RV9A nose leg failures

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RV9A nose leg failures

Post by longman » Fri Jan 20, 2023 10:13 am

I have been trying to find the general area of insipient failure of the nose leg socket support structure, and any relevant repair schemes.

I have a repair scheme submitted the area involved is the tube at the bottom of the port lower engine mount gusset where the tube has a crack.

The STBD tube is OK, but the top of that gusset has a small crack. Curiously the return angle of STBD gusset tube is not welded to the tube. The port one is ?

Any info would be appreciated

Phil Trangmar

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