Control Rigging: Critical, Yet Forgotten

Having the aircraft properly rigged per the maintenance manual can pay back big, and even avoid component failure and loss of control.

Who has been working on this airplane? That was the question we would often ask in the shop when an airplane would come in for autopilot troubleshooting and we found control cable tensions so low you could strum a tune with them. Oftentimes it was to troubleshoot pitch and roll problems where the autopilot would […]
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