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Cessna Pilots Association
16755 Von Karman Ave, Ste 200
Irvine, CA 92606

Phone: 949-242-4535

The world's largest aviation type club
Serving Cessna owners for more than 30 years 



Index of Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins

SAIB Number

Models Affected


SAIB CE-13-16  172RG, R182, TR182, FR182, 210N, T210N, 210R, T210R, P210N, P210R, T303 Hydraulic Power Pack/Landing Gear System
SAIB CE-10-40r1 100, 200 or 300 series, any model and/or prefix and/or suffix in the series of airplanes Water contamination of fuel tank systems
SAIB CE-10-38 All Navigation, Honeywell GPS receivers
SAIB CE-10-35 All Loose Equipment in Flight Compartment and on Glareshield
SAIB CE-10-33 Reciprocating Engines Engine Exhaust
 SAIB NE-13-15 Continental Engines Throttle and Mixture Control Levers
SAIB NE-10-27 Lycoming Engines Superior Air Parts Oil Filter Adapter
SAIB CE-10-25 Aircraft equipped with TKS Flammable Fluid considerations for TKS Fluid
SAIB CE-10-21 Piston engine aircraft with variable pitch propellers Propeller Overspeed in Piston Engine Aircraft
SAIB CE-10-20R1 336 or 337 with wingtip extensions Wing Structure; Wingtip Extensions
SAIB CE-10-19r1 All Engine Exhaust and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
SAIB CE-10-14 Equipped with Honeywell/Bendix King GPS Incorrect magnetic variations in database
SAIB CE-10-11r1 All Resetting Circuit Breakers
SAIB NE-10-09 TCM & Rolls Royce 240, 360, 470, 520, 550 Hydraulic Valve Lifters.
SAIB NE-10-07 IO-520, TSIO-520 and IO-550 series engines Superior Air Parts cylinder identification AD2009-16-03.
SAIB NE-10-05 Carbureted Aircraft Float-type carburetors
SAIB CE-10-04 All Corrected copy 10/19/2009 Cockpit smoke and fumes
SAIB CE-10-01 Twin Cessnas Fuel selector valve system
SAIB CE-09-50 175, 175A AMOC with letter for     AD2008-15-06
SAIB NE-09-48 Propellers Overhauled or repaired by Western Aircraft Propeller Service
SAIB CE-09-42 Legacy 100, 200, and 300 Landing, Beacon, & Taxi light switches
SAIB CE-09-35 Carbureted aircraft Carburetor Icing Prevention
SAIB NE-09-21 172N Porsche Engine
SAIB CE-09-16 310L, 310N, 310P, T310P, 310Q, T310Q, 310R, T310R, 320E, 320F, 335, 340, 340A, 401, 401A, 401B, 402, 402A, 402B, 411, 411A, 414, 421, 421A, 421B Main Landing Gear Torque Tube
SAIB CE-09-12 G1000/G900X/G950 Installations CRS/BARO Knob Interference
SAIB CE-09-11 Turbocharged engines Recommendations for turbocharged engine operations
SAIB CE-09-10 170, 172, P172D, R172, FP172, F172, FR172, 175, 177, FR177RG, 180, 182, R182, TR182, T182, F182, FR182, 185, A185, 205, 206, P206, U206, TP206, TU206, 207, T207, 210, T210, P210, T303, 336, 337, T337, P337, F337, and FP337 Availability of Secondary Seat Stops for Pilot and Copilot Seats 
SAIB NE-09-08

520 series, 550 series, and 470 series engines with ECi Cylinders

ECi Moly coated piston rings
SAIB NE-09-04 Precision RSA Fuel Injection Loose Hex plugs
SAIB CE-09-01 Any model with a Ballistic Parachute System Ballistic Parachute System placarding
SAIB CE-08-33  Magnetos Unison Industries/Slick Magnetos
SAIB NE-08-26R2 Dual Magnetos TCM/Bendix D2000 and D3000 Magnetos
SAIB NE-08-26 Dual Magnetos TCM/Bendix D2000 and D3000 Magnetos
SAIB-NE-08-22 All Propellers Propeller Search Inspection (General Visual Inspection)
SAIB-NE-08-21 Piston Engine Aircraft Propellers Propeller RPM Restrictions and Placards
SAIB-NE-08-20 Variable Pitch Propellers Propeller Maintenance
SAIB-NE-08-18 Propellers on engines with crankshaft dampers Effects of Engine Dampers on Propeller Life
SAIB-CE-08-02 Cessna 180, 182 and 185 Inspection of Free Play in Horizontal Stabilizer
SAIB-NE-07-49 Lycoming Fuel Injected Engines Inspection of Fuel Injector Tube Assembles and Support Clamps
SAIB-CE-05-27R1 206, 207, 210 Revised information on Foam Filled Elevators and Trim Tabs
SAIB-CE-07-46 Bulkhead Universal Fittings Leaking hydraulic fluid due to improper installation of fittings

Cessna T182 series, T188, T206 series, T207 series, P210 series, T210 series, T303, T310 series, T320 series, 335, T and P337 series, 340 series, and 400 series.

Turbochargers and Components overhauled by Statesville Aero Tech Services
SAIB NE-08-26R2 ECi Cylinders Cylinders on TCM IO-520, TSIO-520 and IO-550 engines
SAIB-NE-07-09 ECi Cylinders  
SAIB-CE-07-06 Alcohol in Auto Fuel  
SAIB-CE-07-02 Garmin 480  
SAIB-CE-06-46 120, 140, 150, 152, 170, 172, 172RG, 175, 177, 177RG Cessna ELT Placard
SAIB-SW-06-20R1 Meggitt/STec Servo Components Potential Failure of the Turn Coordinator
SAIB-CE-06-33 Marvel Schebler/Precision Airmotive Carburetors Fuel Leaking from Carburetor
SAIB-NE-06-32R1 Lycoming Engines Crankshaft, Prop Strikes
SAIB-NE-06-31R3 Lycoming Engines Engine Lubricating Oil
SAIB-CE-06-27 300, 400 series Cabin Heater Fuel Lines
SAIB-SW-06-21 General Aviation Autopilots Possible Turn Coordinator Failure
SAIB-CE-06-17 120, 140, 140A, 170, 170A, 170B, 305A-305C, 180, 180A-180F, 185, 185A, 185B, 321 Schweizer Tow Hooks
SAIB-NE-06-08 Lycoming 4 and 6 Cylinder Dual Magneto Engines with Rear Mounted Propeller Governor Drives Potential Loss of Oil
SAIB-NE-05-89 Lycoming Engines O-235, O-290, O-340, (L)O and IO-320, -360, -540, AIO-320, -360, AEIO-320, -360, -540, HIO-360, TO-360 Diaphragm-Type Fuel Pump Inspection/Replacement
SAIB-NE-05-61 152 Inspection of  McCauley Propeller Model 1A103TCM
for cracks
SAIB-NE-05-58 Lycoming and TCM Reciprocating Engines Faulty Engine Maintenance
SAIB-CE-05-51 Piston Multi-Engine Airplanes Level Flight with One Engine Inoperative (OEI)
SAIB-NE-05-40 Textron Lycoming Engines AEIO-320, AEIO-360, AEIO-540, AIO-32, AIO-360, HIO-360, IO-320, IO-360, IO-540, O-540-L3C5D, TO-360-C1A6D, TO-360-F1A6D Restricted and/or Loss of Fuel Flow
SAIB-CE-05-41 Single Engine Piston aircraft that are not equipped with a back up
pneumatic power source
Air Pump or Pneumatic System Failures
SAIB-NE-05-33 310,320,335, 340, 401, 414, 421, T310 McCauley Propellers repaired or overhauled by BASCO
SAIB-CE-05-27 206, 207, 210 Corrosion from Foam Filled Tabs
SAIB-CE-05-19 Dual venturi type carburetors Safety Issues with Marvel Schabler Dual venturi type carburetors
SAIB-CE-05-17 206 Possible cracking of S-Tec autopilot
SAIB-NE-04-73 Engines equipped with TCM (formerly Bendix) S20, S200, and S1200 series magnetos Possible bad ground wire resulting in a hot magneto
SAIB-CE-04-72 150, 172, 177, 180, 182, 185, 188, 206, 207, 210 Internal failure of the VR
SAIB-CE-02-05 R1 Terminals made from SAE AISI 303 Se stainless steel Cracking and Corrosion problems with the terminals
SAIB-CE-04-48 401, 401A, 401B, 402, 402A, 402B, 402C, 411, 411A, 414A FAA announces arrangements for the March 3-4 meeting concerning the NPRM on 400 series wing spars
SAIB-CE-04-22 Reciprocating engine powered airplanes and exhaust system components Exhaust system component failures



Leaking Fuel Caps


172, 180, 185

Control Yoke Assembly Failure



Seat Locking Mechanism


General Aviation Airplanes

Best Practices Guide, Aging


TCM O-200-A, -B, -C engines

Oil problems

SAIB-CE-03-43 R1

100, 200, 300, and 400 series

Resistance and capacitance type fuel gauging


310, 320, 401, 402, 411, 421

Clarification of paragraphs C and E on AD 72-14-08 R1



Engine turbocharger safety overboost protection system



Potential swelling of valve O rings on fuel selector valve, P/N 0311070-1



Manual emergency gear extension handle


402C, 414A, 421C

Rudder gust lock system


TCM, Lycoming, and Franklin reciprocating engines equipped with TCM (formerly Bendix) S20, S1200, D-2000, D-3000 series magnetos

Inspect the impulse coupling


TCM 6-260-A, 6-285-A, -B, -BA, -C, -CA, 6-320-A, and T6-320-A series "Tiara" engines Lycoming O-320, O-360, IO-360, LO-360, TIO-360, HIO-360, L/TO-360, O-540, AEIO-540, IO-540, and L/TIO-540 engines

Distributor gears and operation of the engine/magnetos


172R and 172S

Inspection of engine idle speed and mixture range to comply with AD 2001-06-17

SAIB-CE-02-11 R1

300 and 400 series

Clarification of "Figure 1" in AD 2000-01-16


172 RG, R182, TR182, 210, T210

Cracks in main landing gear actuator housings

SAIB-CE-02-09 337 Starter Adapter Bevel Gear


150, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 206, 210, 337 (model year 1960-1964)

Potential cracks in plastic control wheels

SAIB-CE-01-41R1 Cessna 150, 172, P172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 205, 206, 210, 336, and 337 series Potential cracks in plastic control wheels



Safety information on CAB01-5 and CAB01-6

SAIB-CE-01-29 R1

Certified under CAR 3 or 14 CFR Part 23 that have gyroscopic instruments powered by dual vacuum or pressure sources

Check condition of vacuum or pressure system prior to each flight

SAIB-NE-01-17 TCM GTSIO-520 Starter adapter shaft gear and crankshaft gear



Safety information on SB CAB00-6 Nose Landing Gear Steering Cable



Safety information on STC SA1361SO


Textron Lycoming O-320-H, O-360-E, LO-360-E, TO-360-E, LTO-360-E series engines

Engine Oil


Turbocharged 300 and 400 series

Clarification for AD 2000-01-16


T310, 320, 335, 340, 401, 402, 404, 411, 414, 421

Exhaust system components and tailpipe


300 and 400 series (except 303, 336, 337)

Adequate alternate crankcase breather provisions


206, 207, 210

Engine induction airboxes


401, 401A, 401B, 402, 402A, 402B

Strongly encouraged to comply with Cessna Service Letter ME72-4


T310, 320, 335, 340, 401, 402, 404, 411, 414, 421

Twin exhaust inspection

SAIB-CE-90-03 R2

150, 152, 170, 172, 172RG, 175, 177, 177RG, 180, 182, T182, 185, R185, 188, 190, 195, 206, P206, 210, P210, 210-5, T303, 336, 337

Fasteners in seat rail replacements

Actuator Information SAIB Concerning Actuators