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Stablizer Compartment Access Door B737 Test

Mon Oct 20, 2003 11:16 pm

What is the Function test carried out on the Stablizer compartment Blow out access door [LH side] on the B737s to prove its serviceability.
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RE: Stablizer Compartment Access Door B737 Test

Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:28 am

AAL B737 AMM 52-49-11-5

SECTION 48 ACCESS AND BLOWOUT DOOR - ADJUSTMENT/TEST

(1) Do a blowout test on the door:

(a) Apply a device that weighs between 52-68 pounds (23.6-30.8 kilograms) on the door frame near the latch torque shaft.

(b) Make sure the latches release.
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RE: Stablizer Compartment Access Door B737 Test

Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:14 am

BTW, per the MM, DO NOT try it this way:

WARNING: STAY OFF THE DOOR. YOUR WEIGHT CAN RELEASE THE SPRING-LOADED LATCHES. IF YOU FALL THROUGH THE DOOR, INJURIES WILL OCCUR.

Ouch.
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