DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
RCS CSGLD--1--1860(R1), ALL
H--60 AIRCRAFT, INITIAL AND RECURRING
INSPECTION OF THE MAIN LANDING GEAR DRAG
BEAM ASSEMBLY AND DECREASED TORQUE ON
THE JACKPAD NUT
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D. C.
8 December 2000
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
IAW AR 95--1, para 6--6A, MACOM Commanders may authorize temporary exception from
ASAM message requirements. Exception may only occur when combat operations or matter
of life or death in civil disasters or other emergencies are so urgent that they override the con-
sequences of continued aircraft operation.
a. Aircraft in Use. Upon receipt of this message make the following entry on the DA Form 2408--13--1.
Enter a Red Horizontal Dash //--// status symbol with the following statement: "Inspect main landing gear drag
beam assembly IAW TB 1--1520--237--20--225 prior to the next flight but NLT 21 Nov 00." Clear the Red Hori-
zontal Dash //--// entry when the procedures IAW para 8 and 9 are completed. The affected aircraft shall be
inspected prior to the next flight but no later than 21 Nov 00. Commanders who are unable to comply with
the requirements of this message within the time frame specified will upgrade the affected aircraft status sym-
bol to a Red //X//.
b. Aircraft in Depot Maintenance. Depot Commanders will not be issue aircraft until they are in com-
pliance with this TB.
c. Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance -- Commanders and facility managers will not issue aircraft until
they are in compliance with this TB.
Aircraft in Transit.
(1) Surface/Air Shipment -- Prior to first flight after arrival at final destination.
* This TB supersedes USAAMCOM Aviation Safety of Flight Message (AMSAM), UH--60--01--01, 052150Z