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Gazelle SA 341 main gearbox description



Main gearbox is the crucial connection between Astazou engine, frame, the main rotor and tail rotor.This work of tech ingenious art is carrier of the hydro pack as well.There is a RPM sender inside it and you can see rotor rpm-s at the inside scale of tachometer at the instrumental board .At the side of main gearbox is also place for low oil  pressure sender.Everything is here at this video.




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When I have approached the connector and disassemble it I have found that the pins are loose and their connection to the wires are bad.

So after carefully inspection there is a one pin with signs of overheating others are too but this one is more than others.Procedure follows.

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The process of overhauling is at the stage where SA-342 gets new paint after the old one is removed completely.The new wiring is placed.That all guarantees long and safe flight hours.