The flight controls on the Meyers 200 do NOT need to be balanced when painted. They are controlled by push –pull rods. Aircraft that have control CABLES they are the ones that need to be balanced if painted.
This from the FAA.
Looking for help with our Century IV auto pilot. Airplane turn hard to right in heading mode. Rebuilt the Flight Director Gyro Part # 52C77-4 and have not fixed problem. Any ideas or past occurrences out there ?
Checked up on the AD I said is coming out, and I cannot find anything on it. So for now disregard. Apparently the information given to me from a mechanic in KAPA does not check out. Sorry for the misinformation, not good on my behalf. Apologies.
New AD calls for removal of the teflon gasket at the base of the F&M adapter to be replaced with a crushed seal gasket. Also adapter must be torqued to 65 ft. lbs. every twelve hrs. I searched the FAA site fir the AD but it has not been posted yet. I followed the ad procedure and twelve hours later the top of the adapter had already began to seep…[Read more]
Ad is coming on the IO-520 with the F&M oil filter adaptor on April 04,2022. Make sure all follow instructions and torque properly. Ours started leaking on a rebuild right out of the shop improperly torqued. Follow maintenance procedures and Fly Safe.
Hello All, Good news for me and Carl Richards. Finally picked up N200D from Burley ,Idaho after 1 year and 5 month repair and compliance work for the modification done in 1987 without the proper paperwork. I worked very hard on the paperwork and research end to gain acceptance. The aircraft is now legal. If interested check out flight aware for…[Read more]
@dep196m Ed, spoke with Dave Smith and he removed the clip from a strut he had in storage. Thank the airplane gods for Dave ! Dont really have a part number though it seems to be a standard beveled layer clip.