REMOVE SHOCK ABSORBER
Aircraft Mechanics Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-323-4692
Torque Wrench, 5 to 50 Inch-Pounds
Rotary-Wing Blade Sling (T35)
Medium Helicopter Repairer (2)
Battery Disconnected (Task 1-39)
Electrical Power Off
Hydraulic Power Off
Tiedown Lines Attached to Three Rotary-Wing Blades
Work Platforms Open (Task 2-2)
Do not allow blade to swing. Blade
can cause injury or damage to
Positive retention bolts are installed
in shock absorber bearings. They
have a pawl which prevents nut or bolt
removal unless the pawl is depressed.
Procedure is same to remove any
shock absorber. There are six shock
Position rotary-wing blade (1) to allow easy
access from forward or aft work platform (2). Tie
down one forward blade (3) and one aft blade (4).
Tie blade (1) to two landing gear shackles (5).