CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this manual is to provide complete instruc-
tions for performing a maintenance test flight of the
AH-64A helicopter. For the specific conditions which re-
quire a general or limited maintenance test flight, refer to
TM 1-1500-328-23 and TM 1-1520-238-23.
a. Maintenance Test Flight.
A flight for which the
primary mission is to determine airworthiness, i.e., that
the airframe, power plant accessories and items of equip-
ment are functioning in accordance with predetermined
requirements in the intended operational environment.
b. Warnings, Cautions, and Notes.
tions, and notes are used to emphasize important and crit-
ical instructions and are used for the following conditions:
An operating or maintenance procedure,
practice, condition, or statement which,
if not strictly observed, could result in in-
jury to or death of the person who per-
forms the action which follows the warn-
An operation procedure, practice, condi-
tion, or statement which, if not strictly
observed, could result in damage to or
destruction of equipment or loss of mis-
sion effectiveness or long term health
hazard to personnel who perform the ac-
tion which follows.