REMOVE ROTARY-WING BLADE (Continued)
Remove two bolts (14), washers (15), and jumper
wires (16) from oil manifold tube (17).
Do not leave shock absorber attached
to blade. Damage to attaching bracket
Disconnect shock absorber (18) from blade (9)
Remove cotter pin (19). Remove nut (20).
Remove bolt (21).
Remove two washers (22).
To prevent debonding of the
elastomeric bearing material, the nut
that attaches the shock absorber to
the pitch-varying housing must be
loosened. The same applies to bolt
(21), when the shock absorber is to
remain with the rotary-wing blade.
Swing shock absorber (18) out and inboard.
To prevent damage to the shock
absorber, pad and secure the
absorber to the pitch housing. If
additional maintenance will be
performed to the rotor head assembly,
remove the shock absorber.