Squawk Box

May 2006 Issue

Squawk Box: 05/06

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


Cessna 172S
Worn Aileron Control Cable

During a 100-hour inspection, the technician found a flat spot on the l/h aileron crossover cable. The problem area was at the aileron cable abrasion strip attached to the rib assembly at wing station 71.19. Further investigation found the cable beginning to fray. To prevent the wear, the technicia recommended that the abrasion strip be lowered or a pulley installed. The abrasion strip is p/n 0523233-3. The stainless steel control cable is p/n is 0510105-364. Part total time: 2065.8 hours.

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