DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
SAFETY OF FLIGHT,
TECHNICAL, RCS CSGLD-1860 (R1),
ALL H-60 SERIES AIRCRAFT, ONE TIME INSPECTION
OF MAIN ROTOR BLADE EXPANDABLE PINS
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D. C.
1 August 2001
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
IAW AR 95-1, para 6-6a, MACOM Commanders may authorize temporary exception from
message requirements. Exception may only occur when combat operations or matter of life or
death in civil disasters or other emergencies are so urgent that they override the conse-
quences of continued aircraft operation.
a. Aircraft in Use. Upon receipt of this TB make the following entry on the DA Form 2408-13-1. Enter
a Red Horizontal Dash //-// status symbol with the following statement: "Inspect main rotor blade expandable
pins IAW TB 1-1520-237-20-234 prior to next flight, but NLT 30 July 2001." Clear the Red Horizontal Dash
//-// entry when the procedures IAW para 8 and 9 are completed. The affected aircraft shall be inspected as
soon as practical but no later than 30 July 2001. Commanders who are unable to comply with the require-
ments of this TB within the time frame specified will upgrade the affected aircraft status symbol to a Red //X//.
Aircraft in maintenance .
(1) Aircraft in AVUM, AVIM or Depot level maintenance. Same as paragraph 1.a..
(2) Aircraft at Contractor Facility. Same as paragraph 1.a..
* This TB supersedes USAAMCOM Aviation Safety of Flight Message (SOF), 162000JUL01, UH-60-01-10.