1992-10-01

Spoiler Actuator - Problem Investigation 922005

The Boeing 757 commercial jet transport experienced a series of uncommanded roll events requiring pilot action to maintain wings-level flight. Investigation revealed failures within the spoiler control actuator that allowed excessive internal leakage. This significantly reduced the capability of the actuator to hold the spoiler surface down against aerodynamic forces, and allowed the panel to float.

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