NO. 6 TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
This task covers:
Removal. Cleaning. Inspection. Installation.
6.14.2. Initial Setup
Aircraft maintenance tool kit (item 372, App H)
7/16 x 3/8-inch drive torque wrench adapter (item 22,
Light duty laboratory apron (item 27, App H)
Chemical protective gloves (item 154, App H)
Adjustable air filtering respirator (item 262, App H)
30 - 150 inch-pound 3/8-inch drive click type torque
wrench (item 441, App H)
Corrosion preventive compound (item 62A, App F)
Aircraft Powertrain Repairer/NDI (2)
One person to assist
Attack Helicopter Repairer/Technical
Access fairings L510, R510, L530, and
FLIGHT SAFETY PART
The tail rotor drive shaft is a flight safety part. Failure to follow maintenance instructions may
result in serious injury or death of crewmembers and/or serious damage to the helicopter.
Exercise care and undertake protective measures when handling or performing any type of maintenance
on the tail rotor drive shafts. All surface areas are critical. Accidental dents or scratches caused by
improper handling may render part unserviceable.
To prevent damage to tail rotor drive shaft, ensure that work area is clean and that part is placed on a soft
and adequately protected working surface.
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