DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
REVISION TO TAIL ROTOR SLIDER RETIREMENT LIFE
FOR ALL UH-1 SERIES AIRCRAFT
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.
22 January 1998
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
THIS PUBLICATION IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL RESCINDED OR
1. Priority Classification. URGENT.
This publication incorporates Safety of Flight Message UH-1-98-01 and
changes as a result of Safety of Flight Message UH-1-98-03.
a. Aircraft in Use. Upon receipt of this TB the condition status symbol of the cited aircraft will
be changed to a circled red X. The circled red X may be cleared when the inspection of paragraph 8.
below is completed. The affected aircraft shall be inspected as soon as practical but no later than the
task/inspection suspense date. Failure to comply with the requirements of this TB within the time frame
will cause the status symbol to be upgraded to a red X. While the aircraft is on a circled red X it may be
reported as fully mission capable (FMC).
b. Aircraft in Depot Maintenance. Aircraft will not be issued until compliance with this TB has
c. Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance. Aircraft will not be released until compliance with this TB
has been completed.
*This TB supersedes USAAMCOM Safety of Flight Messages UH-1-98-91, 202124Z Nov 97 and
Safety of Flight Message UH-1-98-03, 221418Z Dec 97.