Squawk Box

September 2005 Issue

Squawk Box: 09/05

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

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American General AG-5B
Seatbelt Doubler Installation

While replacing the rear passenger seatbelts, it was discovered the p/n 5102330-6 reinforcement plate 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 AG Drawing 5102299. Furthermore, an MS20364-1032 (thin shear nut) was used to secure the AN3-5A retaining bolts. MS 20365-1032 or MS21042-3 nuts should have been installed as called out on the drawing. This arra...

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