CANOPY SEVERANCE DEVICE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
This task covers:
Removal. Cleaning. Inspection. Installation.
12.77.2. Initial Setup
Aircraft mechanics tool kit (item 376, App H)
30 - 150 inch-pound 1/4-inch drive click type torque
wrench (item 435, App H)
Wire (item 224, App F)
Attack Helicopter Repairer
Attack Helicopter Repairer/Technical
Pilot and/or CPG FIRE
CONTROL panel removed
Optical relay tube removed
Detonation cords are explosive. Do not move canopy initiator handles or remove safety pins.
Detonation may cause injury to personnel. If injury occurs, seek medical aid.
Do not twist cord or damage booster cup at end of cord assembly.
Do not damage canopy transparent panels or transparent barrier when performing maintenance in
Ensure that the detonating cord is not kinked. A kink in the cord may prevent the cord from firing.
If a cord has been kinked it is no longer serviceable.
This task is typical for any detonation cord and its associated components, although differing in
location and configuration.
Cap or plug parts after disconnecting components. Remove plugs or caps before installing compo-
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