BBB Accreditation

BBB Accreditation

Vertical Lift Consulting is now fully accredited with the Better Business Bureau! We took this additional step to provide our customers that extra "warm fuzzy feeling" that comes from knowing that you are dealing with a properly vetted and fully accredited organization. Click on the BBB Seal below to view our profile, leave a review, or even make a complaint. Like any other business, we appreciate good reviews... But if, for any reason, you feel that you have had a less-than-ideal experience with us, please give us a chance to make that right before leaving a negative review or making…
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Inspecting Grooves on Level Wind Shafts

A question was recently asked about inspection of the grooves on the level wind shafts. An inspection of the level wind shafts is called out in TM 1-1520-237- and 280-PMI as follows: "Check hoist rollers and level wind for wear, corrosion, and security." Someone digging deeper into Breeze-Eastern’s Flight Line Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM) for the hoist would notice the following diagram in Section 501 – Checks and Inspections: In addition to the PMI, the level winds should be inspected any time the width of the grooves is suspect (for instance, you notice metal shavings in/around the grooves or…
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