Squawk Box

January 2011 Issue

Bound To Fail

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

Several reports of cracked nose landing gear forks (p/n: 20-3220-08-00) on both left and right sides have been received by the FAA’s Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDRS). The SDRS database records at least five such discrepancies, with in-service times ranging from 1926.7 to 573.6 hours.

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