DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
VERTICAL STABILIZER WORKING RIVETS
ON AH-64A HELICOPTERS
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.
15 December 1998
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
THIS PUBLICATION IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL RESCINDED OR SUPERSEDED.
Priority Classification. ROUTINE.
a. Aircraft in Use. Routine. Upon receipt of this Technical Bulletin (TB) the condition status of all affected aircraft is
not changed. This TB is to be taken as information only.
b. Aircraft in Depot Maintenance. Same as paragraph 1.a.
c. Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance. Same as paragraph 1.a.
e. Maintenance Trainers (Category A, B). Same as paragraph 1.a.
f. Spares. N/A.
Task/Inspection Suspense Date. N/A.
Reporting Compliance Suspense Date . N/A.
Summary of Problem.
a. Reports of loose or working Vertical Stabilizer Rivets replaced on fielded AH-64A Helicopters, indicate the need for
improved rivets, fastener installation, and inspection criteria.
b. The purpose of this TB is to provide improved inspection criteria and fastener installation procedures for loose or