Figure 6-13. Pilot Cyclic Stick
6.14 LATERAL FEEL SPRING CARTRIDGE (ET).
Description (Figure 6-1. Index No. 14). The lateral feel spring cartridge is found at the base of the pilot's cyclic
stick attached to the magnetic brake arm.
Defects. This inspection is used to verify crack indications found visually on the lateral feel spring cartridge. No
cracks are allowed.
Primary Method. Eddy Current.
NDI Equipment and Materials. (Refer to Appendix B.)
Eddy Current Inspection Unit
Probe, straight, shielded surface, 100 KHz-500 KHz
Probe, right angle, shielded surface, 100 KHz-500 KHz, 90 °
1/2 inch drop
Reference Block, three-notched aluminum (0.008, 0.020, and 0.040 EDM notches)
Teflon Tape, refer to Table 1-8
Aircraft Marking Pencil, refer to Table 1-8