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Major Structural Composite Repair on Columbia 350

This aircraft damage was the result of a door being opened in flight and becoming detached, striking the wing
and the tail section on the right side and causing compression buckling on the left side of the aft fuselage skins.

Columbia 350 structural composite repair completed by Mansberger Aircraft
Left side of aft fuselage with damaged
outer skin and honeycomb core removed.

The honeycomb core has been replaced. Completed scarf mapped
out on clear bagging film.
The repair after back-scarfing and fill,
prior to primer surfacer application.
Completed repair after painting
and reinstallation of stabilizer.
Returned to service.