Squawk Box

December 2009 Issue

Rivets And More

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

During a scheduled inspection, the wire bundle mount (p/n S2606-2) holding the flap motor wire harness was found detached from the rib in the right wing, allowing the wire bundle to chafe into the inspection panel support on the wing. The wire bundle had two wires which were chafed completely through the insulation, allowing contact with the inspection panel support. Inspecting these mounts and replacing them as needed is recommended.

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