20365-1032 or MS21042-3 nuts should have been installed as indicated on the drawing....

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