Squawk Box

August 2009 Issue

Twin And Turbine Troubles

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

The nose landing gear would not deploy on approach to landing. After nosegear removal, actuator drive shaft (p/n 50-820218) internal spline was discovered worn and sheared. Lubrication maintenance should be consistent to help reduce wear.

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