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Old 29th Jul 2017, 10:18
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Join Date: Sep 2007
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Originally Posted by Downupside View Post
Hi, pardon my ignorance, but what is the definition of a hot swashplate? And your hands temperature acceptance level?
Go to maintenance, let them fix or clear this, give them credit/trust for what they do and recommend. full stop. Anything else is speculation beyond my/your area of responsibility.
My 2cts
Good point. A metal bearing surface at 180degF would be too hot to touch for most people. Yet it could easily still be within acceptable operating limits for the swash plate system. Ask your maintenance people to look into it.
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