INSPECT SWASHPLATE SLIDING SLEEVE BEARINGS
Technical Inspection Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-323-5114
Off Helicopter Task
Procedure is same to inspect forward
or aft swashplate rotating rings.
Inspect bonded surface of upper and lower
bearings (1 and 2) for the following:
Nicks, scratches, or cracks.
Abrasions or material worn to metal backing.
Grease, oil, or solvent contamination that can
not be removed with a dry cloth (E120).
Teflon liner (1.1) on upper and lower bearing (1
and 2) must not be frayed more than 0.10 inch
If any of the above conditions are found, have the
bearing replaced (Tasks 5-123 and 5-124).
Check screws and lockwire at each of three
retainers (3) for security. Tighten if needed (Task
END OF TASK