MAIN LANDING GEAR SHOCK STRUT CAM VALVE REPLACEMENT (AVIM)
This task covers:
Removal. Cleaning. Inspection. Installation.
3.19A.2. Initial Setup
Aircraft mechanics tool kit (item 376, App H)
Light duty laboratory apron (item 27, App H)
Industrial faceshield (item 129, App H)
Chemical protective gloves (item 154, App H)
Packing retainer (2)
Hydraulic fluid (item 93, App F)
Wire (item 224, App F)
Attack Helicopter Repairer
Attack Helicopter Repairer/Technical
Helicopter jacked (tripod jacks)
FLIGHT SAFETY PART
The main landing gear shock strut contains a flight safety part. Failure to follow maintenance
instructions may result in serious injury or death of crewmembers and/or serious damage to
The shock strut contains high pressure nitrogen. Bleed off shock strut pressure through
servicing valve before removing valve. Sudden release of high pressure nitrogen could
cause injury to personnel or damage to equipment. If injury occurs, seek medical aid.
This task is typical for left and/or right main landing gear shock strut cam valve replacement.
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