EAA 304 Newsletters

Understanding the Proposed Piper FAA Wingspar AD

InTheHangar Ep16

 

Possible AD coming out for Piper Cherokee Wing Spars.

The FAA has proposed an Airworthiness Directive (mandatory) that will take effect this spring. Some Piper aircraft might have to spend more than $8K to fix the wingspar. This proposed AD is in response to the checkride crash in Florida of the Piper Arrow on April 4, 2018, killing the student 

 

 

Piper Wing Spars Explained

Possible AD coming out for Piper Cherokee Wing Spars.

At the March Members meeting John Feldvary spoke on a possible problem with Piper wing spars.   Here is a related video explaining the wing spars.