Alternators

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

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Beech H35 Bonanza Improper Mounting The alternator suffered a total mechanical failure after only 144.7 hours. The replacement unit failed after only 41.8 hours in service. Observation suggests the alternator case hardware was not properly torqued and/or was not assembled with locking fluid. Each failure found the aircraft in near-IMC conditions. Part total time: 41.8 […]
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