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Task 27-10-10-01 - Control Rod Inspections

1. Elevator Control Rod Inspection

  • A. Remove the tunnel covers, ref [AMM Task 25-10-01-01](../../../Equipment/Panels/Maintenance Practices/tunnelcover.mdx).
  • B. Inspect the rods for cracks, gouges or scratches.
  • C. Inspect the connecting hardware.
    • (1) Ensure the front rod end has safety wire and the safety wire is retained within the fastener stackup.
    • (2) Check the jam nuts for condition and security.
    • (3) Check the torque stripe for continuity. If broken, re-tighten jam nuts and re-apply torque stripe. Ensure more rod end engagement is over half.

Aileron Control Rod Inspections