How to Replace Rudder Return Springs

Rudder return springs occasionally break. I had two fail on me in about 1500 hours. One on the ground and one during the takeoff roll at Harris Ranch - that did get my attention.

The tricky part in replacing these springs is that they need to be stretched quite a bit to get hooked in. On top of that, they tend to be not in the most accessible places.

The following trick makes this repair pretty easy - at least it's worked great for me twice.

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