F-16 Canopy Sill Longeron Repair or Replacement

ES3 provides specialized engineering servicing of the F-16 Canopy Sill Longeron.

ES3 will perform all preparation, repair or replace the canopy sill longeron, along with all build-up requirements for this effort.  General procedures on aircraft  include:

  • Removing side skin fasteners
  • Removing associated brackets and secondary structure
  • Removing the Canopy Sill Longeron
  • Creating templates for fastener location
  • Drilling up located fasteners on bench
  • Locating Canopy Sill Longeron within structure
  • Back drilling remaining fastener holes
  • Reinstalling all components

Training can be provided as an option if requested.


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