188.8.131.52 Access. Access is obtained through the tail rotor gearbox cover (Figure 1-4, Item 5T-6T-12).
Maintenance Platforms/Workstands Use only appropriate platforms, workstands, or other
approved locally procured stands and restraint equipment when working above 10 feet on
helicopters in a nontactical environment. Otherwise, personnel injury could result from
184.108.40.206 Preparation of Part. The part shall be thoroughly cleaned. Refer to Preparation of Part or Area for NDI,
220.127.116.11 NDI Equipment Settings.
Make the following initial settings on the Eddy Current Inspection Unit, NORTEC-19e".
- 200 KHz
Refer to Eddy Current Method, paragraph 1.4.11. Set up on test block as follows:
Null probe on test block.
Adjust phase as required to obtain horizontal lift-off.
Move probe over all three notches in test block. Adjust gain to obtain a three block vertical signal when
probe is passed over 0.040-inch notch in test block. (See the standard instrument display shown in Figure
18.104.22.168 Inspection Procedure. Refer to Eddy Current Method, paragraph 1.4.11 and Figure 3-11.
Place probe on a good area in the inspection location and null. Adjust phase as required to obtain horizontal lift-
Inspect the part.
Any signal similar to the notches in the test block are cause for rejection.
Either probe identified in paragraph 22.214.171.124 may be used depending primarily on the ease of
accessibility and user friendliness. If the probes are changed, steps 126.96.36.199 b. (1), (2), and (3)
shall be repeated each time a change is made.