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Gary Peak Field Service Engineer McCauley Propeller Systems Building On The Best
Product Support for 2010 Technical Publications McCauley Training Foreign Certifications Threaded Propellers Service Bulletins & Letters Pending service Information Field Issues
Recent Manual Revisions MPC26 CD Owner’s Manual Rev. 1 Original issue April, 2008 Rev. 1 issued December, 2009 added the information for fixed pitch propellers Contains owner’s manual information for all C200 through C1100 series as well as fixed pitch aluminum propellers
Planned Manual Revisions MPC1100 (est. completion 4th qtr 2010)? CMM1100 (est. completion 4th qtr 2010)? BOM100 (est. completion 4th qtr 2010)? SPM100 (est. completion 4 th qtr 2010) Should include C3400 hub information Will include all De-Ice information ( De-ice manual will be obsolete)
McCauley Training McCauley Training Advantages: Flexible training schedule Class book provided can be used for future reference Competitive prices Knowledgeable trainers Cost effective way to train new employees without disrupting existing personnel Assistance in making lodging and rental car arrangements
New Courses for 2010 C300/C500 Feathering Propeller Overhaul Intro. to McCauley Propeller and Field Maintenance Fixed Pitch Propeller Maintenance Boot R& I Optional With Constant Speed Overhaul
McCauley Training Available Classes Constant Speed Overhaul Turbine Overhaul Blade Overhaul Manual C703 Field Reassembly C1103 Field Reassembly Courses Can Be Combined Visit for a full list of available courseswww.mccauley.textron.com
Owner’s/Operators Class Propeller/Governor operation theory Participate in a build up/tear down of a C400 series propeller Discussion of active service letters and service bulletins
Composite Training Development Composite Blade Overhaul 1L100 Overhaul C3400 Overhaul
Composite Blade Overhaul Class Damage assessment/Inspection Minor blade repair Leading edge guard replacement Resonance testing
1L100 Composite Overhaul Class Damage assessment/Inspection Minor Blade repair Leading edge guard replacement Resonance testing
Composite Tooling Requirements Majority of tools utilized are common with other composite blade manufacturer’s McCauley specific tooling: Resonance Test Equipment Resonance Testing Fixture/Adapter Shank adapter for utilizing existing collets
Composite Qualification Complete qualification process still under development Will require procurement of applicable tools and fixtures Approved personnel must complete McCauley composite training May require work to be completed on a “qualification blade” and then approved by McCauley prior to obtaining certification
Threaded Propeller Part Production Ceased production of threaded blades in 2002 Last parts orders for threaded parts was 10/1/2010 Consumables and other purchase parts will continue to be available through McCauley Technical support of the product line will continue indefinitely
Threaded Propeller Parts Stopped
Service Information Overview Service Letters SL SL SL2010-1A SL SL Service information released since last WAPA meeting: Service Bulletins SB137AE ASB221E ASB250A ASB255A SB263 ASB264
Service Bulletins SB137AE - Time Between Overhaul (TBO) Adds long term storage requirements for TD propellers Increased governor TBO from 1800 hours/60 months to 2000 hours/60 months Adds a table with all of our component life limits
Service Bulletins ASB221E – Inspection of 1A103/TCM Changes from ASB221D to ASB221E Adds inspection and reaming of the bolt holes Adds visual and mag particle inspection of steel reinforcement plate Adds mag particle inspection of mounting bolts Adds visual inspection of mylar gasket AD , effective March 10, 2010
Service Bulletins ASB221E (continued) ASB221E vs. AD The difference between the ASB and the AD is the repetitive inspection ̶ ASB221E has a repetitive inspection every 750 hours or 36 months, whichever occurs first ̶ AD requires the repetitive inspection be performed every 750 hours. There is no calendar limit on the AD. If the propeller was previously inspected per ASB221C or D the initial inspection is not required. The repetitive inspection schedule should be followed.
Service Bulletins ASB250A – Hub life limits for C1101 – C1104 C1101, C1102, C1103, and C1104 hubs are now life limited to 6000 hours TTSN All hubs with more than 5750 hours TTSN ̶ Remove from service within next 250 hours TIS All hubs with less than 5750 hours TTSN ̶ Remove from service upon reaching 6000 hours TSN
Service Bulletins ASB255A – Jetstream J41 blade life limits and added blade inspections All C blades are now life limited to 3,500 hours TTIS
Service Bulletins ASB255A (continued) Changes the inspection compliance For blades with less than 2400 hours TTIS ̶ Inspect blades upon reaching 2500 hours TTIS For blades with more than 2400 hours TTIS ̶ If blades have been inspected in accordance with ASB255 within past 2400 hours TIS Inspect upon reaching 2500 hours time since last inspection ̶ If blades have not been inspected in accordance with ASB255 within the past 2400 hours TIS Inspect blades within next 100 hours TIS
Service Bulletins ASB255A (continued) Removes the repetitive inspection requirement Adds an inspection of the shelf on the blade shank where the split retainers ride C-5963 split retainers are replaced by C-7870 split retainers During reassembly the C-7870 split retainers must be installed with the ends clocked 90 degrees from the counterweight hole
Service Bulletins ASB255A (continued) AD , effective October 27, 2009 AD has different compliance times than ASB Blades with more than 10,000 hours TSN must be removed from service before next flight Blades with more than 3000 hours TSN must be removed from service within next 500 hours TIS, not to exceed 10,000 hours TSN Blades with less than 3000 hours TSN must be removed from service upon reaching 3500 hours TSN
Service Bulletins SB263 – Measuring feather angle on C652 C652 has a high feather angle There have been issues with incorrect feather measurements and adjustments which resulted in the propellers rotating backwards when feathered Make sure the protractor is on the correct side of 90 degrees
Service Bulletins ASB264 – Hub dowel hole inspection Drill point feature in the bottom of the dowel holes on C1101, C1102, C1103, and C1104 hubs Specific S/N range ( thru ) Drill point feature can vary in size If it has a drill point feature of any size it is affected.
Service Bulletins ASB264 (continued) Both pictures feature different size drill points Use a magnifying glass, wooden stick or transfer putty to help identify drill the point There is a warranty program for this ASB
Service Letters SL Added additional pitch range for the 1A100 and 1A135 fixed pitch
Service Letters SL (New fixed pitch model) 1A162/TCD6754 Installed on Cessna 162 Skycatcher Designed for TCM O-200-D engine with lightweight “star” flange Requires proper indexing for smooth operation ̶ Segment of crankshaft flange with flat spot at 12 o’clock and the prop at 10 and 4 position
SL2010-1A (new governor models) C290D3/T53 Single rpm governor used on Cirrus SR22T C290D4/T5 Created for Atlantic Aero Inc for their IO-550 STC conversions on the Cessna 206 and 210 DCFUS290D10/T8 Counter-rotating mag head governor created for Colemill Enterprises on their Piper Navajo/Chieftain synch system STC conversions
Service Letters SL (C447 oil level) Increased the oil fill level from 1300cc up to 2000cc.
Service Letters SL (new cylinder gasket) Rubber gasket that does not use permatex. Initially approved for use on C432 only Have been field testing it for 1 ½ years with no leakage problems
Application Guide MAG (McCauley Application Guide) Latest revision is February 2010 Added Non-McCauley STC’s It is available on the McCauley website Let me know if you find any errors or have additional information you want added, or changed.
Pending Service Letters SL2010-X (single piece piston rod) Single piece piston rods for C300 and C500 series propellers Will eliminate pressure checking piston rods and leakage issues at the brazed connection between the two pieces.
Pending Service Letters SL2010-X 1L100 Spacer removal
Pending Service Letters SL2010-X Definitions of a Service Letter and Service Bulletin
Field Issues Deice lead restrainer strap installation Still having issues with tearing deice boots Purpose of the restrainer strap is to hold down the lead not the boot Looking at the feasibility of leaving the restrainer strap location the same but positioning the boot farther outboard
Field Issues Cad plated hardware You may notice a change in the appearance of the Cad plating on some of our hardware. We are changing from type I to type II.
Enlist your Help We also want your help. Let us know if you have any ideas for new STC’s or other products to add to our line up.
Bonus C400 series fixed pitch
Gary Peak Field Service Engineer McCauley Propeller Systems 5800 East Pawnee Wichita, Ks Building On The Best