Repair Materials. Repair materials for shielded or
unshielded wire and co-axial cables are provided.
Bulk stock of shielded and unshielded wire, tubular
shield braid, heat shrinkable tubing and wire harness
tie tape is provided on spools stored in a removable
rack. Other repair materials are stored in plastic
boxes to reduce FOD hazard. The boxes are
labeled at each end with the repair materials
location reference number, name, and part number.
A label on the box cover contains abbreviated
Additionally, four boxes are used to store connector
pins and sockets.
Use. Before using kit components, a
working knowledge of the instructions, and material
application charts is required. The software package
duplicates the environmentally protected software. It
provides instructions for the use of the tools, the
component selection charts, and proper application of
repair materials. Proficiency in the use and application
of this material is necessary to achieve desired repair
Procedure. The following procedure is
typical when using the kit to repair wire or cable:
Perform necessary steps to make aircraft safe, such
as making sure all electrical power is disconnected
and all systems are deactivated. Disconnect the
Review DA Form 2404 and apply the information to
the aircrafts' serviceability tables.
Establish the sequence for wire repair, starting with
the most essential requirement and proceeding to
non-essential, as time permits.
Perform diagnostic and troubleshooting tests as
applicable per paragraph 9-7b(1).
determining type and gage of the wire used in the
Use the repair component selection charts to
determine the repair material to be used.
Refer to the general wire repair procedure and
material instructions to determine the tools required.
Set up and check out the HT-900A Heat Gun at the
Refer to the contents chart to located required tools
and repair material.
Remove the necessary tools and repair materials
from the kits. Verify that the proper stripper blades
are installed in the stripper handle. Change as
Prepare the wire or co-axial cable for installation of
Install repair material per instructions.
Perform the remaining repairs on other wire or co-
Use the test equipment to verify the repair.
Use the TDR to obtain a chart record
of all repairs performed on co-axial
cables. This record will be included
in the aircraft maintenance records.
It will provide a signature of the co-
axial cable characteristics if a future
system degradation occurs. Clearly
annotate the chart record with the
aircraft serial number, date, airframe
hours, cable number, system, repair
action performed, and vertical and
horizontal TDR attenuations.
Return all tools and unused repair materials to their
proper storage compartment. Verify the kit
inventory account for all components, and prevent
After completing all repairs and verifying kit
inventory, check out aircraft and systems (powered).
Mission And Major Components. The kit
is used for emergency repairs on a downed aircrafts'
electrical wiring to allow a self-recovery flight to an
AVIM or AVUM area. The kit contains the basic tools,