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FAA Tells Cirrus Pilots to Pay Special Attention to Ailerons During Preflight“The FAA’s Chicago Aircraft Certification Branch posted an aviation maintenance update late Tuesday for both the Cirrus SR-20 and SR-22 resulting from the investigation into a near-fatal accident at Houston Executive Airport in Katy Texas in May of 2018.” (www.flyingmag.com) More...
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Now the real question is if the safety wire was there when it came from the manufacturer. Hmm
My flight instructor beat into my brain to always make sure safety wire was always present where it needed to be. And if I wasn't sure, ASK. I ended up making sketches of where it was supposed to be. I was told horror tales of nose gears falling out on take-off rotation.
My CFI talked about looking for the safety wires on day 1. Been doing it ever since.
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So are we going to demand grounding all cirrus planes until this issue is investigated? Safety wire just doesn't fall off. Anyone in power want to be responsible for a sr22 losing control and taking out a bus full of kids for example? Senate? FBI? Hello?
You need to sign out of your account for a while Taylor. The amount of poo which has poured out of your mouth is overwhealming. Maybe you are more suited to a YouTube comment section?...