Squawk Box

October 2006 Issue

Chafing And Cracks

The following information is derived from the FAA’s Service Difficulty Reports and Aviation Maintenance Alerts. Beech (Raytheon) Model 58 Baron Chafing Fuel Line While retracting and extending the landing gear for adjustment of a drooping inboard main wheel door, abnormal noise and vibration (was noted at mid-cycle). Further investigation found the r/h main landing gear retract rod assembly chafing on the wheel well’s fuel crossfeed tubes (p/ns 002-920000-49 and 002-920000-51). …

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