Strut Stuff

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

American General AA-5A Cheetah Debonded Nose Landing Gear Strut The nose landing gear strut debonded at the nose fork bearing spindle. Spindle and strut are bonded via a hot-bond agent while in an autoclave. Suspect debonding occurred due to unreported hard landings and extreme stress due to improper ground handling. Part total time: 3081.0 hours […]
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