February 2018 Issue

Cessna Control Yokes: Inspect The U-Joints Now

McFarlane Aviationís aftermarket universal joints used with a wide variety of Cessna control yokes require immediate inspection.

The critical hardware that attaches an aircraft control yoke to the control surfaces should be inspected regularly, but if you own a Cessna, you might consider doing an immediate inspection.

Thatís because McFarlane Aviation in Baldwin, Kansas, recently issued a service bulletin for its FAA-PMA aftermarket universal joints that attach the control tube to the shaft for controlling the flight control surfaces in Cessna models. These are models ranging from the 120 to the 210.

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