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An FAA test pilot performing a production audit test flight in a Cessna Corvalis experienced a failure of the skin on the left wing.  About seven feet of the left wing skin separated from the forward spar and damaged a fuel tank. A spar is a beam-like structure inside the wing and is a principal load-bearing component.  The pilot made an emergency landing at the Independence, Kan., airport.

FAA proposes $2.4M civil penalty against Cessna Aircraft

An FAA test pilot performing a production audit test flight in a Cessna Corvalis experienced a failure of the skin on the left wing. About seven feet of the left wing skin separated from the forward spar and damaged a fuel tank. A spar is a beam-like structure inside the wing and is a principal […]

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