AIRCRAFT AND AIRCRAFT COMPONENT WASHING, CLEANING, AND FRESH WATER RINSE
1.53.8. Aircraft Wash Frequency (specific conditions)
a. The following cleaning frequency shall be applied for aircraft.
(1) Cleaning will be accomplished after aircraft have been subjected to any of the following conditions:
(a) Spilled electrolyte or corrosive deposits around battery terminals and general vicinity of the battery
(b) Exposed to corrosive fire extinguishing materials.
(c) Exposed to salt water spray.
Keep corrosion preventive compound MILC81309 away from all sources of ignition. Avoid
eye and skin contact. Avoid inhalation. This material will displace oxygen in enclosed
Avoid eye or skin contact with general purpose preservative VVLL800. Avoid inhalation
Avoid eye or skin contact with hydraulic fluid, MILH83282. Avoid inhalation or ingestion.
Use with adequate ventilation. Wash hands after handling.
In the absence of the specific conditions noted above, the aircraft wash frequency will be in
accordance with the guidance provided in Section VIII of TM 1-1500-328-23 and
TM 1-1500-344-23, as supplemented by local installation/unit standard operating procedures.
Frequent wipe down is recommended for actuating rods of hydraulic cylinders using MILH83282
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