MAIN ROTOR PITCH HOUSING STRIKER STRIP REPLACEMENT (AVIM) continued
To prevent damage to the main rotor pitch
housing, protect part from external im-
pact during inspection and other han-
dling. Ensure that work area is clean and
that pitch housing is placed only on a soft
and adequately protected working sur-
This task is typical for both striker strips
on the main rotor pitch housing.
Frostbite or freezing of tissue can oc-
cur from improper handling of chilled
parts. Use temperature resistant
gloves and apron when handling
chilled parts. If a burning sensation is
felt, seek medical aid immediately.
a. Remove striker strip (1) from main rotor pitch
(1) Chill housing (2) in area around strip (1) to
crystallize compound that bonds strip (1) to
housing (2). Use carbon dioxide (item 40,
App F) and protective gloves.
(2) Sharply tap strip (1) to separate from housing
(2). Use mallet.
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