Section I. INTRODUCTION
B-1. General. This appendix provides a summary of the maintenance operations for
the AS-3577/GRC. It authorizes categories of maintenance for specific maintenance
functions on repairable items and components and the tools and equipment required to
perform each function. This appendix may be used as an aid in planning maintenance
Maintenance functions will be limited to and defined as
B-2. Maintenance Function.
a. Inspect. To determine the serviceability of an item by comparing its physi-
cal, mechanical and/or electrical characteristics with established standards through
b. Test. To verify serviceability and to detect incipient failure by measuring
the mechanical or electrical characteristics of an item and comparing those charac-
teristics with prescribed standards.
c. Service. Operations required periodically to keep an item in proper opera-
tional condition, i.e., to clean (decontaminate), to preserve, to drain, to paint,
d. Adjust. To maintain, within prescribed limits, by bringing into proper or
exact position, or by setting the operating characteristics to the specified parame-
e. Aline. To adjust specified variable elements of an item to brinq about opti-
mum or desired performance.
cause corrections to be made or to be adjusted on
f. Calibrate. To determine and
diagnostic equipments used in precision measure-
instruments or test measuring and
two instruments, one of which is a certified stan-
ment. Consists of comparisons of
and adjust any discrepancy in the accuracy of the
dard of known accuracy, to detect
instrument being compared.
g. Install. The act of emplacing, seating, or fixing into position an item,
part, module (component or assembly) in a manner to allow the proper functioning of
the equipment or system.
h. Replace. The act of substituting a serviceable like-type part, subassembly,
or module (component or assembly) for an unserviceable counterpart.
i. Repair. The application of maintenance services (inspect, test, service,
adjust, aline, calibrate, replace) or other maintenance actions (welding, grinding,
riveting, straightening, facing remachining, or resurfacing) to restore