It's All About The Flying.  World Record Hang Gliders Since 1973.
Current Location: Home > Support > News

Support
Tech Bulletins
Articles
Manuals
eNews
News
Reviews
Pilot
  Comments

F.A.Q.

eNews
E-news Archive
E-news Subscribe

News Search
Search Term:

Search for entire word only

Wills Wing Website News
See Also: WW on Facebook
Show Headlines List
Next   Previous
08/10/98  

Wills Wing Issues Recall and Advisories
Wills Wing has announced a recall and replacement requirement for the keyhole collar - the machined part which secures the keyhole tang to the keel on all gliders manufactured since 1989. This recall covers every such part on every glider. It has been found that existing collars are possibly subject to cracking. A new part has been designed which is stronger and less brittle. No accidents have resulted from this product defect as yet, though there have been three incidents of cracked or broken collars observed or reported.
 Wills Wing has also issued a Technical Bulletin and advisory regarding proper installation of lock nuts. There have been two incidents of locknuts coming detached, and one of those incidents happened in flight and could have been extremely serious. Acrobat
PDF
Version
HTML
Version

The details of these advisories and other important advisories pertaining to Wills Wing gliders are covered in Technical Bulletins published on Wills Wing's website at www.willswing.com. Pilots of Wills Wing gliders who have web access are strongly urged to log onto the website on a regular basis and review all of the Technical Bulletins there. Pilots without access to the web can call Wills Wing at 714 998-6359 and ask to talk to technical support. We will review the Technical Bulletins that would be applicable to your glider, and send you copies in the mail or by fax at no charge. Proper maintenance of one's equipment is absolutely necessary for safe flight.
Please fly safely.

Next   Previous
  Top | Home | Dealers | News | Blogs | Support | Pricelist | Calendar | Inventory | Contact | Login

Copyright 1996-2010 Wills Wing Inc.
Wills Wing Inc • 500 West Blueridge Ave • Orange, CA • 92865