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TM 55-1520-214-PMS c 7 CHANGE NO. 7 HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON, D.C.

, 14 October 1988 OH-6A HELICOPTER PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES TM 55-1520-214-PMS. 8 August 1983, is changed as follows: 1. Remove and insert pages as indicated below. New or changed text materiel is indicated by a vertical bar in thz margin. An illustration change is indicated by a miniature pointing hand. Remove pages 5 and 6 ___ 9 through 14 17 through 22 Insert pages 5 and 6 6.116.2 9 through 14 17 through 22

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By Order of the Secretary

of the Army:
CARL E. VUONO General, United States Army

Official:
WILLIAM J.MEEHAN II

Chief of Staff

Brigadier General, United States Army The Adjutant General

DISTRIBUTION: To be distributed
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for

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Observation.

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By Order of the Secretary

of the Army: JOHN A. WICKHAM, JR. General, United States Army Chief of staff

Official: R. L. DILWORTH Brigadier General, UnitedStates TheAdjutant General

Army

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c. This manual may contain inspection requirements applicable to specific equipment not installed on your aircraft. Those requirements should be disregarded. d. DA Form 2408-13 will be used to record all deficiencies or shortcomings discovered during the daily inspection. DA Form 2404 will be used as a work sheet to record all deficiencies or shortcomings discovered during accomplishment of the periodic inspection. IJpon completion of Lhe inspection, all uncorrected deficiencies or shortcomings listed on DA Form 2404 will be entered on DA Form 2408-13 prepared for that date or DA Form 2408-14 prepared for periodic, e. A l-Ii2 inch apace between each area of inspection is being probided to allow insertion of additional in3ipcc~tion items as required I,.y local command inspcctioo procedurt:::. 4. Special Instruclions.

the pertinent inspection column. spections are defined as follows:

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D - Daily inspection is accomplished following the last flight of the day, or prior to the first flight on the next day on which the aircraft is flown. P - A Periodic inspection, the most comprehensive of the two. is performed every 300 flying hours. b. Work time requirements to accomplish inspection are stated at top of the checklist. each

a. The columns headed I) end P are used to indicate the retJuir.>mcnts fcr I)aily and Periodic inspections rcspr~~t.ively. Whr:: itenr is required with a frequency rrthctr than tha: indicated l>.vthese col. umn headings, the proper frequency is indicated in the appropriate column. For example. when a given item is required at each 3rd periodic inspection. 3rd is entered in the P column, opposite the pertinent item. To use the chart, perform all preventive maintenance service items indicated in

5. Reporting Errors and Recummending Improvements. You can help improve this manual. If you find any mistakes or if you know of a way to improve the procedures, please let us know. Mail your letter, DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms). or DA Form 2028-2 located in the back of the applicable aircraft maintenance manual (when using the 2028. 2 from the maintenance manual, ensure the publication number and title refer to this PMSJ directly to Commander, US Army Aviation Systems Command, ATTN: AMSAV-MMD, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. A reply will be furnished directly to you.

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The Preventive Maintenance Daily Checklist will be accomplished following the last flight of the day or prior to the first flight on the next day on which the aircraft is flown. The inspection consists of visual axamination and operational checks to determine that the aircraft can safely and efficiently perform its assigned mission. DAILY INSPECTION TOTAL WORK TIME: 27 Item and Procedure Landing/hover condition. light for security and
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CANOPY AND PILOTS COMPARTMENT MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM 1.1 INSPECT AIRCRAFT FORMS AND RECORDS FOR RECORDED DISCREPANCIES (TM-38-750). Canopy and Pilots compartment for obvious damage; windshields and windows for obvious damage and cleanliness. Canopy and Pilots compartment exterior for scratches, cracks, distortion, corrosion and deterioration; exterior and interior structural members for distortion or damage.

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MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM NSPS for damage and security of uppel and lower cutter assemblies and wind shield deflector assembly. Check breakaway tip for looseness or play.

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FAT GAGE FOR CONDITION SECURITY. Pitot tube and static port for obstructions and cleanliness; clear.

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Compartment fresh air vents front of canopy for ease cracks, and security.

Pilot compartment doors for proper operation of hinges and latches, damage, and security.

F )Fi DER Check work area for bols and parts after completion of maiatenance

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Item and Procedure I emergency release mechanism release action. for positive

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Item and Procedure ire extinguisher for security of attschment in designated location, proper inspection tags, broken or missing seal. MANDATORY SAFETYOF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM

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MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM DOORS ..I0 I \CCESS AND INSPECTION FOR POSITIVE CLOSURE AND SECURITY. Ill
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UEL SHUTOFF VALVE CONTROL FOR PROPER OPERATION. ,ctuate fuel shutoff valve control and check for smooth operation (minimum bend radius at any point must not be less than 2.75 inches). With the shutoff valve control knob down and a 0.015 TO 0.090.INCH GAP between bottom of operating control plunger and the surface of the fixed housing, check that

installation for condition security (if installed).

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!Seats for security, damage and cleanliness (TM 55-1500-204-25/l).

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;afety belts and shoulder harness for missing or broken webbing-retarder springs, corrosion, cuts, fraying and security (TM 55-1500-204-25/l). Inertia reels for damage, security, positive locking and unlocking. NOTE
HARNESS ADJUSTER IS NOT REQUIREDON PILOT ANDCO.PILOT SHOULDERhARNESS,

the shutoff valve lever contacts (clockwise) stop.

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irst aid kit for designated location serviceable 1.14 F tag, broken or missin seal, and proper identification markings (lf M 55-1500.328.25).

LIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM ONE-WAY LOCK FOR OIL LEAKAGE AND SECURITY; FLUID FOR PROPER LEVEL.

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Item and Procedure MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLICIIT INSPECTION ITEM il.lPPACE MARK A(ROSSO1lTBOARD ENDOFTAIL ROTOR PITCII CONTROL BEARING INNER RACE AND SWASHPLATE FOR ANY EVIDENCE OF SLIPPAGE. SEPARATION OR CRACKS IN PITCH ARMS. MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM SLIPPAGE OF TAIL ROTOR FITCH CONTROL ASSEMI1I.Y ON SWASIIPLATE LINER. MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLl(;H1 INSPE(:lION ITEM 4.11 TAII. ROTOR BLADE TIP CAPS FOR LOOSE OR MISSING RIVETS, CAP RIVET CORES FOR SEAI.ING COMPOUND; BLADES FOR COLLAPSED AIR FOIL. MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM 4.12 TAIL ROTOR BLADE ABRASION STRIP/AIRFOIL BOND LINE FOR (h-k work area for to&

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Item and Proccdum CRACKS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF AIIRASION STRIP SEPARATION. INSPECT WITH A 5x MAGNIFYIN(: (:I.ASS. ENGINE COMPARTMENT 1 -

MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FI.l~:HT INSPECTION ITEM ,.I SNTIRE ENGINE FOR: IDOSE ROLTS. BROKEN OR LOOSE CONNEC TIONS; MOllNTED ACCESSORIEI FOR SECURITY AND UROKEN OH MISSING I.OCKWIIIE; ACCESSIIILF AREAS FOR OIDIOUS DAMAGE. iirrwall seals for seating and condition. X

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MANDATORY SAFETY-OF-FLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM ENTIRE ENGINE ANDCOMPARTMENT FOR EVIDENCE OF FUEL OF 011. LEAKS. OIL COOLER AN1 COOl,ER 11EFLECTORS FOf SECIIRITY. FlIEL AND OH. I.INE! FOR CtlAFINC.

DEA IREM F and parts alter completion or maintenance and inspection

Item end Procedure Aft upper firewall for security of qttachment. punctures. and corrosion. MANDATORY SAFETY.OF.tiLIGHT INSPECTION ITEM I X

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IJSELAGE LEFT SIDE (CENTER LFT. AND LOWER SECTIONS) LEFI &IDE OF MAIN ROTOR, LEFT LAN )ING GEAR .I .anding gear for wear and security of skid tubes, skid shoes. and abrasion strips in place.

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CHIP DETECTORS IN ENGINE GEAR CASE FOR METAL PARTICLES; CLEAN DETECTORS AND CHECK CIRCUIT CONTINUITY. Engine compartment doors for proper operation of hinges and latches, and for damage. cracks. and security.

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Governor Control Rod, dye pen&rant in. spact for cracks. IPIN 366A7706.3 aluminum rod only).

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tear landing gear dampers for proper extension by observing attitude of ail craft. If attitude iu nose-up, visually in spect dampers for leakage: replac damper if leakage is discovered or exten sion is less than normal. Attach point for yielding (e.+lence of hard landing nnd security. 3amper pivot bearings for excessive looseness (0.040 inch maximum play).

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Landing gear skid tubes and fairings for cracks and loose rivets. With airera: on jacks: attachment points for securit: pivot bearings for excessive loosener (0.040 maximum radial play).

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Official: ROBERT M. JOYCE Major General, United States Army The Adjutant General

DISTRIBUTION: To be distributed in accordance ments for OH-6 Aircraft.

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