TAIL LANDING GEAR JACKING (TRIPOD JACK)
This task covers:
1.69.2. Initial Setup
Aircraft mechanics tool kit (item 376, App H)
3-ton tripod hydraulic jack (item 184, App H)
Attack Helicopter Repairer
One person to assist
To prevent death or injury to personnel, jack helicopter evenly on a firm flat surface so that it
stays level at all times. Helicopter is unstable on jacks. Do not jack helicopter if wind exceeds
15 mph. If injury occurs, seek medical aid.
Area shall be roped off and warning signs HELICOPTER ON JACKS shall be displayed.
Unauthorized personnel shall not be in or around helicopter while it is on jacks.
Airframe structural damage can occur if stress panels are not in place during jacking. Ensure all
stress panel are installed and canopies are closed (para 2.6).
A pound sign (#) after an access number indicates a stress panel that must be installed during
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