5.5 FORWARD ENGINE MOUNT STRUCTURE (ET).
5.5.1 Description (Figure 5-1. Index No. 5). The forward engine mount structure is attached to the aircraft and supports
5.5.2 Defects. This inspection is to verify cracks found visually. No cracks are allowed.
5.5.3 Primary Method. Eddy Current.
a. Eddy Current Inspection Unit
b. Probe, straight, shielded surface, 100 KHz-500 KHz
c. Probe, right angle, shielded surface, 100 KHz-500 KHz, 901/2 inch drop
d. Cable Assembly
e. Reference Block, three-notched aluminum (0.008, 0.020, and 0.040 EDM notches)
g. Aircraft Marking Pencil, refer to Table 1-8
188.8.131.52 Preparation of Helicopter. The helicopter shall be prepared for safe ground maintenance. If required, the forward
engine mount structure shall be removed in accordance with the applicable technical manuals listed in Table 1-1.
184.108.40.206 Access. Access is through the engine upper and lower doors from the engine work platform.
See Figure 1-4 CH-47: 20, 21, and 22; MH-47: 18, 20, and 21.
220.127.116.11 Preparation of Part.
The part shall be thoroughly cleaned.
Refer to Preparation of Part or Area for NDI,
18.104.22.168 NDI Equipment Settings.
Make the following initial settings on the Eddy Current Inspection Unit, NORTEC-19e .
- 200 KHz