AFT SLIDER SHAFT (MT).
3.13.1 Description (Figure 3-1. Index No. 13). The aft slider shaft is mounted on the rotor shaft and bolted to the rotor
shaft support. It provides the bearing surface for aft swashplate motion.
3.13.2 Defects. Defects may occur anywhere on the slider shaft. Any damaged areas shall be inspected both before
and after repair to ensure there are no cracks. No cracks are allowed.
3.13.3 Primary Method. Magnetic Particle.
Magnetic Particle Inspection Probe/Yoke
Fluorescent Magnetic Particles
Preparation of Helicopter. The helicopter shall be prepared for safe ground maintenance and the aft slider
shaft removed in accordance with the applicable technical manuals listed in Table 1-1.