REMOVE PITCH LINK
Aircraft Mechanics Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-323-4692
Medium Helicopter Repairer (5)
Electrical Power On
Hydraulic Power On
Battery Connected (Task 1-39)
AFCS System Select Switch Off
Tiedown Lines Installed on One Forward and One Aft
Blade (Task 1-26)
Work Platforms Open as Required (Task 2-2)
Cockpit Flight Controls in Neutral Position (Task
Safety Blocks (T31) Installed at Dual Actuating
Cylinders (Task 11-28)
Pitch Link Boot Open as Required (Task 5-134)
Procedure is same to remove forward
or aft pitch links. Aft pitch links are
shown in task.
Positive retention bolts are installed in
pitch links. They have a pawl which
prevents nut or bolt removal unless
the pawl is depressed (Task 1-14).
Position blade (1) over tunnel (2). Tie down one
forward and one aft blade (3).