STORE AIRCRAFT GENERAL INSPECTION PROCEDURES
Thermometer -20 to +110º C
DA PAM 738-751
General Safety Instructions:
NO BREAK - WORK HARDER
General inspection procedures apply
to all categories of storage.
Check aircraft is ventilated.
Check preservation procedures have been
Check fuselage, ramp, and pool drain valves are
open, operable, covered with screening and free
Check covers if installed as follows:
If water is collecting on cover, provide drains.
Replace damaged covers.
Replace deteriorated covers.
Measure temperature inside aircraft at 30
minute intervals during hottest part of day.
Use thermometer. If temperature is more than
57ºC (135ºF), ventilate the aircraft to prevent
condensation. If temperature cannot be reduced,
use forced ventilation.
Check for corrosion as follows:
Check for moisture collecting areas.
Check painted surfaces for blisters or flaking.
Treat corroded areas (TM 43-0105).
Perform step 7 after winds more than
Check security and condition of static ground
wires, rotor tiedown straps, mooring devices
(ropes, cables, rods or eyes), and landing gear
tiedown rings. Make frequent checks.