ATA 2590 NON-STANDARD EQUIPMENT SYSTEM–Night Vision Goggles–FAILED–PART NO. AV/AVS-9(V) F4949G . DR 611852604
Failure of right-hand NVIS tube on task. Sent for approved repair.
ATA 3246 WHEEL/SKI/FLOAT–HUB–CRACKED–PART NO. 2614964. DR 611852647
Wheel assembly was undergoing a tyre change, on inspection, a crack was discovered to the inner hub half tube wall. Inner hub Heat shields removed and NDT c/o confirming the finding. OEM notified, awaiting response.
ATA 2590 NON-STANDARD EQUIPMENT SYSTEM–Night Vision Goggles–Single Tube Failure. DR 611852659
During mission, right side tube failed. Swapping batteries, disconnecting and reconnecting NVG’s to the helmet mount did not help. NVG’s with the failed tube had recently returned from 6 monthly service and a tube change. This had been the first time the NVG’s had been used since return from service. The NVG’s will be sent back for investigation and repair.