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8840 — Aircraft Mechanical Parts Repairing*

This standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in the repair, modification, overhaul/ recondition, and test of mechanical parts and components removed from fixed and rotary wing aircraft such as control columns, transmissions, gear boxes, landing gear components, clutch assemblies, rotor head assemblies and blades, constant speed drives, mechanical actuators, wheel and rotor brake assemblies, cargo hooks, engine controls, cable tension regulators, accessory drive gear boxes, cargo winches, turbine blades, and compressor vanes. The work requires knowledge of the mechanical relationships and operational characteristics of mechanical parts and components being repaired or reworked. The work does not require a substantive knowledge of aircraft systems and their interrelationships.