This manual covers only maintenance test flight
of CH-47D aircraft and in no way supercedes any
information contained in TM 1-1520-240-10 or applicable
-CL, but is to be used in conjunction with the -10 and -CL.
For the purpose of maintenance test flights only, this
manual satisfies all the requirements of the -CL from
Interior Check through Engine Shutdown.
Crew requirements will be as specified in TM
1-1500-328-23 and TM 1-1520-240-10.
The duration of the general or limited test flight
will be in accordance with the requirements of TM
passengers are prohibited on maintenance test flights.
Forms and Records.
Forms and records will
be checked prior to the maintenance test flight to
determine what maintenance has been performed and the
type of maintenance test flight required (i.e., general or
The configuration of the
aircraft should be determined prior to each maintenance
test flight in order to determine performance parameters.
Post Test Flight Inspection.
visual inspection will be performed to the extent necessary
to assure that deficiencies or shortcomings that may have
developed as a result of the maintenance test flight are
When a maintenance test flight
is required to assure proper operation of a specific
system(s), refer to the applicable maintenance manual for
the limits of that system.