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Published: 11 February 2020
Effective: 11 February 2020

Subject:

This Continuing Airworthiness Notice (CAN) is issued to bring attention to McFarlane Aviation Service Bulletin SB-10, dated 7 February 2020. The SB is applicable to Cessna 150, 152, 170, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 205 and 210 aircraft fitted with a McFarlan

Applicability:

Cessna 150, 152, 170, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 205 and 210 aircraft fitted with McFarlane Aviation Incorporated Aileron Hinge Assembly P/N MC0523816-1

Purpose:

This Continuing Airworthiness Notice (CAN) is issued to bring attention to McFarlane Aviation Service Bulletin SB-10, dated 7 February 2020.

The SB is applicable to Cessna 150, 152, 170, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 205 and 210 aircraft fitted with a McFarlane Aileron Hinge Assembly P/N MC0523816-1.

Affected parts were released by McFarlane between 26 February 2019 and 2 January 2020.

The SB requires a one-time inspection of affected aileron hinge assemblies for internal/external cracks and delamination.

Background:

This CAN is prompted by McFarlane Aviation becoming aware of material defects found in some of the extruded material used in Aileron Hinge Assembly P/N MC0523816-1 released by McFarlane between 26 February 2019 and 2 January 2020.

These aileron hinges (FAA PMA parts) are used on Cessna 150, 152, 170, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 205 and 210 aircraft.

Recommendation:

The CAA strongly recommends compliance with McFarlane Aviation Service Bulletin SB-10, dated 7 February 2020.

Once the inspection and corrective action (as required) per the instructions in SB-10 have been completed, then update the Aircraft Log Book to indicate compliance with the SB.

Note:

For further information, replacement parts and/or a copy of SB-10, contact McFarlane Aviation at:

McFarlane Aviation, Inc.

696 East 1700 Road

Baldwin City, KS 66006

USA

Tel: (785) 594 2741

Fax: (785) 594 3922

Email: SB10@McFarlaneAviation.com

Website: www.mcfarlaneaviation.com(external link)