Amdt. 39-1069 as amended by Amendment 39-1072
Applies to Mooney Model M-10 Airplanes.
Compliance required before further flight after the effective date of this AD, unless already accomplished.
To detect the use of improper screws attaching the left and right rudder pedal shaft assemblies (P/N
720098-1 and 720098-501, respectively) to the nose wheel steering tie rods (P/N 720084 and 720088,
respectively), accomplish the following inspection and rework as required or an equivalent approved by the
Chief, Engineering and Manufacturing Branch, Southwest Region, FAA, Fort Worth, Texas:
a. Remove seats and floorboard.
b. Remove screws from left and right rudder pedal shaft assemblies attaching the nose wheel steering
tie rods. The screws, nuts and washers should consist of:
(1) NAS 221-16 screws
(2) AN 363-1032 nuts
(3) AN 960-10 washers
c. Reinstall the correct hardware specified in b(1), (2) and (3) above. (NOTE: The M-10 Parts
Catalog refers to AN 509-10R20 screws, left rudder pedal shaft assembly, P/N 720061, and right
rudder pedal shaft assembly, P/N 620062, which are incorrect references.)
d. Check the rudder and nose wheel rigging in accordance with the M-10 Service and Maintenance
Manual number 10-S.M.-70 dated February, 1970, prior to the reinstallation of the floorboard and
Amendment 39-1069 effective on publication in the Federal Register.
This amendment 39-1072 becomes effective August 31, 1970.