Squawk Box

October 2010 Issue

Frayed And Separated

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

During a routine inspection an aileron cable (p/n 0510105-364) was found shiny (worn) where it passes through the ceiling pulley cluster. When it was viewed through a strong magnifying glass, many broken strands could be seen.

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