Item and Procedure
Item and Procedur e
LEFT FUSELAGE AREA
Forward landing gear brakes and brake hoses for leakage,
chafing, and damage.
Pitot-static and AFCS sideslip system drain lines. Drain caps
installed and secure. Refer to TM 1-1500-204-23 and TM
Forward landing gear wheels for cracks, corrosion, and condition
of paint. Bolts for sealant.
Forward landing gear tires for proper inflation (with gage) and for
cuts, blisters, slippage, and wear. Refer to TM 55-2620-200-24.
antenna for cleanliness.
Hydraulic ground test connections flight control system No. 1
Anticollision light for security, damage and trapped moisture.
cover for security.
Plug secure in drain hole.
Battery, battery charger and connectors for damage, security,
If installed, open fuselage drain plugs to check for fluids. Allow
corrosion, cleanliness, and evidence of leakage. Do not open
fluid to drain. Close plugs.
battery top cover. Battery charger for tripped bite indicator.
Main and auxiliary fuel tanks for evidence of leaks. Filler caps
Battery sump jar and tubing for leaks, security, and adequate
for secur ity. Visible por tions of tank vents for damage and
obstruction. Vent fairings for security. Sump drains for leaks.
Electrical power equipment in left pod for secur ity of mounting.
Aft landing gear strut for leaks, cleanliness of exposed piston,
Connectors for proper installation and secur ity.
normal extension (visual). Mounting structure for condition.
Static port for obstruction and damage.
Examine aft landing gear lower drag link for cracks, corrosion,
blistering or flaking paint. Examine the area within a 3 inch
Navigation and NVG lights for condition.
radius of the forward end, upper and lower bolt holes for evidence
of cracking. If necessary, clean immediate area to provide more
Forward landing gear suppor t structure for buckling, cracks,
corrosion, loose or missing hardware.
Ground contact proximity switch, bracket, target, and link for
Forward landing gear strut for leakage, cleanliness of exposed
security, damage, and excessive play.
piston, and normal extension (visual).
Check wo rk area for tools and par ts after completion o f maintenance and insp ection.