Cessna 210 Snippet-Oil Drain Safety

The oil drain plug safety wire attachment should be a very simple straightforward application. Unfortunately, the design of the attachment hole on the oil sump drain boss leaves a lot to be desired. A small hole is drilled in the boss to use as the anchor for the...

A Few Insights on the 210 Carry Through Spar Replacement

We are receiving many calls and emails from shops and mechanics that are taking on the job of the spar replacement on the 210. This article is in response to the questions we are being asked, but please don’t consider it a training manual or instructional procedure. I...

Frequently asked questions about the BRS system

We have requests for information every month about the BRS system for the Cessna 172 and Cessna 182. For details about the system itself, their website is https://brsaerospace.com/ We usually schedule about two weeks down time for the plane. It takes roughly 55 hours...

Cessna 210 Snippet – Saddle Pads

Improperly installed or detached saddle pads are a serious and common cause of Cessna 210 main gear not successfully engaging the down locks. A partially detached pad can fold over which doubles the effective thickness and prevents the gear leg from getting far enough...

Additional information on Cessna 210 AD 2020-03-16

Cessna Carrythru AD 2020-03-16 AMOCs and FAQs Notice Number: NOTC0221 The FAA issued Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) AIR-20-10 on May 29, 2020 for Cessna 210 airplanes affected by AD 2020-03-16.  The SAIB advises owners and operators of four...

210 Exhaustion or Starvation

I’ve been flying for a very long time and thus far have escaped the dreaded fuel exhaustion event. I write this article at the request of the NTSB and at great risk of jinxing my current record. I’m just a regular guy with private, single, multi and instrument ratings...