REMOVE CENTRIFUGAL DROOP STOP SUPPORT AND BLOCKS
Aircraft Mechanics Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-323-4692
Drift, Aluminum or Phenolic
Medium Helicopter Repairer (5)
Battery Disconnected (Task 1-39)
Electrical Power Off
Hydraulic Power Off
Aft Pylon Work Platforms Open (Task 2-2)
Tiedown Line Installed On One Forward and One Aft
Blade (Task 1-26)
Droop Stop Shrouds Removed (Task 5-48.3)
General Safety Instructions:
Do not lower blade suddenly.
Personnel can be injured if blade is
lowered suddenly while droop stop
work is in progress.
There are three centrifugal droop stop
supports and blocks.
Procedure is same to remove any
centrifugal droop stop support and
One rotor blade is connected to
support and blocks of each centrifugal
Blade for support and blocks to be
removed must be positioned over
Position blade (1) over fuselage (2). Use tiedown
line (3). Tie down one forward and one aft blade.