Squawk Box

January 2007 Issue

Service Limits

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

After a pilot reported an asymmetrical flap condition, the mechanic found the r/h flap extended approximately 10 degrees and the jackscrew flap attach bracket torn from the flap. The transmission and flap system was inspected per AD 82-27-13R2 (paragraphs A2 and A3) and found to meet specs (these measurements had not changed from previous inspections).

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