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MAINTENANCE TRAINING NOTES

T1 42 & 72 PEC-MPC (PWC 120) ref 72-


212A Ver 1.5

ATA 08 WEIGHING AND LEVELLING

Date of issue 25/04/08


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Weighing and levelling

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WEIGHING METHODS
Three Weighing technics can be used:
Weighing on jack,
Weighing on wheels,
Weighing on jack and wheels.

Prior to weighing:
Defuel the tanks by suction and drained.
During defueling, pitch and roll attitude must be at 0.
The remaining fuel quantity must be check in weight and balance manual (one table for each aircraft version).

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AIRCRAFT PREPARATION
Place aircraft in a closed hangar.
Equip with one clinometer, at level of cargo compartment door between frame 14 and frame17, for measuring aircraft pitch attitude = 0.
The aircraft configuration must be as follows:
Flaps retracted.
Control surfaces and trim in neutral position.
Spoilers retracted.
All doors and exits closed.
Blanking plates, protection and covers removed.
No object workstand in contact with aircraft.
Make out list of missing equipment:
Hydraulic system is topped up.
Engine oil replenishing has been accomplished.
Replenish toilets with water and applicable materials.
Top up with potable water system.
Note tire characteristics.
Clean aircraft to remove all trace of grease, dirt or water. CAUTION : do not weight wet or iced aircraft.

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WEIGHING ON JACK
Jacking and load cell point location must be as follows:
1 or 2 on the nose.
1 for each wing.
1 safety stay on tail cone.
Note : Load cell depend on ATR version.
The maximum permissible load on each point is given in Job Instruction Card (reference n 08-12-00).

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WEIGHING ON WHEELS
The mechanical scales must be located as follows:
1 on the nose.
2 for the main gears.
Note : Mechanical scales depend on ATR version.
The three scales must have pans large enough to contain the landing gear tires.

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WEIGHING ON JACK AND WHEELS


The mechanical scales and jacking point must be located as follows:
1 scale and 1 jack for the nose. Nose landing gear structure will be suspended by jack assy positioned on floor mechanical scale.
1 scale for main gears. Both main landing gear left and right tires will be positioned on same floor mechanical scale.
Note: Mechanical scales depend on ATR version.
The two scales must have pans large enough to contain the landing gear tires.
The aircraft must be leveled at 0 attitude by lifting the nose gear structure.

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