REPAIR ENGINE TRANSMISSION FAIRING MINOR DAMAGE
Airframe Repairers Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-323-4876
Aircraft Structural Repairer
General Safety Instructions:
Engine transmission fairing consists of bullet
shaped shell and airfoil-shaped structures. Shell
covers engine transmission. Airfoil shaped
structure covers part of engine shaft between
engine and combining transmissions. Both
fairing sections contain anti-icing air ducts.
Check that damage such as cracks, dents, and
scratches is no closer than 3/4 inch from any
Stop drill small cracks (TM 1-1500-204-23).
Remove dents and scratches by burnishing (TM
Once an engine transmission fairing
has been drilled, the fairing will be
limited to installation on the side of
the aircraft where the holes will be on
the bottom of the fairing.
If evidence of corrosion or fluids pooling in the
lower part of the engine transmission fairing, drill
one 1/8 inch hole directly forward of the engine
transmission fairing stiffening ring and one 1/8
inch hole directly aft of the engine transmission
fairing stiffening ring.
Refinish as required (TB 43-0105).
END OF TASK