PREPARE HELICOPTER FOR INTERMEDIATE STORAGE
JP-4 turbine fuel (E182) is combustible
and toxic. It can irritate skin and
cause burns. Use only with adequate
ventilation, away from open flame. In
case of contact, immediately flush
skin or eyes with water for at least
15 minutes. Get medical attention
Spraying must be done using
low-pressure air equipment to prevent
damage to fuel cells. Ground spray
equipment to airframe.
Spray inside of cells (Task 10-18). Use about 1
pint of JP-4 fuel (E182). Use dehumidified air
Drain fuel and oil mixture left in tank. Wipe up
remaining fluid. Use cloths (E120).
Install access doors on fuel cells (Task 2-2).
Preserve fuel cells (Task 10-18).
PREPARE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Set EMER EXIT LTS switch to DISARM.
Disconnect battery (Task 1-39).
Clean battery and accessories. (Refer to TM
Remove battery to shop.
Seal battery drain and vent lines. Use tape
Wrap battery plug. Use barrier material (E81).
Tape plug to airframe. Use tape (E388).
Remove emergency exit lights (Task 17-4).
Wrap emergency exit lights. Use barrier material
(E81). Store lights in fiberboard box in helicopter.
Remove two clocks. Tag clocks with statement of
condition and return to storage facility.
Clean pitot-static system as follows:
Clean pitot tube. Use cloth (E120) damp with
solvent (E161). Wear gloves (E184.1).
Install pitot tube covers (Task 1-32).
Wipe dust from static and sideslip ports. Use
Seal static and sideslip ports. Use barrier
material (E81). Overlay ports by at least 1/4
inch. Seal edges with tape (E388).
PREPARE COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT
Remove classified communication equipment,
protect, and store equipment in approved storage
facility. (Refer to applicable directives.)
Unclassified equipment shall not
be removed from helicopter unless
equipment requires repair.
Wrap disconnected connectors. Use barrier
material (E81) and tape (E388).
Clean antenna masts and related equipment.
Use cloth (E120) damp with solvent (E161).
Wear gloves (E184.1).
Corrosion preventive compound
(E153) is flammable and toxic. Avoid
inhaling. Use only with adequate
ventilation. Keep away from heat,
sparks, or open flame. In case of
contact, immediately flush skin or eyes
with water for at least 15 minutes.
Get medical attention for eyes.
Apply corrosion-preventive compound (E153)
to cleaned areas.
Remove and treat corroded parts (Task 2-343).