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NEWS | Feb. 15, 2024

AH-64E: Inspect Horizontal Stabilator Mount Bolt Retainer Screws for Over-Torquing

BLUF: Check stabilator mount bolt retainer screws for over-torquing.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jamie Benson, an AH-64E Apache helicopter pilot, gives Josh Altman, the Military Legislative Assistant for Sen. Jon Ossoff a tour of the AH-64E Apache helicopter.
Photo by Sgt. Savannah Roy

The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) states that when the stabalitors were installed on AH-64E aircraft models with serial numbers 2003330 thru 2203455, the mount bolt retainer screws may have been over-torqued.
Mechanics must perform a one-time inspection to check for over-torqued mount bolt retainer screws and follow the follow aviation maintenance action message H-64-24-AMAM-03 and the addendum for correction and compliance instructions.
Here are the parts you need to inspect.
Nomenclature NSN Part number
Aircraft structural plate 1560-01-177-5685 7-311120607
Machine screw 5305-00-616-3801 NAS623-3-4
Self-locking nut plate 5310-00-771-7406 MS21076L3N

You can view and download the AMAM with addendum HERE, using your CAC. Click on Consolidated Listings, select Aviation as the Record Type, H-64 as System Type and AMAM as Message Type. Then click Search. Results are listed in chronological order.
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