Squawk Box

December 2007 Issue

Corrosion And leaks

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

Upon investigating a loose rudder pedal, the controls were disassembled. We found the shaft had been double-drilled with the holes overlapping. This aircraft is a relatively new aircraft, having been certificated in January 2002. Pilot’s rudder pedal assembly: p/n 002-524040. Left rudder pedal shaft: p/n 002-524016-5.

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