PYLON INSPECTION - continued
f. Check circuit card for broken wires, connectors, or clamps (TM 55-1500-323-24).
VIEW LOOKING UP
= Critical Area
g. Check ejector for actuation. Ensure ejector rod is not extended and jettison cartridges are not fired. Disas-
semble/assemble ejector, if fired (para 16.7).
h. Check ejector assembly for cracks. Use magnifier. None allowed. If cracks are suspected, perform nonde-
structive inspection (TM 1-1520-264-23).
i. Check MRTU bracket for cracks or weld separation in corners. Use magnifier. None allowed. If cracks are
suspected, perform nondestructive inspection (TM 1-1520-264-23).
k. Check stow bracket for cracks. None allowed. Ensure release mechanism is functioning. Check chain for
damage. None allowed.
l. Check stow bracket receptacles for cracks, damaged keyways or stripped threads
(TM 55-1500-323-24). No cracks allowed. Thread damage not to exceed 50 percent of one thread.
m. Check nutplates and fastener receptacles for damage (TM 1-1500-204-23).
n. Check all components for loose, damaged, or missing hardware. None allowed.
o. Check pylon actuator for leaks or seepage. Leaks shall not exceed three drops per packing per 25 cycles
of operation. No other leakage permitted (para 7.2).
p. Check for chafed, cracked, dented, nicked, and scored tubes para 7.56
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