Elevator Failure, 1972 Grumman Traveler

6 May 2021 9:52 AM | Don Metz (Administrator)

Elevator Failure, 1972 Grumman Traveler

As many of you are aware, a 1972 AA5’s elevator attachment system failed in flight.   While there is significant damage to the aircraft, neither occupant is known to have suffered any injury.  I would consider elevator detachment a “fail fatal” failure mode, so the two individuals are very lucky. 

Please see complete article here:

Elevator Failure Feb 7.pdf




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