SECTION VIII. WINGS MAINTENANCE
This task covers:
Refer to para 2.117 for damage limits and corrective action.
a. Check skin panels, access covers, and fairings for corrosion, cracks, tears, punctures, and loose or
b. Check fittings, castings, and forgings for corrosion or cracks.
c. Check structural attachment points for wear caused by movement. None allowed.
d. Inspect the wing forward upper mounting flange area.
(1) Remove auxiliary fuel tanks, if installed (para 10.140).
(2) Using 10x or greater magnifier, inspect around the top of the wing forward mounting spar flange area for
cracks. Remove paint, if necessary, and repaint (TM 55-1500-345-23).
(3) If cracks are found, replace wing (para 2.120).
END OF TASK