Westland Composite Main WD01-29-90250 Repainted and Balanced
Westland Composite Main WD01-29-90250 Balance Difference IncomingAfter Re-Paint Weight212.3 lbs.210.2 lbs. Span Moment37,077 “lbs.36,600 “lbs. Chord Moment976.9 “lbs.963.4 “lbs. Blade had been repainted 4 times. Found 3 sets of stencils This why you do not have interchangability between blades
Balance Dynamic vs Static Is it Necessary? Dynamic is essentially the same as ground runs. Cannot simulate forward airspeed. Really all it does is give you a track number to start from.
Westland Composite Main WD01-29-90250 Typical erosion damage to leading edge.
Westland Composite Main WD01-29-90250 8’ Nickel abrasion strip installed.
Repainting the blade causes the blade to be out of balance. Touch up paint only.
Replacement O-rings MS 28775-6 BIM Indicator and Shrader Valve BIM System Maintenance
Never - Never - NEVER! Put a wrench on nuts or bolts to check torque. Breaks the seal and causes a leak. BIM System Maintenance
1. Believe the indicator. 2. Replace with serviceable one if suspect indicator. 3. Conduct 30-second test to verify operating correctly. Full color change to red within 30 sec. BIM System Maintenance
Storage Help Consider the life of the blades during storage. A lot of damage occurs during prolonged storeage.
Clean and wipe down with preservative. Wrap up to protect. This one is scrap. Storage Help
Bushings installed in spar attachment holes. Repairs
ABS initiated nickel plated tip cap repair on Westland Seaking tail rotor blade. Repairs