The Federal Aviation Administration ordered a series of inspections on nearly 500 newly built Cessna 172Rs because of "quality control problems in the aileron and elevator control systems." The agency said it was recently notified of those problems by Cessna Aircraft and that it had received service difficulty reports (SDRs) from the field "regarding aileron cable control malfunction." FAA said it also conducted a surveillance audit that revealed "airplanes having incorrectly ...
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