Squawk Box

January 2012 Issue

AMOC For Cessna 150/152s

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

During an annual inspection, technicians found the l/h elevator balance weight (p/n 96-610022-7) detached from its mount. The r/h elevator balance weight was found both broken and loose on its mount. The detached l/h weight was able to shift position inside the elevator and cause an out-of-balance condition. This damage appears to be caused by vibration.

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