deteriorated locks, ground wires, chocks, mooring ropes,
and rods shall be replaced.
Under some conditions, corrosion
may attack the metal through the
paint. In such cases, the affected
areas will be indicated by blisters or
a scaly appearance of the paint.
Maintenance of Stored Aircraft. Precautions shall
be taken to ensure that adequate maintenance will be
accomplished to maintain the aircraft in the proper state
of preservation in accordance with applicable aircraft
maintenance manual. For aircraft in flyable storage,
calendar and dual criteria inspections will be completed
as they become due.
Entries In Aircraft Forms. When an aircraft is
placed in storage, process DA Form 2408 series forms in
accordance with DA PAM 738-751. Include an entry
indicating the type of storage, the date placed in storage,
and the date represervation is due.
Removal of Aircraft from Storage. When an
aircraft is removed from storage, the inspection and
maintenance performed will be dependent on the type of
storage the aircraft has been in.
accordance with applicable AVUM technical manuals.
maintenance daily inspection and all calendar and dual
criteria inspections that are due.
Maintenance. Correct aircraft deficiencies as
Operational Check. Perform Maintenance
Operational Check (MOC) and/or Maintenance Test Flight
(MTF) as required in accordance with TM 55-1500-328-
Shipment of Aircraft. Step by step procedures for
the preparation, loading, tiedown, and unloading of Army
aircraft for shipment by vessel, truck, and cargo aircraft
are provided in the Preparation for Shipment Manual
applicable to the aircraft. Authority to take deviation from
the procedures in the applicable Preparation for Shipment
Manual must be obtained, in writing, from Commander, U.
S. Army Aviation Systems Command, ATTN. AMSAV-
SDP, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63120-1798,
AUTOVON 693-2372, Commercial (314) 263-2372.
4-10. Preservation and Packaging of Aircraft
Components. General information on the preservation
and packaging of Army materiel is provided by TM 746-
10, Marking, Packaging and Shipment of Supplies and
Equipment: General Packaging Instructions for Field
Units Detailed information is provided by TM 38-230-1
and TM 38-230-2, Preservation of Materiel Preservation,
Volumes I and II, respectively.
Special Reusable Containers. Preservation
and packaging instructions for major aircraft components
that have special reusable containers are contained in the
applicable Aviation Unit Maintenance (AVUM) Technical
Packaging Procedures. Aircraft components
will normally be shipped in the same packaging the
replacement component was received in. When this is
not possible and assistance is required in determining the
preservation and packaging of a specific component,
contact Commander, U. S. Army Aviation Systems
Command, ATTN. AMSAV-SDP, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd,
St Louis, MO 63120-1798.