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Blade Taping in Clamshell Maintenance Hangar, Saudi Arabia

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Blade Taping in Clamshell Maintenance Hangar, Saudi Arabia

Comments for: Blade Taping in Clamshell Maintenance Hangar, Saudi Arabia
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Date: December 08, 2007 08:36PM

The desert environment and coarse sand caused accelerated wear on Apache rotor blades, which are carbon fiber composite.

Maintenance personnel worked virtually non-stop to tape up the blades to minimize this damage.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/12/2007 08:39PM by 90130_.