DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
AH-64, INSPECTION OF FUSELAGE STATION (FS) 176
AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURED PRIOR TO TAIL
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.
24 July 1998
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
THIS PUBLICATION IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL 24 JULY 2000
UNLESS SOONER RESCINDED OR SUPERSEDED.
1. Priority Classification. URGENT.
a. Aircraft in use. Upon receipt of this technical bulletin the condition status symbol of the
cited aircraft will be changed to a Red Horizontal Dash // - //. The Red Horizontal Dash // - //
may be cleared when the inspection of paragraph 8 below are completed. The affected aircraft
shall be inspected as soon as practical but no later than the Task/Inspection suspense date.
Failure to comply requirements of this Technical Bulletin within the time frame specified will
cause the status symbol of the affected aircraft to be upgraded to a Red // X //.
b. Aircraft in Depot Maintenance. Same as paragraph 1.a.
c. Aircraft undergoing maintenance. Same as paragraph 1.a.
d. Aircraft in transit.
(1) Surface/Air shipment. Prior to first flight.
(2) Ferry status.
This TB supersedes USAAMCOM Message 181526Z Dec 97 (AH-64-98-ASAM-02)