Failure of the rear flap pulley bracket probably due to insufficient weld area in conjunction with operation of flaps at excessive speeds.
Reports of cracks in the cast aluminum aileron bellcranks due to excessively tightening of the bolt which attaches the aileron push rod to the bellcrank.
Outlines the repair of Univair STC'd Stamped Ribs in accordance with the original STC and FAA Advisory Circular AC 43.13-1B.
These inspection notes are issued as a recommended check list to assist owners, operators, and maintenance personnel in keeping their Piper airplanes in an airworthy condition.
Trouble with the starter button sticking as a result of a loose connection in the starting circuit.
How to fix difficulties with the fabric where it attaches to the fuselage under the windshield top and/or directly over the rear edge of the windshield top attachment channel.
Reported cases of failure of a tail brace wire (10074-02 or 10074-03) on the above listed airplanes.
Information concerning the use of safety belts which do not have TSO approval.
This letter is to advise all concerned that as of September 1st, 1962, the Piper Aircraft Corporation considers the following aircraft models obsolete inasmuch as they have been out of production for at least seven years.
Material list and instructions to reinforce the area where the fabric attaches to the fuselage under the windshield top and/or directly over the rear edge of the windshield top attachment channel.
The round upper and lower tail brace tie rod assemblies, part numbers 10555-02 and 10556-02, respectively, have been approved to replace the upper and lower streamline tail brace tie rod assemblies in the listed aircraft.
Reports of collapsed wing mounted fuel tanks due to inadequate venting of the tank.
Revises compliance time, purpose, and instructions for inspection and/or replacement of wing lift strut assembly. Also announces the availability of new sealed lift struts.
A recent fuel tank collapse was attributed to inadequate venting, caused by obstruction of the cap vent holes installed per Piper Service Bulletin No. 522.
Compromised structural integrity of the fuselage due to excessive rust and corrosion between steel tubing and preformed sheet steel material.
Table showing the type of brake fluid used in airplanes manufactured by the Piper Aircraft Corporation.
Rigging and leveling procedures for Piper PA-14.
Instructions for installing shock cords on Piper PA-12 and PA-14 aircraft.
Shock cord application chart for listed Piper models.
Approximate list of materials required to cover and finish the various component assemblies of the listed piper planes.