PRE PURCHASE INSPECTION GENERAL MOTORS TBM-3E AVENGER BuNo 53337 sn 3399. June 8th, 2017


LOGS AND DOCUMENTS

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These were all of the log books that I received for the aircraft and engine

the old logs books were in a Canadian format and started in 1965. Nothing prior was found.

The Canadian log ended in 1994

US logs were started by Gary Johnson in 1999 where it received its US airworthiness certificate

Notation of Crash Williams folding the wings with the flaps down and the subsequent repair

Work being performed prior to its sale in the US

 

Australian log book

Approved maintenance program for the AU CASA and Australian Warbirds Limited

Engineered repair for the forward attach fitting for the vertical stabilizer. The part was replaced due to corrosion

 

Initial AU log entries begin in 2006

Aircraft was operated for a short time when they grounded it because they could not figure out the intermittent engine problems. a new engine was ordered.

This is where the aircraft was transferred to a different shop at Toowoomba where the new engine and extensive work was carried out.

New engine was installed November 14, 2014

The engineered repair for a crack that was found in the port upper wing pivot fitting

Inspections of this fitting should be carried out annually or at each 50/100 hour inspection

Most recent weight and balance

Engine logs

The 8130-3 for the outright engine and its overhaul from Anderson Airomotive, Grangeville, Idaho

prop logs

This appears to be the blade shank corrosion inspection that needs to be carried out every 60 months. This AU entry does not specifically refer to the US AD

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