Preflight Inspection of Rudder Cables
All Kitfox™ Owners
Denney Aerocraft Company
Kitfox™ builder reports that during the second annual inspection of
his aircraft he discovered a frayed rudder cable. His aircraft has about
300 hours total time.
cable had worn through the plastic bushing and rubbed on the steel
rudder cable guide under the seat.
broken rudder cable and subsequent loss of rudder control could have
very serious consequences.
recommend that each Kitfox™ owner include as part of his
preflight inspection a very thorough examination of the rudder cables.