Data Plates. Spray data plates, MILV-
173, in exposed locations on instrument panels, bodies
etc, with a thin coat of varnish insulation compound.
Control overspray to avoid coating adjacent surfaces.
Depreservation. Depreserve equipment as
protective covering materials to include polyethylene
film, barrier materials, and tape.
preservatives with approved solvents as necessary.
Tires. Inflate tires to prescribed pressure
extinguishers as required.
Batteries. Install serviceable batteries as
Brakes. Check and service hydraulic
brakes systems to operating lever with the fluid
specified in equipment.
Hydraulic System. Check and service
hydraulic systems to operating level with fluid specified
in the equipment publications.
Gear Boxes. Service gear boxes to
operating level with the lubricant specified in the
External Drives. Check drive belts for
serviceability and adjust to tension specified in the
Fuel Systems. Service with operating fuel
specified in the equipment publications.
Turbine Engines. Depreserve turbine
engines as specified in the equipment publications.
Lubrication. Service engine as
required with the operating oil specified in the
equipment publications. TM 1-1500-204-23-9
Liquid Cooling System. Service
system as required and test coolant for desired anti-
Air Compressors. Service as required
with the operating oil specified in the equipment
publications. Close the air receiver drain cocks and
inspect as required.
accordance with paragraph 9-7e (1) and treat corrosion
Preventive Maintenance Service. Perform
any remaining items of the annual preventative
Calibration. Calibrate equipment as
Forms and Records. Update equipment
forms and records to preservation data on material
Represervation. When equipment in storage is
to be represerved for storage, proceed as follows:
Depreserve. Depreserve equipment in
accordance with paragraph 9-7f.
Exercise. Operate equipment and all
systems in accordance with equipment publications.
accordance with paragraph 9-7e. When preserving an
item previously prepared for storage in accordance with
paragraph 9-7e, lubricant and engine do not need to be
9-8. Shipping and Receiving Ground Support
Preservation for Shipment. Equipment will be
preserved for shipment in accordance with paragraph 9-
Packing and Crating. Guidance on packaging
and crating equipment for shipment is provided in TM
38-230-1, TM 38-230-2, and TM 746-10. For assistance
in obtaining additional information on packaging contact
Commander, U. S. Army Aviation and Troop
Command, ATTN: AMSAT-I-SDP, 4300 Goodfellow
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