Squawk Box

July 2007 Issue

Corrosion And Chafing

A repair station states it has begun removing the four screws attaching the elevator trim tab horn to the trim tab to inspect them for corrosion at every annual inspection performed on 300/400 series Cessnas. The facility reports finding numerous screws corroded almost in half; there is no way to inspect these screws (p/n AN515-8R26 and MS35206-251) without removing them.

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