DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
FLEETWIDE ONE TIME REPLACEMENT OF THE OLD
AUXILIARY POWER UNIT (APU) FUEL NOZZLE
GASKET(P/N 3612610-1), ON ALL AH-64 AIRCRAFT
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D. C.
3 May 1996
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
THIS PUBLICATION IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL 3 May 1998 UNLESS SOONER RESCINDED OR SUPERSEDED.
1. Priority Classification. Urgent
a. Aircraft in Use. Upon receipt of this Technical Bulletin (TB) the condition status symbol of the cited aircraft will be
changed to a red horizontal dash II-Il. The red horizontal dash //-// may be cleared when the inspection of paragraph
is completed. The affected aircraft shall
as practical but
no later than the task/ inspection
suspense date. Failure to comply with the requirements of this message within the time frame will cause the status sym-
bol to be upgraded to a red //X//
d. Aircraft in Transit.
(1) Surface/Air Shipment. Prior to first flight.
(2) Ferry Status. Inspect at final destination.
(a) Replace at final destination.
(b) Those aircraft that have DD250 and are at McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Systems (MDHS) will be re-
placed prior to ferry to final destination.
f. Component/Parts in Stock Including War Reserves at All Levels (Depot and Others). Depot stocks have not had
the gasket replaced. APUs overhauled after 1 June 1996, will have the gasket installed, therefore serviceability tags must
be checked to determine date of last overhaul. If prior to 1 June 1996, user must replace gasket before APU is installed
in the aircraft. For replacement gasket contact the logistical point of contact.
This TB supersedes USAATCOM Aviation Safety Aviation Message 151441Z April 96 AH-64-96-ASAM-06